EPA Governing Board - Chairperson and Members | Melbourne - CBD

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Posted on 28-Jan-2020
Application Close Date: 28-Feb-2020
Melbourne - CBD
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The Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change is seeking expressions of interest for appointment as the Chairperson or member of the Environment Protection Authority Governing Board. These appointments are expected to commence from 1 July 2020 for a term not exceeding five years, as determined by the Minister.

The Environment Protection Authority is established under the Environment Protection Act 2017  as Victoria's environment regulator to protect human health and the environment by reducing the harmful effects of pollutions and waste.

The Governing Board is responsible for the governance, strategic planning and risk management of the EPA. The EPA has a significant reform agenda as it prepares to implement the Environment Protection Amendment Act 2018  which will come into effect on 1 July 2020.

Candidates must demonstrate skills, experience or knowledge in at least one and preferably more of the following:

  • environment protection or regulation
  • regulation of industry
  • local government
  • public administration or governance
  • finance or accounting
  • legal practice

Expertise in the following is also desirable:

  • regulatory frameworks and their application
  • previous experience as a Chairperson or board member
  • community   engagement
  • rural and   regional communities
  • leadership

The Victorian Government is committed to ensuring our boards reflect the diversity of our communities to embrace our differences and apply diverse thinking to foster innovation. We encourage women, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from rural and regional communities, people with a disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and lesbian, gay, queer or questioning, bisexual, trans, asexual or allied, gender diverse and intersex people, as well as people of all ages to apply.

For more information, visit the Victorian Government's Get On Board website http://getonboard.vic.gov.au or phone Lysanne Kingswell, Manager Governance and Programs, DELWP) on (03) 9637 9317 or email climate.changegovernance@delwp.vic.gov.au.

Shortlisted applicants are required to undergo police and other probity checks.

For further information on the Environment Protection Authority and the Governing Board, visit https://www.epa.vic.gov.au.

Please note: When submitting your application online, there will be questions pertaining to the position's Key Selection Criteria which you will be required to respond to. Applicants will not be required to submit a separate cover letter or statement addressing each of the key selection criteria.

Expressions of interest close midnight 28 February 2020.