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Environment and Community Superintendent

Location: Blackwater, QLD, 4717

About the Business

Owned by Yancoal, Yarrabee is based in Blackwater QLD which is 200 km west of the Capricorn Coast. Yarrabee is a proud producer of high-quality PCI coal since 1982. We employ approximately 400 people, who are our most valuable asset.

Yancoal Australia is Australia’s largest pure play coal producer. It boasts three tier one thermal coal mines in New South Wales together with interests in three other metallurgical and thermal coal mines located in New South Wales and Queensland.  Yancoal Australia also manages five other Australian coal mines on behalf of related parties. Yancoal currently employs over 3,000 people across its operations. At Yancoal our people are our most valuable asset and we invest in developing our management and leadership talent throughout our operations.

About the Role

Reporting to the Operations Manager / SSE, you will be a part of a dynamic and motivated team. As a department head and leader on site you will demonstrate the Yancoal Values in all aspects of the role. The role will require you to:

  • Be a motivated team player that leads with integrity
  • Provide Yarrabee Coal Company and Boonal Coal Loadout facility with professional, technical advice regarding Environmental responsibilities and statutory obligations. 
  • Continuously develop and improve the Environmental Management Plan
  • Monitor the external environment for any emerging trends and educate the workforce regarding their individual environmental obligations
  • Develop and foster positive relationships within the local community to ensure Yarrabees social licence to operate

About You

The successful candidate will be a team player who thrives in a fast-paced environment. You will be driven to succeed in the role and have the ambition to deliver high quality results for internal and external stakeholders. With good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate and influence as all levels, you will be passionate about delivering excellent service. 

Other key skills, experience and attributes include:

  • Highly developed skills pertaining to environmental legislation
  • Experienced in the provision of environmental applications within an Open Cut Mining environment
  • Skilled at maintaining positive relationships and communication across a number of departments
  • Tertiary Qualifications in Environmental Science


Yancoal provides a range of benefits to appeal to the diverse needs of our employees.  The following benefits are available to eligible salaried employees:

  • All roles are referenced to current relevant market matching data
  • A vast range of retail discounts including major department stores, cinemas, restaurants
  • Salary Continuance and Life Insurance Cover
  • Salary Sacrifice Options
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Financial assistance and study leave for relevant qualifications
  • Service Recognition
  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave with no waiting period
  • Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Subsidised corporate health insurance for you and your family
  • Access to financial advice from a leading bank
  • Novated leasing options
  • Local accommodation options
  • Local sporting allowance

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Please note, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. We reserve the right to close the advertisement before the advertised end date and commence recruitment proceedings immediately.


Applications close 29 May 2022.