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Environment and Community Coordinator

Location: Mount Thorley, Suburb: Singleton, State: NSW 

About the Business

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.

Job Tasks and Responsibilities

MTW is currently seeking a driven and enthusiastic Environment and Community Coordinator to join the team on a fulltime basis. Reporting to the Environment and Community Manager, the responsibility of this role is to provide environmental advice to the operation ensuring legislative compliance along with building and maintaining strong relationships within the local community.  On a daily basis, you will employ your strong interpersonal skills when liaising with internal and external stakeholders and co-ordinate environmental monitoring, prepare internal and external reports, undertake inspections and participate in audits.

Key responsibilities include:Coordinating environmental assistance and providing accurate advice on MTW operations regarding environmental requirements;

  • Investigating and assisting with complaint and incident management;
  • Providing assistance with the preparation of accurate environmental performance reports;
  • Anticipating, identifying and recording any actual or potential environmental concerns and coordinating the provision of solutions to these concerns;
  • Assisting in the development and implementation of MTW Environmental Management System;
  • Assist with the management and implementation of environmental projects;
  • Developing and maintaining environmental awareness training for employees and contractors.

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have the following skills and attributes:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Environmental management/science or, a related discipline;
  • 5 years’ practical experience in a similar role within a large-scale Open Cut Coal mining operation;
  • Knowledge of the NSW environmental regulatory framework;
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective relationships with all key stakeholders;
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy;
  • High level of computer literacy;
  • High level of integrity with the desire to innovate practical solutions;
  • Strong GIS experience is desirable.


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

  • Corporate Subsidised Health Cover Premiums
  • Salary Continuance and Life Insurance Cover
  • Salary Sacrifice Options
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Educations Assistance
  • Service Recognition
  • Paid Parental Leave Provisions
  • Flexible Work Arrangements

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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 15 April 2021.