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Senior Environment and Community Advisor

Mudgee, NSW, 2850

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

Based on site at Moolarben Coal Operations and reporting to the Environment and Community Manager, this is a unique and challenging position where you will have the opportunity to learn and partner with a variety of internal and external stakeholders. The role will require you to:

•    Lead and prepare environmental approvals documentation, environmental impact assessments and environmental management plans;
•    Provide robust technical advice in relation to approvals, property, and environmental management;
•    Employ your excellent interpersonal skills when liaising with internal and external stakeholders and co-ordinate environment and property works;
•    Lead, prepare, and review technical environmental reports and property related documentation, and
•    Manage contractors and consultants from scope preparation to project completion.

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have the following skills and attributes:

•    Tertiary qualifications in Environmental Science, Engineering or equivalent;
•    Approximately 5 years’ relevant experience within the resources industry;
•    Well-developed interpersonal skills to work within a team environment;
•    Positive and proactive attitude;
•    Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with all stakeholders;
•    Strong project management experience;
•    Experience with property and planning approvals highly regarded.


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
  • Education Assistance
  • Service Recognition
  • Paid Parental Leave Provisions
  • Flexible Work Arrangements

If you are a motivated E&C professional, looking for your next opportunity, apply for this role by clicking the Apply button! Please note this role is on a fixed term contract for 12 months. The successful applicant is expected to live within 100km of the mine.  Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.