Senior Environment & Community Advisor


Posted on:  30th Mar 2024


About the Business

We are Australia’s largest pure-play coal producer generating over $10 billion in Foreign Direct Investment; owning, operating or participating in coal mines across NSW, Queensland and Western Australia. 

Moolarben Coal mine is Australia’s largest thermal coal producer and has both Underground and Open cut operations producing over 21 million tpa.  It has over 800 employees with employees residing in the beautiful Mudgee area, with all the facilities for a fantastic family lifestyle. 

Job Tasks and Responsibilities

Join our growing team as we build new pathways to support our Operation with this exciting, freshly minted role! Based on site at Moolarben Coal Operations and reporting to the Environment and Community Manager, you will be a part of a dynamic and motivated team. This diverse position will support current and future expansion projects, focusing on Biodiversity Stewardship Agreements.

The role will require you to:

  • Lead and prepare Biodiversity Stewardship Agreements, approvals documentation, environmental assessments, and environmental management plans;
  • Lead, prepare, and review technical environmental reports;
  • Participate in the development of offset strategies required for future approvals.
  • Mentor and support members of the E&C team;
  • Partner with internal & external operational stakeholders to provide accurate environmental advice;
  • Assist with environment related training and development across the complex;
  • Manage contractors and consultants from scope preparation to project completion; and
  • Prepare and review technical environmental reports.

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have the following skills and attributes:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Environmental Science, Engineering or equivalent.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent attention to detail and time management skills;
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills to work within a team environment.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with all stakeholders;
  • Relevant experience in a similar role within the mining industry is desirable.


  • We offer competitive remuneration packages for our roles
  • A vast range of retail discounts including major department stores, cinemas, restaurants
  • Subsidised corporate health insurance for you and your family
  • Financial assistance and study leave for relevant qualifications
  • 18 weeks paid parental leave with no waiting period
  • Multiple types of flexible work arrangements
  • Access to financial advice from a leading bank
  • Salary Continuance and Life Insurance Cover
  • Salary sacrifice options, Service recognition rewards, Employee Assistance Programs

How to apply Yancoal is an equal opportunity employer and encourage those from diverse backgrounds to apply. If this is sounding like what you might be looking for in your next role apply today to start an exciting new journey with us.

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