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Join the leadership team of EPA Victoria!

About the Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA)

EPA is Victoria’s independent environmental regulator and is responsible for preventing the harmful effects of pollution and waste on Victorian communities and the environment.

As a values and purpose-driven organisation, they collaborate with the community, governments, and industry to achieve their objectives and benefit all Victorians. A statutory Authority, the EPA is led by Chief Executive Officer, Lee Miezis and governed by a Board.

They draw on world class scientific and regulatory expertise and work closely with governments, community, business and industry.

To support EPA’s ongoing evolution, they seeks outstanding executives to join their leadership team in four critical roles.

For more information

To hear CEO Lee Miezis, and the EPA team talk about working at the EPA over the last year, please see below.

The EPA offers a compelling employee value proposition, for more information go to HERE.

The roles

To express interest, please first ensure you have read the relevant Position Descriptions, then follow the link/s below:

Executive Director, Operations: Please see Position Description and to express interest/apply click here

Chief Investigator, Operations: Please see Position Description and to express interest/apply click here

Director, Regulatory Services: Please see Position Description and to express interest/apply click here

Director, Regional Victoria Area: Please see Position Description and to express interest/apply click here

How to apply

To apply please submit the following in Microsoft Word format using the application links above:

a recent CV/ Résumé (4-5 pages preferred) in Word format

a brief letter or cover email note highlighting your capabilities against the role (one page is preferred)

You are not required to separately address Key Selection Criteria at this time. Your CV achievements will be reviewed for alignment with the role priorities.

You may apply for more than one role by noting this clearly in your cover letter (and naming the roles).

You may be contacted by SHK for further conversation or interview with the consultant, and potentially, invited to Panel interviews or other informal meetings as part of the process. Contact may be via email or phone, including voicemail.

Selection processes will take some time and may include multiple panel interviews and selection stages over the next months. There may be delays in communications on this process, due to decision making at each step and requirements of executive appointments and formal approval. Candidates will be notified of their status at the appropriate stage by email or phone.

Additional information and referee details will be requested from you only as required, later in the process, and will need to include specific details that allow verification of the referees.

A range of full probity checks will be required for the final candidates in consideration, prior to a formal offer via a letter and contract. A standard executive contract will be offered to the successful candidate of three to five years.

For assistance with administrative matters, please email Lilli Vagnarelli, Associate, as or call 0417 947 028.

For a further confidential discussion after reviewing the Candidate Brief and lodging your CV, please email Penny Wilson, Senior Partner (preferred) or call 0434 589 284.

Direct and third-party applications will be forwarded to SHK.