Environment & Community Superintendent


Yancoal Australia is Australias 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.


Located at the Stratford Coal Mine and reporting to the Operations Manager, you will be a part of a dynamic and motivated team. The Environment & Community Superintendent is responsible for ensuring the effective management of site environmental obligations and community relations. This is a six month fixed term position.

The role will involve:

  • Maintaining and implementing site environmental management strategy and action plans that ensure the operation complies with regulatory requirements;
  • Coordination of relevant regulatory approvals required for continued operations;
  • Coordinating environmental assessments to identify, assess and reduce environmental risks onsite;
  • Auditing, analysing and reporting environmental performance to internal and external stakeholders and regulatory bodies;
  • Training staff at all levels in environmental issues and responsibilities;
  • Building and maintaining harmonious relationships with the community;
  • Liaising effectively with external stakeholders such as government bodies and industry groups; and
  • Environmental incident response and management.


  • Tertiary qualifications in Environmental Science or related discipline;
  • Minimum 10 years experience in a similar role, preferred in the mining industry;
  • Strong knowledge of NSW Environmental Legislation as it applies to Coal Mining;
  • Experience in contract and project management;
  • Experience with liaising with government regulators, officials and community;
  • Experience with media management and community relations;
  • Experience in maintaining communication across a number of departments;
  • You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong organisational skills and be able to work cooperatively as part of a team in a range of diverse settings;
  • A current drivers licence is required.

Please note, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

14/10/2019 $0 Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter 1 Mining, Resources & Energy
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