Environmental Consultant Job


At SALT we offer rewarding careers, ongoing development opportunities and flexible working arrangements. We place high priority on an enjoyable and engaging work environment offering career development and mentoring as well as social and wellbeing opportunities. SALT provides expert advice to clients in local government, state government and the private sector throughout Australia. You will be working with driven professionals who are passionate, smart, creative, curious and quirky but proud to be part of a company that is dedicated to creating safer, sustainable cities. 

With an uncompromising commitment to customer satisfaction and service, you will be an experienced candidate (minimum 3 years experience) who will manage several projects simultaneously.  You will oversee and prepare reports and liaise with local government, state government and the private sector. You will also co-ordinate fee proposals and tenders for both government and private sector projects.

The type of work you will project manage/undertake will include:

  • Waste Management Plans
  • Environmentally Sustainable Design (ESD) Reports 
  • Council waste management guidelines and strategies 
  • Small to large strategic projects, such as Waste Management feasibility studies, master planning and business cases
  • Operational waste management reviews for commercial developments
  • Environmental Impact Assessments 

You will join our close-knit team environment at our Queen Street Melbourne office (7-minute walk from Flinders Street station). 


  • Consulting experience in Victoria 
  • Minimum of 3 years working experience 
  • Values exceptional client service above all and has an unwavering ability to deliver
  • Technical experience in waste management 
  • An understanding of the Victorian development/planning processes and preferably NSW
  • Proven project management experience
  • Ability to develop relationships and identify new business opportunities
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Mentoring capabilities 
  • Experience in preparing environmental impact assessments for a wide range of development projects is preferred



  • Manage small to large projects from beginning to end
  • Propose waste and ESD solutions to address and prevent negative environmental impacts 
  • Implement policies and propose design measures in designated parks and other areas to conserve and protect natural and cultural heritage
  • Participate in the planning of new developments and sites by providing relevant information and recommendations to minimise impacts on plants and wildlife
  • Advise on best practice waste management and ESD requirements/operations to guide the design and/or modification of developments 
  • Prepare reports for planning application submissions including Waste Management Plans and Sustainable Management Plans
  • Build a strong profile internally and establish/maintain relationships with current and prospective clients
  • Advise clients on commercially sound, cost effective and innovative contemporary solutions  
  • Ensure regular communication with clients 
  • Mentor and train junior staff members

Tertiary Qualifications

Minimum requirement is a bachelor degree in environmental engineering or science

Salary will be commensurate based on experience and skill level

Please email your resume to careers@salt3.com.au.