Reporting to the Surveillance Program Specialist, the Field Surveillance Officer is a senior member of a team that works across the state in the development of strategies, policies and procedures and the conduct surveillance activities to support the prevention, detection, and investigation of environmental crime (related to pollution and waste).
- Provide leadership and role modelling to achieve high standards of performance, accountability, collaboration, ethics, and integrity.
- Ensure work is delivered to achieve required outcomes on time and to budget; coach and develop other regional based staff.
- As directed by the Surveillance Program Specialist, oversight, plan and deliver surveillance activities (technical, physical, and aerial) to obtain relevant information and intelligence to prevent, detect and investigate environmental crime (related to pollution and waste).
- Capture, monitor and record information relevant to surveillance utilising a variety of surveillance devices, ensuring all legislative, process and compliance obligations are met.
- Contribute to evidentiary material, including internal reports, statements, affidavits, and other documentation to support investigations and litigation; attend legal proceedings and give evidence obtained through surveillance activities.
- Work collaboratively with co-regulators to drive improved environmental and public health outcomes; and provide local intelligence to inform EPA’s strategic regulatory priorities.
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