Senior Toxicologist

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At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

Golder has a new opportunity for a Senior Toxicologist to join our Contaminated Land team on a full-time or potentially part-time basis based in Melbourne.

Key duties and responsibilities include:

  • Lead toxicological assessments, human health risk assessment and public health projects for various clients and types of developments including government, manufacturing, urban renewal, infrastructure, mining, oil and gas facilities
  • Lead and/or be part of project teams and projects that involve toxicology and/or public health and provide senior leadership and technical direction on medium to large projects so they are delivered safely, on time, within budget and to client and Golder's standards
  • Provide senior direction and review of technical reports in toxicology, human health risk assessment, rapid (response) risk assessment and public health
  • Provide technical development, mentoring and training of mid and junior staff nationally and locally
  • Manage external client relationships including development of relationships with new clients to develop business opportunities
  • Participate in industry groups and/or expert panels as part of maintaining high industry profile
  • Liaise with specialists from other disciplines or offices within Golder to develop new opportunities in toxicology and human health risk assessment
  • Provide input into the strategy and direction for the risk assessment and toxicology team in Australia
  • Embrace and lead our strong health, safety and environment culture

Skills and Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science and relevant post graduate qualification in toxicology, public health or a similar field.
  • DABT (desirable) or potential to seek toxicological certification.
  • Extensive experience in toxicology, human health risk assessment and public health
  • Experience in working with clients in sectors such as defence, land development, infrastructure, oil and gas, mining and waste in Australia
  • Registered Chartered/Certified Professional, and a member of a related professional body
  • Experience with of Australian chemical regulatory frameworks (eg NICNAS, APVMA,)
  • Experience providing expert testimony at hearings
  • Experience in developing and maintaining client relationships
  • High level project and project team management skills (preferred)

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages
  • Option to purchase shares in Golder
  • Employee owned structure - own the business, own the result
  • Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment
  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects
  • On the job training, mentoring and coaching
  • Global projects and travel opportunities

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading, global employee-owned engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 165 offices in over 40 countries, Golder's 6,500 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

At Golder, we care about our people - we operate with integrity and embrace diversity. Our ownership structure affords us the opportunity to invest in our careers and take pride in something we truly own.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for this role.

Please note: Golder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies.