We are interested in discussing opportunities with highly motivated environmental science, natural resources and engineering professionals.
Please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss opportunities


Singleton, Sydney and Brisbane

  • Based in the Upper Hunter NSW with potential for flexibility (remote, Sydney or Brisbane office)
  • Secure permanent full-time position with flexibility available (4-day week if suits)
  • Competitive salary and bonus scheme commensurate with experience
  • Project specific inter-office, site and international travel opportunities exist
  • Friendly team environment

Our commitment to you:

  • A permanent, full-time opportunity with James Bailey & Associates Pty Ltd (a subsidiary company of Xenith Holdings – a highly regarded employee-owned consulting firm)
  • A market competitive remuneration package, including a performance bonus
  • Singleton office-based role with flexible working arrangements offered to the right candidate to work remotely or from Xenith’s Sydney or Brisbane office
  • The autonomy to steer your career where you want to go, with broad industry exposure provided and the opportunity to expand your knowledge base working alongside the disciplines of Environment, Law, Exploration and Mining, Business Analysis, Civil Engineering and ESG
  • Level the playing field and get promoted based on your skills and success
  • Grow together with us – own a piece of Xenith and share in our success

What you can do with us:

  • Challenge yourself by working on diverse and exciting projects
  • Become a respected subject matter expert – influence the strategy of tier one mining houses, renewable energy projects and provide expert advice to leading investment firms
  • Develop as a leader through having the autonomy to manage your own projects and engage directly with clients
  • Share your expertise within the team and mentor junior professionals
  • Contribute to cutting edge studies pushing the boundaries of the mining and renewable energy industries
  • Work with and be mentored by the best in the industry

Who we are looking for?

  • Bachelor of environmental science, law, engineering or planning degree
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in environmental management and/or environmental consulting preferably in the resources and/or renewable energy sector
  • An understanding of a broad range of environmental technical areas
  • Excellent communication, report writing, and teamwork skills
  • Up-to-date knowledge of the latest environmental legislation and industry best practice
  • Ability to work autonomously, manage multidisciplinary projects and mentor junior professionals
  • Passionate about your work, able to engage with clients, regulators, technical consultants and peers and be a highly motivated individual who is proactive with a “can do” attitude

About James Bailey & Associates

James Bailey & Associates Pty Ltd (JBA) is an environmental consulting firm servicing mining, renewable energy and related industries with a reputation for high quality work and client service. Our company focuses on attracting and developing high calibre professionals and puts a strong emphasis on maintaining a healthy work-life balance.  We are currently working on a number of state significant development applications and providing environmental management support for major resource and renewable energy projects across Australia.

JBA recently merged with Xenith Consulting, which is an employee owned, Australian firm working within the mining, infrastructure, energy and environment markets. Operating since 2004, with offices in Brisbane, Sydney and the Hunter Valley, Xenith works across the globe in a wide range of resource projects and consulting services, from concept studies through to detailed execution and closure. Xenith is also growing our expertise in future-facing commodities, new energy ventures, ESG and alternate land uses for mines.

We value diversity and are committed to a supportive and flexible working environment. We promote work life balance and provide flexible hours along with outstanding long-term career development opportunities through hands-on mentoring, training and the variety of work we do.

We are renowned for fostering greatness where individuals are valued as people, not just for high standards of technical excellence in their work tasks.

Apply Now

If you wish to work for a highly regarded company with the highest achievers in our field of expertise and can picture yourself contributing to a strong, specialised team, then this is a truly outstanding career opportunity.

Please forward your CV highlighting your relevant experience to:

View on Seek

Applications close Monday, 29 May 2023

Scroll to Top