Local recruitment: Senior Team Leader (Water, Floodplains and Coast)

Government of New South Wales

Newcastle NSW, Australia 🇦🇺

  • Ongoing role, salary starting from $133,665 + superannuation
  • Exciting opportunity to support the Hunter Central Coast Water Floodplain and Coast team
  • Location: Newcastle or within the Hunter Central Coast region by negotiation

About the Role:

This is a great opportunity to work collaboratively in a fast paced and dynamic environment on coastal, flooding and environmental water matters and to use your skills to influence and negotiate with a range of stakeholders. In this role you will lead a team of professional staff to develop and implement strategies and programs, in partnership with key stakeholders, to assess and manage floodplain risks, coastal hazards and estuary health, and deliver environmental water outcomes.

About you:

You are a self-motivated and well organised person with exceptional skills in negotiation and building relationships with internal and external stakeholders. You have a proven ability to develop and effectively lead a geographically dispersed team. With a demonstrated track record in developing practical strategies and operational plans, delivering results, monitoring outcomes and providing feedback, you will also have a strong background in a relevant discipline.

About Us

Our vision is to create thriving environments, communities and economies for the people of New South Wales. We focus on some of the biggest issues facing our state. We deliver sustainable water resource and environment management, secure our energy supply, oversee our planning system, maximise community benefit from government land and property, and create the conditions for a prosperous state. We strive to be a high-performing, world-class public service organisation that celebrates and reflects the full diversity of the community we serve and seeks to embed Aboriginal cultural awareness and knowledge throughout the department. 

Together, we create thriving environments, communities and economies

Daring    Collaboration    Creative     Kind      Inclusive 

How to apply
Apply by reviewing the role description, submitting a current resume and cover letter of no more than two pages that addresses the focus capabilities for the role and your how your experience and skills make you a good fit for this role.

More Opportunities

A Talent Pool may be established for future roles with similar focus capabilities. The Talent Pool may be available to hiring managers from the Planning, Industry and Environment Cluster and other NSW Public Sector agencies over an 18-month period.  

Our commitment to diversity and flexibility

The Planning, Industry and Environment Cluster strives to be an inclusive workplace for all people. We recognise that we operate in a diverse community and welcome and encourage applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans, refugees and those with disability.

We understand that flexibility means different things to different people and are committed to offering flexible work arrangements where and when possible.

Applications Close:  22 September 2021

Should you require further information about the role, please contact Joe Thompson, Director Hunter Central Coast on 0419 950 156

2 days remaining

Apply by 22 September, 2021