Local recruitment: Environmental Water Coordinator with the Victorian Environmental Water Holder

Victoria Government

Melbourne VIC, Australia 🇦🇺

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 1 year and 3 years

Organisation: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Salary: $88,955 – $100,930

Occupation: Environment

Reference: VG/5082079750923152

Environmental Water Coordinator with the Victorian Environmental Water Holder (2 Positions) The Successful applicant will contribute to water planning and reporting processes, program development, liaison with officers of key delivery partners, participation in community consultation, and supporting the decision making of the Commission and executive management team

  • Are you good at working with people to achieve good outcomes?
  • Do you want to work in a great team environment and contribute to restoring the health of our rivers and wetlands?
  • Have you ever considered using your attention to detail, knowledge of Victoria’s water management framework and project management skills to enhance Victoria’s water for the environment program?

If you answered ‘yes’ to any of the above, then this is the job you’re looking for.

A rare opportunity has emerged for two motivated, self-starters to be Environmental Water Coordinators at the Victorian Environmental Water Holder (VEWH).  Two fixed term Environmental Water Coordinator positions are available – one is for three years the other for one year.

In this role, you will be responsible for planning, managing and reporting the use of environmental Water Holdings for several waterways and/or wetland systems in Victoria, and you will be the nominated lead for other VEWH activities that apply across the state.  You will liaise with staff at our program partner organisations and with broader stakeholders to ensure coordinated and effective delivery of environmental water.

The VEWH is an independent statutory body responsible for managing Victoria’s environmental water entitlements, in cooperation with partners, to improve the environmental health of rivers, wetlands and floodplains. 

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

Desirable:  Appropriate tertiary degree in science, engineering or natural resource management or a related field, or an equivalent accreditation or working/industry experience.

These 2 positions are fixed term roles (1 year and 3 years)

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the Key Selection Criteria detailed in the position description, including the Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications and capabilities sections. 

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Sunday, 26 September 2021.

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.

Applicants must possess corresponding work rights to be eligible for appointment for the advertised employment period. To be appointed to an ongoing position you must be an Australian Permanent Resident or an Australian/New Zealand citizen.

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

For further information including the position description, key selection criteria and to apply visit www.careers.vic.gov.au

Job type: Full time / 1 year and 3 years

Job classification: VPSG4

Contact: Mark Toomey | 0478 101 757

Job attachments: 50820797 and 50923152 PD VPS4 Environmental Water Coordinator.docx

6 days remaining

Apply by 26 September, 2021