Local recruitment: Senior Water Resources Officer

Government of New South Wales

New South Wales, Australia 🇦🇺

  • Do you have a good understanding of natural resource management or water resource management in NSW?
  • Great opportunity for an Environmental Scientist or Environmental Engineer
  • Fixed Term Contract until end of January 2022 – Location is flexible
  • DPO Grade 4/5 with salary starting from $118,863 + super

Through an internal expression of interest, our Water Group team are seeking a Senior Water Resource Officer to provide technical advice and expertise and collaborate with stakeholders to ensure sustainable management of the State’s water resources and deliver implementation of water management plans and policies to achieve water reform and policy outcomes. In this role, you will also implement water resource management programs in a complex and time-constrained environment with changing technical and policy developments, while meeting sustainable water management outcomes that deliver environmental, social and economic benefits to the community of NSW.

About You

As a Senior Water Resource Officer, your work will contribute to broader water resource management functions that promote integration of water management issues from a number of water disciplines across the business.

Ideally with a background in Environmental Science or Environmental Engineering, your qualifications and experience in water or natural resource management will support effective decision making and implementation of water management plans, policies and procedures to achieve water reform and policy outcomes. You will undertake complex investigations and develop solutions that address water resource management, implementation, planning and policy gaps, inconsistencies and implementation obstacles.

Essential Requirements

  • Appropriate degree-level tertiary qualifications in environmental science, ecology, natural resource management, environmental engineering or a related discipline.
  • An established track record in project management and delivery.
  • Comprehensive understanding of State and Federal natural resource management frameworks, especially in relation to water resource management.

For more information read the full Role Description: Senior Water Resource Officer

To Apply

If excited by the information above, we look forward to receiving your application, including a copy of your resume and cover letter expressing your interest and suitability for the role.

Applications close 25 October 2021 at 11:55PM.

Should you require further information about the role please contact Julie-Anne Harty via [email protected] or on 0417 555 180.

Looking for more information or assistance in applying?

Our Diversity team can assist to:

  • provide alternative formats to apply
  • make adjustments to the recruitment process
  • offer information about workplace adjustments and support networks

We encourage people with disability to apply. If you have disability and require more information on adjustments and assistance to apply, contact the Diversity team on [email protected]  (please include reference number).

If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander check out Our Mob on Country https://www.dpie.nsw.gov.au/premiers-priorities/our-mob-on-country to see the work we do and get assistance in applying.





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