Local recruitment: Water Licensing Officer

Government of South Australia

Mount Gambier SA, Australia 🇦🇺

Department for Environment and Water
Job reference: 458391
Location: 5290 – MOUNT GAMBIER
Job status: Short Term Contract
Eligibility: Open to Everyone

Job Description:
The Water Licensing Officer is responsible for the effective administration of the licensing and permit provisions of relevant legislation, regulations, plans, policies and procedures. The Water Licensing Officer is responsible for processing, making determinations and providing recommendations regarding the eligibility of applications, associated with water licensing and well construction permitting. The incumbent will provide timely and accurate information and advice to departmental customers and ensure the objectives, work and business plans of the Water Licensing Branch are achieved. The position also provides information and advice on the administration of the Landscape South Australia Act 2019, regulations and associated water management plans or policies to internal and external customers.

Contract up to 31 March 2022

Special Conditions:

  • A current National Police Certificate is essential (for identified Positions of Trust)
  • May be required to participate in fire management and associated duties
  • May be required to travel intra and interstate, which may include overnight absences
  • Current drivers licence essential

ASO3 – $63,681 min. – $67,868 max. per annum

David Williamson
Team Leader, Limestone Coast
0417 876 788
[email protected]

Application Instructions:
Please note that all applications must be submitted online.
Applicants to submit a CV and letter of application (max 3 pages) addressing the technical, professional and qualifications outlined in the Role Description. A completed Pre-Employment Declaration is required as part of the application.
Applications close: 26/10/2021 11:00 PM

– Role Description.pdf
– employment declaration.pdf

Flexibility Statement
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.




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