Local recruitment: Natural Resource Project Officer (Flood Engineer)

Government of New South Wales

New South Wales, Australia 🇦🇺

Organisation / Entity:Water
Job category:Engineering | EngineeringEnvironmental | Environmental ScienceEnvironmental | Irrigation
Job location:Regional NSWCentral & North Coasts – Newcastle & Hunter Valley / Newcastle, Hunter & Region
Job reference number:517896
Work type:Full-Time
Total remuneration package:Engineer Grade 2
Closing date:24/11/2021 – 11:55 PM

Do you want your work to make a difference for NSW?

Together, we create thriving environments, communities and economies.

  • Support the delivery of the Hunter Valley Flood Mitigation Scheme
  • Full time contract from 28 January 2022 – 27 January 2023
  • Various locations available including Newcastle (regional NSW location encouraged)
  • Engineer Grade 2 offering salary from $93,791.00 + super

The Water Group is seeking an experienced Natural Resource Project Officer (Flood Engineer) to support the delivery of the Hunter Valley Flood Mitigation Scheme, delivering best practice floodplain and asset management for the people and communities of NSW.

About You

The Natural Resource Project Officer (Flood Engineer) is responsible for supporting the maintenance and operation of the Hunter Valley Flood Mitigation Scheme and assist in flood emergency management in accordance with National and State legislation, policies, guidelines and directions.

You will ensure all agreed projects are delivered on time and schedule by working with suppliers and liaising with stakeholders  including landholders and communicate the intent and limits to projects whilst identifying opportunities for life cycle optimisation within the Hunter Valley Flood Mitigation Scheme asset portfolio. 

You will possess sound knowledge of floodplain risk assessment methods and floodplain management strategies and knowledge of principles of asset management. Previous experience in managing civil engineering design and construction projects will ensure success in this technical role.

Essential Requirements

  • Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering or equivalent and eligible for membership of Engineers Australia
  • Current NSW Driver’s licence

For more information read the full Role Description: Natural Resources Project Officer

For more information hit Apply to visit the iworkfor.nsw.gov.au website.

About Us

The Department of Planning, Industry & Environment’s (DPIE) vision is to create thriving environments, communities and economies for the people of New South Wales. 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.

In our inclusive and accessible workplace, differences are embraced, contributions are valued, and everyone has a sense of connection and belonging. DPIE supports various employee affinity groups, practice flexible working, offer job share and workplace adjustments. We are committed to the Premier’s Priorities and welcome applications from all.

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. DPIE expects all applicants who can be safely vaccinated for COVID-19, to be so.

Applications close Wednesday 24 November 2021 at 11:55PM.

Should you require further information about the role please contact Andrew McIntyre via [email protected] or on 0402 149 304.

A recruitment pool may be created for ongoing and temporary opportunities of the same role or role type that may become available over the next 18 months.

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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