Local recruitment: Senior Water Regulation Officer

Government of New South Wales

New South Wales, Australia 🇦🇺

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

Together, we create thriving environments, communities and economies.

  • Lead stakeholder engagement forums and provide specialist advice to enhance understanding of the NSW Floodplain Policy
  • Temporary full-time opportunity until June 2022, location flexible across NSW
  • Salary relative to experience, and ranges from $113,343 – $124,901 + super

Our Water Group team is currently seeking to appoint a Senior Water Regulation Officer to manage complex licensing, approvals and education projects relating to NSW Floodplain Harvesting Policy. In this role, you will plan, coordinate and lead stakeholder engagement forums to provide specialist advice and inform others on policy and legislation development.

About You

You will have demonstrated knowledge and experience in applying legislation, policies, procedures and other regulatory instruments relevant to licensing and compliance, along with experience in undertaking compliance investigations. You will be highly organised with the ability to balance competing demands and priorities, as well as knowledge of sustainable natural resource management and the ability to share this knowledge across DPIE water.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a driven team provide specialist advice to stakeholders and enhance community understanding of the NSW Floodplain Policy. We also offer career development and advancement opportunities.

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

For more information hit Apply to visit the www.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.

The Water Group leads the NSW Government in providing confidence to communities and stakeholders with the transparent stewardship of water resources, provision of services and reforms that support sustainable and healthy environments, economies and societies across NSW.

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.

We anticipate interviews will be held the week commencing 13 December 2021.

Applications close Sunday 28 November 2021 at 11:55PM.

Should you require further information about the role please contact Sandra White via  [email protected]

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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