Local recruitment: Policy Officer and Water Strategy 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. 

  • Temporary full-time opportunities, location flexible across NSW 
  • Salary ranges from $99,431 – $110,064 + super 

Our Water Group team is currently seeking to appoint the below roles. Each position provides the opportunity to contribute to the strategic policy development and reform relating to water within our department.  

Policy Officer x 2  

  • Temporary full-time until June 2022 

In this role, you will provide policy analysis, advice and project coordination to contribute to the development, implementation, evaluation and reporting on policy outcomes. To be successful in this position, you will have knowledge or experience working on policy and/or legislative proposals, along with proven experience working with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders and developing solid relationships. 

For more information and essential requirements, read the full Role Description:?Policy Officer 

Water Strategy Officer x 3 

  • Temporary full-time until June 2022 

In this role, you will undertake research and collate information on water demand and supply, and assess options for long term improvements. You will also liaise with key internal and external stakeholders and work collaboratively to contribute to the development of regional strategies. To be successful in this position, you will have previous experience in policy development or water related areas including water planning, environmental science and/or natural resource management. 

For more information and essential requirements, read the full Role Description: Water Strategy Officer 

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.  

Applications close Sunday 5 December 2021 at 11:55PM. 

Interviews will take place week commenicing 13 December 2021. 

Should you require further information about the role please contact Jan Gill 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.  

6 days remaining

Apply by 5 December, 2021