Local recruitment: Senior Water Strategy Officer and Senior Policy 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.

  • Exciting opportunities to contribute to the development of policy relating to water management and regulation 
  • Temporary and ongoing full-time opportunities, location flexible across NSW
  • Salary ranges from $113,343 – $124,901 + super

Our Water Group team is currently seeking to appoint the below roles. Each position provides the opportunity to contribute to the development of policy relating to water management and regulation.  

Senior Water Strategy Officer x 3

  • Temporary full-time until June 2022

In this role, you will provide quality and timely advice to support the delivery of NSW Government regional water strategies, as well as coordinate a range of complex analytical research and projects. To be successful in this position you will have extensive experience in water related areas including water planning and natural resource management, along with the proven ability to provide data driven strategy advice to a range of internal and external stakeholders.

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

Senior Policy Officer – Intergovernmental

  • 1 x Ongoing full-time

In this role, you will provide expert strategic and legislative policy advice to support policy and legislative frameworks related to intergovernmental water management issues and reforms. To be successful in this position, you will have a solid understanding of government processes and policy development, as well as strong knowledge of water management issues, particularly the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.

For more information and essential requirements, read the full Role Description: Senior Policy Officer – Intergovernmental

Senior Policy Officer x 7

  • Temporary full-time until June 2022

In this role, you will manage the development, implantation and review of water policy and regulation. Liaising with agencies and stakeholders, you will provide expert policy advice and information, and effective consultation. To be successful in this position you will have a strong understanding of the processes of government, legislation and policy development, preferably in relation to water.

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

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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 commencing 13 December 2021

Should you require further information about the role please contact Olia Koudrina 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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Apply by 5 December, 2021

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