Local recruitment: Senior Project Officer Water Efficiency Programs 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 programs and policies relating to water management and efficiency 
  • 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 and delivery of programs within the Water Group.

Under the NSW Water Strategy, Water Group will be delivering a new state-wide Water Efficiency Framework and Program. This will involve collaboration between all levels of Government, water utilities, the private sector and the wider community; focus on building water efficiency capacity, gaining a greater understanding of water use, and improving the evaluation of water efficiency initiatives. The work will also consider the effectiveness of the Building Sustainability Index (BASIX) in driving and sustaining water efficiency.

Senior Project Officer Water Efficiency Programs

In this role, you will facilitate the delivery of water efficiency programs throughout NSW, as well as work collaboratively with a team and other stakeholders to ensure program consistency and delivery on intended outcomes. To be successful in this position, you will have demonstrated experience with procurement, project or program design and delivery skills, and the ability to work collaboratively with others, and be innovative and results focussed.

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

Senior Policy Officer

In this role, you will manage the development, implementation and evaluation of water policy and regulation to ensure compliance with policy and regulatory objectives. You will also provide evidence-based advice on policy and regulation, as well as research and deliver projects. To be successful in this position, you will have demonstrated experience providing policy advice, with a broad understanding of water policy issues, along with strong collaboration and communication skills, as you will be working with other stakeholders and internal experts to develop policy and address emerging water issues.

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

6 days remaining

Apply by 5 December, 2021