Local recruitment: River Health and Freshwater Engagement Officer 

Tasmanian Government

Launceston TAS, Australia 🇦🇺

Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania
Primary Industries and Water
Agriculture and Water

Applications must be submitted by Monday 04 April, 2022 11:55 PM

Position details

Applications close:Monday 4 April, 2022 11:55 PM AEST
Award/Classification:Tasmanian State Service Award – General Stream Band 5
Salary:$89,600.00 to $94,036.00 per annum
Employment Type:Permanent, flexible, Permanent, full-time

The Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania is committed to investing in its people to ensure a sustainable and successful organisation through a positive workplace culture and highly capable employees. We are a diverse and inclusive workplace and understand the importance of flexible working arrangements.  Talk to us about what flexibility could look like for you.

Hours per fortnight

73.50 (minimum 58.80 hours, by negotiation) 


The purpose of the role is to lead and assist in the development and implementation of contemporary stakeholder engagement activities and communication strategies to support implementation of the Rural Water Use Strategy and the River Health Advisory Project; and to enhance the accessibility of clear, current and accurate information on water management matters.

Essential Requirements

  • As a result of a risk assessment process the Head of Agency gave consideration to where vaccination is a necessary control to protect the health and safety of workers and the community and therefore it has been determined that prior to appointment to these duties a person to is to provide evidence that they are vaccinated against the disease known as COVID-19.

Desirable Requirements

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in natural resource management, environmental management, science or communications.
  • A current motor vehicle driver’s licence.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

Download File 708805 – River Health and Freshwater Engagement Officer.docx

Download File 708805 – River Health and Freshwater Engagement Officer.pdf

Download File Advice to Applicants.docx

Download File Advice to Applicants.pdf

How to apply

To apply, please provide a Short Form Application which is a 1-2 page covering letter outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the Statement of Duties, and a copy of your current Resumé/CV.

Please note that we do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria.

Please apply online by clicking the blue “Apply Now” button.

Refer to the ‘Advice to Applicants’ document for further information.

If you are unable to submit your application online, please contact Recruitment on (03) 6165 3209.

For more information on the position please contact:

Gabrielle Yates
A/G Project Manager – Rural Water Use Strategy Implementation
[email protected]
0439 364 238