Local recruitment: Senior Operations Officer (Wetlands and Basins)

Government of South Australia

Adelaide SA, Australia 🇦🇺

Department for Environment and Water
Job reference: 479739
Location: 5000 – ADELAIDE, 5343 – BERRI
Job status: Short Term Contract
Eligibility: Open to Everyone

About the Role:

The Senior Operations Officer, Wetlands and Basins is responsible for the development, implementation and field coordination of wetland and basin infrastructure operations outcomes for the Water Infrastructure and Operations Branch. The position is involved in bringing about improvements in the way DEW operates and maintains its infrastructure in accordance with environmental outcomes, operational requirements, and the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.

Contract: Temporary Backfill contract to 28 July 2023.

Special Conditions:

  • Position will be located at Berri or Adelaide.
  • Will be required to participate in fire management and associated duties.
  • Will be required to travel to remote and isolated locations which may require overnight stays.
  • Current SA Driving Licence desirable.

Qualifications: A tertiary qualification in Science, Environmental Engineering or Environmental Management is desirable.

Remuneration: ASO6: $94,176 min – $99,615 max per annum.

Enquiries to:

For all confidential enquiries, please contact:

Tom Campbell, Program Leader, Operations and Maintenance
Ph: 0427 256 932
Email: [email protected]

Application Instructions:

All applications are to be submitted online through I Work for SA.

Applicants are to submit a pre-employment declaration, CV and letter of application (max 3 pages) addressing the Technical, Professional/Knowledge and Experience (including qualifications) as outlined in the role description.

Applications close: 10/04/2022 11:45 PM


– Role Description ASO6 Senior Operations Officer, Wetlands and Basins.pdf
– employment declaration.pdf

Flexibility Statement

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.