Local recruitment: Water Licensing Officer

Government of South Australia

Berri SA, Australia 🇦🇺

Department for Environment and Water
Job reference: 484070
Location: 5343 – BERRI
Job status: Short Term Contract
Eligibility: Open to Everyone

About the Role

The Water Licensing Officer is responsible for the effective administration of the licensing and permit provisions of relevant legislation, regulations, plans, policies and procedures.  The Water Licensing Officer is responsible for processing, making determinations and providing recommendations regarding the eligibility of applications, the provision of timely and accurate information and advice to departmental customers and ensuring the objectives of the units work and business plans are achieved.  The position also provides information and advice on the administration of the Landscape South Australia Act 2019, regulations and associated water management plans or policies to internal and external customers.

Please note that multiple positions are available with varying contract lengths.

Special Conditions:

  • A current National Police Certificate is essential 
  • A current driver’s licence is essential
  • May be required to participate in fire management and associated duties
  • May be required to travel intra and interstate, which may include overnight absences


ASO3 – $64,636 minimum – $68,886 maximum per annum

Enquiries to:

Christine Fiebig 
Manager, Customer Service & Regional Delivery
[email protected]
08 8595 2249

Application Instructions:

Please note that all applications must be submitted through I Work for SA 

Applicants to submit a current CV and letter of application (max 3 pages) addressing the Technical, Professional/Knowledge and Experience as outlined in the Role Description.  A completed Pre-Employment Declaration is also required to be provided as part of the application.
Applications close: 17/05/2022 11:00 PM

– ASO3 VARIOUS Water Licensing Officer 20210921 – FINAL.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.