Australia nationals: Senior Project Officer (Climate & Water Resources)

Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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Job Description

  • Opportunity to work with the Hydrology & Climate Science team
  • Manage the delivery of climate change and water resources studies and research projects
  • Location: East Melbourne The Hydrology & Climate Science team acts as a knowledge broker for the Victorian Water Sector in the areas of for climate change, climate variability, hydrology, and land use change risks to water availability.

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly, and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

An exciting opportunity exists to join a vibrant team in the Hydrology & Climate Science space. As a Senior Project Officer, you will lead, and project manage a number of complex water related research projects on climate change, climate variability, hydrology, catchment processes, and the impact of water intercepting activities on water activities. You will represent DELWP on a number of governance committees and other forums, providing specialist professional services or advise, leadership and guidance to other specialists in the field.

The successful candidate will possess tertiary qualifications in science, engineering, natural resource management or other relevant disciplines that relate to climate science and/or water resources. Previous water sector experience will be highly regarded along with an ability to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with stakeholders.

This is an ongoing position available.

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the key selection criteria and any job requirements specified in the position description. 

Applications close at midnight Friday, 19 April 2019.

To apply online and for further information on position description and selection criteria visit