Local recruitment: Senior Team Leader Environmental WP

Government of New South Wales

Illawarra, NSW, Australia 🇦🇺

Goulburn NSW, Australia 🇦🇺

Organisation / Entity:Environment and Heritage Group
Job category:Environmental | Environmental ScienceEnvironmental | Natural and Physical ScienceEnvironmental | Conservation
Job location:Illawarra & South Coast / Goulburn & Southern Tablelands
Job reference number:520873
Work type:Full-Time
Total remuneration package:Environment Officer Class 12
Closing date:03/07/2022 – 11:55 PM

Do you want your work to make a difference for NSW?

Together, we create thriving environments, communities and economies.

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Lead a team to ensure quality performance and outputs of environmental water programs to develop, deliver, promote and evaluate quality long-term environmental watering objectives and strategies for the Department of Planning and Environment NSW.

About You

The Senior Team Leader Environmental Water Planning leads a multidisciplinary team of up to 12 people, focused on delivery, review and reporting of environmental water management planning and associated Basin Plan requirements.

You will develop deliver, promote and evaluate long-term environmental watering objectives and strategies and provide high level technical support within and across agencies to ensure strategic assessment of project risks and environmental water operations.

Ensuring a collaborative and supportive team dynamic, you will also contribute to the development of performance targets through team planning, coordination and monitoring of productivity and performance and the implementation of operational policies, guidelines, compliance, and best practice pertaining to environmental water management planning and evaluation.

Essential Requirements

  • Knowledge of the operational and strategic requirements for the successful delivery of environmental water planning programs in the context of current policy and legislative frameworks
  • Experience developing, implementing and monitoring strategic and operational plans for the delivery of complex programs, with a demonstrated track record of providing direction and achieving results through multidisciplinary and geographically dispersed teams

For more information read the full Role Description: Senior Team Leader Environmental Water Planning

For more information hit Apply to visit the iworkfor.nsw.gov.au website.

About Us

The Department of Planning and Environment’s (DPE) 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. DPE 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.

Participation in the NSW Biodiversity Offsets Scheme (BOS)

Please read the Biodiversity Offsets Scheme Protocol to understand if it applies to your circumstances. All applicants for this role and new employees with an existing defined interest in the BOS will be required to disclose their personal (or a close family member’s) participation to ensure potential conflict of interests are declared and managed appropriately.

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. DPE expects all applicants who can be safely vaccinated for COVID-19, to be so.

Applications close Sunday 3 July 2022 at 11:55PM.

Should you require further information about the role please contact Derek Rutherford via [email protected] or on 0417 281 518.

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.


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