Local recruitment: Water Resource Officer

Government of New South Wales

New South Wales, Australia 🇦🇺

Organisation / Entity:Water
Job category:ProjectsEnvironmental
Job location:Regional NSWStatewide
Job reference number:523041
Work type:Full-Time
Total remuneration package:Departmental Professional Officer Grade 2/3
Closing date:28/09/2022 – 11:55 PM

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

Together, we create thriving environments, communities and economies.

  • A background in water is preferred but not essential, we can teach you the technical content
  • Temporary assignment available until March 2023.
  • NSW location negotiable
  • DPO 2/3 salary range $92,788 to $116,531 plus super

As a Water Resource Officer, you will be instrumental in developing and rolling out a brand new Water Sharing Plan Implementation Program. You will also contribute to evaluation of water management activities in NSW and developing innovative reporting products to meet stakeholder needs. To learn more about the role, view the role description.

About You

To be successful in this role, you will be a highly motivated critical thinker and problem solver with attention to detail, and proven experience working collaboratively. You will thrive in a  creative environment, and will be an excellent communicator clearly explaining complex concepts and tailoring communication to diverse audiences.

Experience in water planning, evaluation or natural resource management would help you to succeed in this role, but is not essential.

This could be an excellent development opportunity to broaden your understanding about water sharing in NSW and to develop your program evaluation capacity.

For more information read the full Role: https://www.dpie.nsw.gov.au/?a=532261 

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.

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 strongly recommends all applicants who can be safely vaccinated for COVID-19, to be so.

Applications close Wednesday 28th September 2022 at 11:55PM.

Should you require further information about the role please contact Claire Evans via [email protected].

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.




IHE Delft Institute for Water Education - MSc in Water and Sustainable Development