Local recruitment: Senior Project Officer Water Grid

Victoria Government

Melbourne VIC, Australia 🇦🇺

The Senior Project Officer Grid Oversight will support the delivery of key actions and policies arising from the Central and Gippsland Region Sustainable Water Strategy, including the development and delivery of a new Water Grid Plan and reforms to the water sharing arrangements in the south-central connected water grid.

Department:Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type:Fixed term – flexible
Job Function:Projects
Work Location:Melbourne – CBD
Closing Date:19-Jan-2023
Salary Range:$103,920 – $125,735
Job Duration:June 2024
Attachments:PD 50944683 – Snr Project Officer – Water Grid 2023.docx (Word, 954KB)
Job Specification
Contact:Jess Nolan
0420 238 916

Position Details

The Senior Project Officer Grid Oversight is responsible for ensuring there is strong collaboration with water corporations and other key partners, to conceptualise, scope and lead ways to better use the state water grid to share the water security benefits.

You are an effective project manager who enjoys working across a broad range of stakeholders and policy considerations to develop logical options and can communicate these effectively with stakeholders and decision makers. This role will suit a self-motivated strong collaborator who has the ability to quickly develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with key stakeholders

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • An appropriate tertiary qualification in engineering, science, natural resource management, or equivalent.
  • Stakeholder engagement experience within the water sector.

This is a fixed term position until June 2024.  The work location for this position is flexible within Victoria with hybrid work arrangements available.

To be considered for this position, applicants are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter (no longer than 2 pages) summarising their skills and relevant experience.

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Thursday, 19 January 2023.

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.  Recruitment is subject to the prospective employee confirming their vaccination status as up to date (3 doses) or providing evidence that they are medically exempt.

To be eligible for appointment to this role, applicants will possess corresponding work rights for the advertised employment period. Appointment to an ongoing position is only available to an Australian/New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.  

DEECA welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and we focus on the essential requirements of the job and being consistent and fair in our treatment of all applicants. We also understand that a balanced life is important to our employees. Talk to us about our flexible options such as working some days from home, starting early or late, working part time, job sharing or accessing paid or unpaid leave.




IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development