Local recruitment: Water Regulation Assistant

Government of New South Wales

New South Wales, Australia 🇦🇺

Organisation / Entity:Water
Job category:Environmental
Job location:Regional NSWStatewide
Job reference number:525728
Work type:Full-Time
Total remuneration package:Clerk Grade 5/6
Closing date:29/01/2023 – 11:55 PM

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

Together, we create thriving environments, communities and economies.

  • Create a sustainable NSW by making a difference in how we manage our natural resources
  • Full-time, on-going opportunity.  Parramatta, Newcastle, Wollongong, Armidale, Wagga Wagga or Dubbo, (Statewide / negotiable) NSW
  • Salary from $89,707 plus super and annual leave loading

The Department of Planning and Environment—Water Group leads the NSW Government in providing confidence to communities and stakeholders with the transparent stewardship of water resources, provision of services and reforms that support sustainable and healthy environments, economies and societies across NSW.? 

Join our highly skilled team and energised leadership group that will take innovation in water regulation to new a level.

You will play an instrumental part in strategically regulating the use and integrity of water resources in NSW. This role is in the Licensing & Approvals team, which focusses on the education, assessment, determination and management of licences and approvals and state significant developments under the Water Management Act 2000.

About You

Our core values are to be kind, inclusive, creative, daring and collaborative. We are looking for a passionate and like-minded individual with sound understanding of environmental assessment and regulation. You will have experience working with legislation such as the Water Management Act and Environmental Planning & Assessment Act and have sound stakeholder engagement skills.

Essential Requirements

  • Occasional intra-state travel requiring periods of being away from home

For more information read the full Role Description: Water Regulation Assistant  

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 a one-page 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 Sunday, 29th January at 11:55PM.

Should you require further information about the role please contact: Bryson Lashbrook via bryson.lashbrook@dpie.nsw.gov.au

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 Diversity@DPIE.nsw.gov.au  (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 MSc in Water and Sustainable Development