Local recruitment: Water Reporting and Data Officer (2 positions)

Victoria Government

Melbourne VIC, Australia 🇦🇺

There are two positions available for similar roles, one in the Water Accounting and Reporting team and one in the Market Operations and Information team. Both roles manage data and reporting processes that underpin fundamental water sector decision making.

Department:Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action
Work Type:Fixed term – flexible
Job Function:Projects
Work Location:Melbourne – CBD
Closing Date:24-Jan-2023
Salary Range:$90,067 – $102,192
Job Duration:3 years
Attachments:50927860 & 50927795 VPSG4 Water Reporting and Data Officer – PD.docx (Word, 955KB)
Job Specification
Contact:Jasmine Errey
(03) 8508 1138

Position Details

The Water Accounting and Reporting team role is required to prepare weekly, monthly and annual water related reporting material for print and web publications. The role is also responsible for the day-to-day project management and composition of the annual Victorian Water Accounts. It involves collaboration with subject matter experts and data providers to ensure that water reports produced are done so in a timely manner with a quality focus.

The Market Operation and Information role supports public facing information and operational activities that allow the water markets in Victoria to operate. The Market Operations and Information team is responsible for ensuring market participants have equitable access to water markets and transparent information. The position works across the Water and Catchments Group, with water corporations and external stakeholders to improve how retail water entitlements are defined, managed, traded and reported on, particularly at a whole of system scale. 

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • An appropriate tertiary qualification in engineering, science, natural resource management, or equivalent.
  • A background in conceptual and analytical thinking, especially in a numerate or data driven discipline.
  • Demonstrated experience in report preparation and publication for both print and website reporting.

There are 2 fixed term positions available for a period of 3 years. The work location for these positions is flexible within Victoria with hybrid work arrangements available.

To be considered for these positions, 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 Tuesday, 24 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.  

A Diverse, Inclusive and Flexible Workplace 

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