Local recruitment: Flood Management Officer

Government of South Australia

Adelaide SA, Australia 🇦🇺

Department for Environment and Water
Job reference: 517304
Location: 5000 – ADELAIDE
Job status: Ongoing
Eligibility: Open to Everyone

About the Role

The Flood Management Officer works as part of a small team to develop and deliver flood management projects and policies in line with the Flood Hazard Plan, such as flood forecasting and warning services, land use planning policies and flood mitigation options such as levees.  The position supports the South Australian State Emergency Services during flood incidents and provides advice to local government and the community about flood risks and flood management. The Flood Management Officer will collaborate with key partners and stakeholders and contribute to advice on flood management to Ministers and the Department’s Executive.

Special Conditions

  • May be required to participate in fire and flood management activities including emergency response
  • Current class C driver’s licence and willingness to drive is essential
  • Some intra/interstate travel involving overnight absences may be required
  • Some out of hours work may be required
  • May be required to participate on a roster system for duties associated with emergency response including on call and standby arrangements

Contract: Ongoing

Remuneration: PO2 $85,665 minimum – $94,801 maximum p.a.

Enquiries to:

Ingrid Franssen

Manager Flood Management 

0438 857 273


Application Instructions:

Applications are to be submitted online through I WORK FOR SA vacancy number 517304.
Applicants must submit a letter of application (no longer than 2 pages) and a CV.

A CV should demonstrate the essential qualifications and past achievements relevant to the core competencies, knowledge and experience outlined in the Role Description.

A letter of application should address the following and provide relevant practical examples:

•    knowledge or experience in flood management, hydrology or floodplain hydraulics
•    knowledge or experience in emergency management
•    general understanding of flood management principles, and of flood management opportunities in South Australia
•    ability to work with and engage others to deliver outcomes

The Department for Environment and Water is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds including all ages and gender identities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people with disability, culturally and linguistically diverse and LGBTIQA+.
Applications close: 03/02/2023 11:45 PM

– PO2 RD Flood Management Project Officer.pdf
– Pre-Employment-Declaration_240522.pdf

Flexibility Statement
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.




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