Local recruitment: Water & Wastewater Officer

Government of New South Wales

Murray, NSW, Australia 🇦🇺

Organisation / Entity:National Parks & Wildlife Service
Job category:Construction and ArchitectureEnvironmental
Job location:Regional NSW / Riverina & Murray
Job reference number:526160
Work type:Full-Time
Total remuneration package:Technical Officer (Engineering) Grade 2
Closing date:21/02/2023 – 11:55 PM
  • Package includes salary $80,728 to $85,619 plus employer’s contribution to superannuation and 8.5% loading for working weekends and public holidays 
  • Ongoing full-time role
  • Located at Perisher Valley

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About the Role

An exciting opportunity to join National Parks and Wildlife Service Water and Wastewater Team within the Department of Planning and Environment. We are looking for a knowledgeable and experienced specialist to take on the role of Water and Wastewater Officer.

As Water and Wastewater Officer, you will work as part of a team to operate the water and wastewater infrastructure to provide clean drinking water supply to the resort areas. You will be responsible for ensuring effective wastewater treatment, implementing water quality, sewage effluent and water management controls, and undertaking repairs on key assets.

Essential Requirements

  • Relevant qualifications in water industry operations or demonstrated experience and knowledge of the operations and maintenance of activated sludge treatment processes, water supply reticulation and disinfection.
  • Demonstrated safe working practices including experience in safe work in confined spaces.
  • A current Australian driver’s licence and willingness to operate and use oversnow transport.
  • Willingness to be on-call and responding to emergency operational situations.

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What we can offer you

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service is a great place to expand your career and grow your skills and knowledge.

  • Accrued days off in addition to Annual Leave
  • Corporate wellbeing programs
  • Learning and development opportunities, including in-house training.

What we do

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How to apply

Apply by answering all pre-screening questions, submit a current resume and a one-page cover letter that outlines your skills and experience relevant to the role.

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

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.

For more information about the role, please contact Chris Brooke, Senior Engineer, NPWS on (0438 667 069) or chris.brooke@environment.nsw.gov.au.

Applications close:  Tuesday 21 February 2023 at 11.55pm.

A recruitment pool may be created for ongoing and temporary roles of the same role or role type that may become available for filling 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.

If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, check out Our Mob on Country to see the work we do and for assistance in applying for a role. Contact our Aboriginal People & Culture team at DPIEAPC@dpie.nsw.gov.au if you need further information or assistance.




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