Local recruitment: Policy Officer

Queensland Government

Brisbane QLD, Australia 🇦🇺

Regional Development, Manufacturing and Water (Organisation site)
Strategic Projects; Strategic Water Initiatives; Water Resource Management; Brisbane, Flexible

Strategic Projects team in the Strategic Water Initiatives Branch in the Department of Regional Development, Manufacturing and Water. This is a new team that will drive strategic and coordinated responses for priority water projects. Your role will assist the team in providing strategic advice on specific projects (such as resolving water matters on Minjerribah-North Stradbroke Island) as well as state-wide positions on emerging project trends (e.g. pumped hydro energy projects).

This recruitment process is targeted to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, as an equal opportunity measure in accordance with section 105 of the Anti- Discrimination Act 1991, to support diversity in DRDMW. This recruitment process is only open to applicants who identify as being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander

Job details

Position statusPermanent
Position typeFlexible full-time
Occupational groupPolicy & Planning
ClassificationPO2
Workplace LocationBrisbane Inner City,Flexible
Job ad referenceQLD/469045/23
Closing date01-Mar-2023
Yearly salary$68327 – $86705
Fortnightly salary$2619.00 – $3323.40
Job duration
Contact personMardi Tress
Contact detailsPhone: 07 3199 8236
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Key duties of this role

• Assist with the delivery of key projects and initiatives on behalf of the Strategic Water Initiatives branch.

• Liaise with technical experts from various disciplines to inform development of water management solutions and policy.

• Undertake desktop research, data collection, interpretation and analysis to inform the assessment of a range of water issues.

• Assist with consultation with other Government agencies, Traditional Owners, industry and community.

• Assist with preparation of Government documents, and other correspondence as required.

• Contribute to the management of Queensland’s water resources by researching national and state Government water strategies, policies and legislation.

• Contribute to a positive team culture by supporting team members and sharing information.

• Be part of a workplace culture that supports and promotes the interests of First Nations people and actively engage through our work to contribute to better outcomes for First Nations people.

• Other duties as directed and required.

As an individual contributor in the role of Policy Officer the following competencies from the Leadership competencies for Queensland are most relevant to this role.

Vision

• Makes considered, ethical and courageous decisions based on insight into the broader context (Makes insightful decisions)

Results

• Builds and sustains relationships to enable the collaborative delivery of customer-focused

outcomes (Builds enduring relationships)

• Demonstrates accountability for the execution and quality of results through professionalism, persistence and transparency (Drives accountability and outcomes)

Accountability

• Pursues opportunities for growth through agile learning, and development of self-awareness

(Pursues continuous growth)

• Fosters an inclusive workplace where health, safety and wellbeing is promoted and prioritised (Fosters healthy and inclusive workplaces)

This recruitment process is targeted to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, as an equal opportunity measure in accordance with section 105 of the Anti- Discrimination Act 1991, to support diversity in DRDMW. This recruitment process is only open to applicants who identify as being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, people without this attribute will not be considered.

To be eligible for appointment to this position you must hold a degree qualification in a relevant discipline such as the fields of science, sustainability, environment, resource management, arts and humanities, communication, journalism, planning, law, business, economics, commerce, finance, environmental engineering or agreed equivalent. Graduate level policy role in the Department of Regional Development, Manufacturing and Water

The selection panel will assess your ability to perform the work required of the position based on your application and other selection processes which may include an interview.

Pre-employment checks will occur prior to any offer of employment being made. Checks may include:

• Referees

• Proof of eligibility for appointment (i.e. residency/citizenship status)

• Criminal history/serious discipline

• Qualifications – the panel will need to sight your qualifications (mandatory requirements only)

• A minimum of three months’ probation will apply to external applicants unless otherwise agreed in writing

• Within one (1) month of commencing employment, the successful applicant is required to disclose any employment as a lobbyist in the preceding two years and to declare any conflicts of interest.

Reasonable Adjustment: All applicants are encouraged to advise the panel of any additional support or reasonable adjustments.

Applications to remain current for 12 months.

Job Ad Reference: QLD/469045/23

Closing Date:   Wednesday, 1 March 2023   

Further information

We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights and diversity.

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IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development