Local recruitment: Water Resource Officer

Government of New South Wales

New South Wales, Australia 🇦🇺

Organisation / Entity:Water
Job category:Environmental
Job location:Statewide
Job reference number:526913
Work type:Full-Time
Total remuneration package:Departmental Professional Officer Grade 2/3
Closing date:06/03/2023 – 11:55 PM

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

Together, we create thriving environments, communities and economies.

  • Support the development and implementation of improved environmental water management for NSW
  • Temporary full-time opportunity until 30 June 2024, NSW location negotiable
  • Salary relative to experience, and starts from $95,136 + super

The Environmental Water Management team within the Water Planning Implementation Branch is seeking a Water Resource Officer. The team is responsible for implementing and improving environmental water reforms across NSW and works closely with state and federal partner agencies.

About you

As a Water Resource Officer, you will undertake investigations and help develop solutions that maximise the beneficial outcomes of water for the environment. This will require knowledge in the areas of hydrology, water resource management and relevant government policies and plans.

Essential requirements

  • tertiary qualifications in engineering, environmental science, ecology or a related discipline
  • strong communication and collaboration skills
  • strong research and analysis skills, with a high attention to detail
  • ability to build and maintain effective relationships with stakeholders.

For more information read the full Role Description: Water Resource Officer

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, practices flexible working, and offers job share and workplace adjustments. We are committed to the Premier’s Priorities and welcome applications from all.

To apply

If you’re excited by the opportunity, we look forward to receiving your application. Please provide a copy of your resume and 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 Monday 6 March 2021 at 11:55PM.

If you’d like further information about the role please contact Julie-Anne Harty via julie-anne.harty@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