Local recruitment: Knowledge Communications Officer

Government of New South Wales

New South Wales, Australia 🇦🇺

Organisation / Entity:Water
Job category:Media, Publicity and Communications
Job location:Statewide
Job reference number:527594
Work type:Full-Time
Total remuneration package:Clerk Grade 7/8
Closing date:02/04/2023 – 11:55 PM

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

Together, we create thriving environments, communities and economies.

  • Play a key role in delivering internal communications for the Water Group
  • Permanent full-time opportunity, NSW location negotiable
  • Salary relative to experience, and ranges from $101,947 to $112,849 + super

Our Knowledge Communications team is currently seeking to appoint a Knowledge Communications Officer to deliver education and capacity building functions for the Water Group and its stakeholders and contribute to the management of digital communications content and channels conforming to NSW Government requirements.

The role of the Knowledge Communications team is to build knowledge and understanding both inside the department and externally with our stakeholders. The team does this by implementing an internal communications and capacity building strategy for Water group staff. The team is also involved increasing stakeholder understanding of the water sector, through the development of easy to understand knowledge products. The team is responsible for the governance and maintenance of a number of digital communications channels including the departmental website and intranet.

About You

In this role, you will identify and analyse customer requirements and manage expectations regarding requests for internal communications, education and digital content support.

To be successful in this gaining this role, you will be an organised and creative individual that enjoys building knowledge and understanding of natural resources. You will require demonstrated experience in managing multiple projects and “business as usual” tasks concurrently. You will have good communication skills and the ability to build and maintain networks with staff and have a commitment to customer service.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right person to join a prominent and highly regarded team in the Water group and contribute to the building of knowledge and understanding of water management both inside the department and externally with our stakeholders.

For more information read the full Role Description: Knowledge Communications 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, practice flexible working, offer job share and workplace adjustments. We are committed to the Premier’s Priorities and welcome applications from all.

To Apply

If excited by the information above, we look forward to receiving your application, including 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 Sunday 2 April 2023 at 11:55PM.

Should you require further information about the role please contact Mel Bradbury via mel.bradbury@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