Local recruitment: Regional Manager North

Government of New South Wales

Newcastle NSW, Australia 🇦🇺

Hunter Valley, NSW, Australia 🇦🇺

Port Macquarie NSW, Australia 🇦🇺

Organisation / Entity:Water
Job category:Projects
Job location:StatewideCentral & North Coasts – Newcastle & Hunter Valley / Port Macquarie & Mid-North Coast
Job reference number:527807
Work type:Full-Time
Total remuneration package:Clerk Grade 12
Closing date:11/04/2023 – 11:55 PM

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

Together, we create thriving environments, communities and economies.

  • Lead a multi-disciplinary team within Local Water Utilities to ensure appropriate outcomes for regional town water services.
  • Temporary full-time opportunity until February 2025, NSW location negotiable
  • Salary relative to experience, and ranges from $148,885 to $155,445 plus super and leave loading

Our Local Water Utilities team within the Water Group currently seeking to appoint a Regional Manager North to lead the support function for Local Water Utilities on infrastructure and regulatory compliance to achieve the secure and efficient regional town water and sewerage services, working in partnership with customers and stakeholders in order to achieve great outcomes for the community.

About You

As a Regional Manager, you act as a Government representative on regional town water issues in relation to water security, drinking water quality and environment and lead a team providing support for Local Water Utilities to work within the Regulatory and Assurance Framework.

This is an excellent business partner opportunity for a professional to join a dedicated and highly regarded team. The role is a significant opportunity to in supporting Local Water Utilities in the delivery of outcomes for the people of NSW.   We also offer career development and advancement opportunities.

For more information read the full Role Description: Regional Manager

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 Tuesday 11 April 2023 at 11:55PM.

Should you require further information about the role please contact Jane Shepherd via [email protected] or on 0418 634 039.

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 [email protected]  (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 Institute for Water Education - MSc in Water and Sustainable Development