Australia nationals: Water Quality Officer

Government of New South Wales

Various, NSW, AU

  • Exciting opportunity to join a dynamic and high performing team
  • Ongoing full-time role available, NSW location negotiable
  • Generous remuneration package. Salary from $90,661 to $113,859 (plus super and annual leave loading)

Our Water Group is currently seeking a Water Quality Officer to join their Water Science team.

As a Water Quality Officer you will provide specialist expertise in water quality evaluation and reporting to inform the NSW Government’s water reform and water policy agendas. You will undertake water quality assessment and reporting, review and analyse water testing results, and prepare technical reports on water quality management to support the delivery of timely and effective outcomes in natural resource management. You will also foster effective stakeholder partnerships and collaborate with external providers and stakeholders with a range of interests given changing technical, policy and scientific developments.

To learn more about the role, click here to view the role description.

About You

To be successful in this role you will be experienced in water quality evaluation and reporting, and undertaking science research activities. You will also have degree qualifications or equivalent experience in environmental science, natural resources, engineering or a related discipline.

It is essential that you have strong communication and stakeholder engagement skills with the ability to manage your own workload to balance competing demands and priorities within tight timeframes. You will also need strong research, analysis and problem solving skills with a high attention to detail.

A sound understanding or the ability to quickly gain a working knowledge of state and federal natural resource management frameworks, in particular reference to evaluation, water quality and water sharing, will be highly regarded.

About Us

The Department of Planning, Industry and Environment drives Government priorities across key areas such as long-term planning, precincts, housing, property, infrastructure priorities, open space, the environment, our natural resources – land, water, mining – energy, and growing our industries.

Our Water Group exists to efficiently manage water in NSW with the objective to create a contemporary government water agency focused on planning and policy, regulation, information and insights, and programs and performance.

Applying for the role

Applicants must address their suitability by supplying an updated copy of their resume and a brief cover letter that outlines your skills and experience relevant to the role.

Closing Date: Wednesday, 8 July 2020 at 11:55PM

Enquiries: Claire Evans, Lead Water Quality & Science Support on 02 8838 7577

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 eighteen months.





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