Australia nationals: Senior Project Officer (Water and Mining)

Victoria Government
Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
Experience Level: 
Not Specified
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)


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Position Details

The Senior Project Officer supports the delivery of the Water and Catchments Group (WCG) lead commitments of the Latrobe Valley Regional Rehabilitation Strategy (LVRRS) and provides technical support for the effective implementation of key water policy. This includes supporting the whole-of-government work to explore the feasibility of alternative water sources for mine rehabilitation in the Latrobe Valley.

To be effective in the position the Senior Project Officer – Water & Mining requires an understanding of water-resource management and/or the policy and regulatory context of mine rehabilitation and alternative water. The position supports the project management of investigations, co-ordination and maintenance of effective relationships with a broad range of stakeholders and integration of the findings into a whole-of-government position.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Understanding of water-resource management and/or the policy and regulatory context of mine rehabilitation and alternative water is highly desirable.
  • A tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline is essential (engineering, science or economics)
  • Knowledge of alternate water, water resource modelling and technical analysis and translation to support policy and management decisions is desirable.
  • Understanding of Victoria's water entitlements and allocation framework is desirable.

This is a fixed term position until 30 August 2021

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the Key Selection Criteria detailed in the position description, including the Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications and Knowledge and Skills sections. 

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Sunday 20 September 2020.

Other relevant information: 

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.

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