Policy Support Officer (Water and Catchments)

Government of Australia

Canberra, Australia 🇦🇺

Details: Environment Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate (EPSDD) are seeking a professional officer to be responsible for the provision of high level secretariat and administrative support to the ACT Government’s cross directorate and Inter-jurisdictional governance groups (the Directors General Water Group and the ACT and Region Catchment Management Coordination Group). The officer will build and manage stakeholder relationships related to the governance groups. They will have the capacity to provide high-level research, review and quality assurance of written material such as agendas and agenda papers, communiqués, minutes, promotional material and any other documents related to the governance groups. As part of the Catchment and Water Policy team they will assist with the development of high quality policy documents, ministerial correspondence and cabinet material as required. They will provide project management support to the development of a number of work programs as required. They will support the section in the delivery of the ACT’s long term water strategy objectives, water resources policy and catchment management policy and direction. The successful applicant will contribute to the achievement of corporate objectives and the implementation of financial and administrative requirements. In undertaking their duties, the successful applicant will cooperate closely with other ACT Directorates and Icon Water in undertaking activities relevant to policy development for integrated water resource management, water quality objectives and data collection. 

Note: This is a temporary position available until December 2019 with the possibility of an extension pending available funding.