Australia nationals: Water Officer

Queensland Government

Goondiwindi QLD, Australia 🇦🇺

Operating from within Water Services, South Region you will be involved in water resource planning, managing water entitlements and managing access to water addressing Queensland’s greatest challenge of a reliable and sustainable future for our water resources.

Job details

Position statusPermanent
Position typeFull-time
Occupational groupPrimary Industry & Environment
Workplace LocationDarling Downs – Maranoa
Job ad referenceQLD/377761/21
Closing date19-Jul-2021
Yearly salary$63449 – $80511
Fortnightly salary$2432.00 – $3086.00
Job duration
Contact personAinslee Hempseed
Contact detailsPh: 0429 600 735
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• Undertake investigations and make recommendations on applications made under the Water Act 2000 and the Planning Act 2016.
• Undertake regulatory, compliance and auditing activities associated with the management and use of water, associated works and riverine protection.
• Undertake monitoring and reporting of water resources (surface and groundwater) and water usage including the regulation of the take of water; monitor river flow and performance including river health and riverine integrity and support decision making processes relating to water access and use.
• Support water planning processes including the development and implementation of Water Plans and Water Management Protocols.
• Prepare technical and investigation reports, correspondence and briefings on water entitlement, management and compliance matters.
• Engage clients in the resolution of issues associated with competing demands for water and associated resources.
• Consult, liaise and provide advice to user groups, the general public, staff and Government agencies on water and resource management matters to achieve sustainable and compliant water use practices.
• Other duties as directed and required.

Applications to remain current for 12 months

Job Ad Reference: QLD/377761/21

Closing Date: Monday 19 July 2021

Further information

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