Australia nationals: Senior Project Officer

Government of South Australia

Adelaide SA, Australia 🇦🇺

Department for Energy and Mining
Job reference: 445479
Location: 5000 – ADELAIDE
Job status: Long Term Contract
Eligibility: Open to Everyone

The Department for Energy and Mining is committed to building a diverse and flexible culture. We encourage and welcome all applications from women, diverse community groups and ages, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with disabilities.

About the opportunity:
An exciting opportunity has become available for a Senior Project Officer. This role is responsible for the development of a Framework for the discovery of water, options for treatment and delivery of water, and evaluation of land use corridors for location of the infrastructure.

The framework will include:

  • Water exploration, discovery, development and utilization,
  • Infrastructure options for treatment and delivery, and
  • Corridor planning principles.

This is an exciting opportunity to work closely with Department for Environment and Water and Department for Infrastructure and Transport.

About us:
The Department for Energy and Mining (DEM) is responsible for delivering affordable, reliable and secure energy supplies in a transitioning national energy market while responsibly unlocking the value and opportunities offered by South Australia’s mineral and energy resources.

We are committed to becoming the best government department in Australia, and to achieve this, we have four key enablers to define high performing behaviour. These enablers underpin everything we do, and are the building blocks for our workplace.

Key selection criteria:

  • Proven project management skills to plan, prioritise and deliver results within tight time frames, with minimal supervision.
  • Proven ability to analyse complex and sensitive information and exercise sound judgement to make decisions, and identify and solve problems.
  • Experience in water resources and asset management (desirable)

Essential Qualifications:
Tertiary qualification in science or engineering and management and/or development planning. 

PO4 $104,296 – $113,505 per annum
Full time role, working 37.5 hours per week

Special conditions:

  • This is a term vacancy up to 12 months, with potential to extend to 24 months. 

Rob Thomas
Chief Scientific Advisor
8429 3799
[email protected]

Application Instructions:
Applicants are required to submit a curriculum vitae and written application of no more than two pages, demonstrating their suitability for the role by addressing the key selection criteria above. Applicants are to include the name, address and contact number of three current referees, one being your current line manager.

All applicants are required to complete and submit the Employment Declaration
Applications close: 27/07/2021 5:00 PM

– Role Statement – PO4 Senior Project Officer.pdf
– employment declaration.pdf

Flexibility Statement
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.