Water Resources Officer (VPSG4)

Job posted: 23/02/2021
Applications close: 09/03/2021 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 31 December 2021

Organisation: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Salary: $87,640 - $99,438

Occupation: Policy

Reference: VG/50014394A

Reference: VG/50014394A

Occupation: Policy

Salary Range: $87,640 - $99,438

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

  • Do you have demonstrated communication skills?
  • Do you enjoy problem solving?
  • Do you have established stakeholder management experience? An excellent opportunity for a pro-active and collaborative individual to join a supportive team.

Working as part of the Bulk Entitlements and System team, you will be involved in establishing and maintaining secure and sustainable water sharing arrangements for Victorian communities as part of a team responsible for overseeing Victoria's bulk water sharing framework. This position provides an excellent opportunity to support the development of Victoria's water sharing frameworks and innovative policies to support Victorian water resource management; whilst also supporting the broader water industry. The position will involve communicating with, and forming and maintaining, strong partnerships within DELWP and with key stakeholders to support the achievement of this important work. 

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • An appropriate qualification in science, engineering, natural resource management, law or approved equivalent would be desirable.
  • An understanding of Victorian water resource management is an advantage. 

This is a fixed term position available until 31 December 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 capabilities sections. 

For further information please refer to the attached position description. 

Applications close at midnight on 9 March 2021. 

Other relevant information:

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

Applicants must possess corresponding work rights to be eligible for appointment for the advertised employment period. To be appointed to an ongoing position you must be an Australian Permanent Resident or an Australian/New Zealand citizen. 

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Water Resources Officer (VPSG4)

Job type:

Full time / 31 December 2021

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Louise Appleyard | 0417 541 613

Water Resources Officer (VPSG4)