Environmental Water Officer

Secondment opportunity – Fixed term – Maternity Leave Position
December 2018 – July 2019 Traralgon or Leongatha

  • Flexible and supportive workplace
  • Salary range $80,094 to $116,069 (including 9.5% superannuation)
  • Work for an organisation that makes a difference

We are looking for an Environmental Water Officer to join our team to back fill a position during a period of maternity leave. We are committed to providing a encouraging work environment that actively supports personal and professional development.

The Environmental Water Officer will work with government agencies, water users, environmental advocates and the community to achieve an equitable balance between consumptive water use and the environmental health of rivers, wetlands, estuaries and aquifers.  This will be achieved by initiating and managing projects, and participating in processes, related to the allocation and management of surface and ground water.

A major focus of this role is to plan for and coordinate the delivery of environmental water from environmental entitlements held in the Thomson and Macalister rivers, in collaboration with the Victorian Environmental Water Holder.

The successful applicant will have extensive relevant project management experience and will be required to consult with and report to a range of internal and external stakeholders.

A copy of the Position Description is available here. Applicants should address the key selection criteria, demonstrating their ability to undertake the role.

For further information about the role please contact Stephanie Suter, Environmental Water Officer on 1300 094 262 or via email stephanies@wgcma.vic.gov.au

Applications addressing the key selection criteria should be marked ‘Application: Environmental Water Officer’ and sent c/- Organisational Development Team Leader amiet@wgcma.vic.gov.au.

Applications must be received by 9.00am, Monday 8 October 2018.