Policy Officer - Recycled Water and Stormwater

• Looking to find your place in a dynamic team, with a fantastic culture?

• Are you a great organiser with an eye for detail?

• Do you have strong interpersonal skills?

Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed term - flexible
Job Function: Environment
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/50938206V
Closing Date: 23-May-2022
Salary Range: $88,955 - $100,930
Job Duration: Available up until December 2023
Attachments: 50938206_PD Policy Officer_Recycled Water and Stormwater.docx (Word, 177KB)

Contact: Julieann Ashley

Position Details

Water for Victoria commits to support the use of diverse water sources that are safe and suitable to improve water security and the resilience and liveability of our cities and towns. Significant progress has been made in the use of recycled water in cities and towns over the last decade. The Sustainable Water Strategy for the Central and Gippsland Region provides an opportunity for policy reforms to further increase the uptake of recycled water and stormwater for non-potable uses, in both urban and agricultural areas. The Policy Officer – Recycled water and Stormwater will contribute to policy and projects that define these reforms. The role will require a demonstrated track record of policy development, stakeholder engagement and relationship management, delivering projects on time, within budget and to a high standard. 

  • This is a fantastic opportunity to contribute to important water policy reform as part of a dynamic and supportive team.
  • The Policy Officer - Recycled water and Stormwater will contribute to policy and projects that define reforms driven by Chapter 5 of Water For Victoria and the Sustainable Water Strategy for the Central and Gippsland Region.
  • This role would suit candidates wishing to demonstrate their ability to critically analyse evidence to support policy reform and to contribute to the planning of complex projects.
  • The successful candidate will be influencing the work of two teams within the Resilient Cities and Towns branch and providing valuable contributions to the branch's stakeholder engagement.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • A relevant tertiary qualification is desirable.
  • An understanding of key drivers for the water sector would be an advantage. 

This is a fixed term position available until December 2023. 

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 Monday 23 May 2022. 

Other relevant information: 

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

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.

We recognise the significant responsibility to enable self-determination, be accountable to Traditional Owners and provide opportunities to strengthen First Peoples' connection to Country. We are committed to creating a culturally safe environment, where individuals feel safe, valued, and able to celebrate their culture, and spiritual and belief systems.

For general information about Aboriginal Employment at DELWP, please contact self.determination@delwp.vic.gov.au. 

For further information including the position description, key selection criteria and to apply visit www.careers.vic.gov.au



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