Project Officer

• Work with Catchment Management Authorities and Rural Water Corporations

• Large stakeholder management with Government entities

• Location: East Melbourne

The Water and Catchment Group in partnership with water corporations and catchment management authorities, is responsible for effectively managing Victoria’s water resources to meet future urban, rural and environmental needs.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Science
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/822587B
Closing Date: 23-Sep-2018
Salary Range: $82,574 - $93,689
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: VPS4 Salinity Officer.docx (Word, 106KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Melissa Tylee
0429 168 762

Position Details

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.

The Project Officer will actively contribute to managing third party and environmental impacts of irrigation; deliver Victoria's salinity policy described in Chapter 4 Water for Agriculture in Water for Victoria; and meet legislative and intergovernmental obligations to manage salinity (including Schedule B of the Murray-Darling Basin Agreement and the Basin Plan).

This role will provide you the opportunity to work in a dynamic team; develop and refine your project, policy and technical skills; collaborate with a variety of project partners and stakeholders across the Murray Darling Basin; and expand your professional networks.

You will be working under limited direction on a range of discrete projects at the regional, state or interjurisdictional scale.

To be successful for this position, you will need to have demonstrated knowledge and experience in the natural resources management issues, stakeholders, planning and policy frameworks. You must also possess a qualification in science, natural resource or environmental management or equivalent. Whilst not mandatory, it is highly desirable that you have demonstrated experience and knowledge in hydrology and/or hydrogeology.

This is a fixed term position available for a period of/until 12 months.

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the key selection criteria and any job requirements specified in the position description. 


Applications close at midnight Sunday, 23 September 2018.


To apply online and for further information on position description and selection criteria visit .

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