State Observation Bore Network Program Manager

• Groundwater

• Stakeholder management

• Location: Melbourne CBD

Works to manage the network of groundwater monitoring bores in Victoria referred to as State Observation Bore Network (SOBN)
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Natural Resource Management
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/923308
Closing Date: 01-Oct-2017
Salary Range: $92,253 - $111,619
Job Duration: to 30 June 2020
Attachments: VPS 5 State Observation Bore Newtwork Program Manager PD Sept 2017.docx (Word, 108KB)


Contact: Randal Nott
(03) 9637 9005

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 State Observation Bore Network Program Manager will undertake a program of works to manage the network of groundwater monitoring bores in Victoria referred to as State Observation Bore Network (SOBN). The groundwater data collected from these bores inform the legislative framework of groundwater entitlement, planning and management in Victoria under the Water Act 1989.

The position will discharge the responsibilities through strategic planning, technical assessment, procurement for capital and technical works, contract management, project management, financial management, risk management and reporting. Responsible to ensure that the 2700 groundwater monitoring bores are maintained in a high standard of condition to facilitate collection of groundwater information and the integrity of the data that is collected from these bores.  An appropriate qualification is hydrogeology, earth sciences, environmental science, engineering or equivalent is high desirable.

This is a fixed term – flexible position for a period to 30 June 2020

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 on 1 October2017.


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