Environmental Officer

https://www.dwer.wa.gov.au/

 

ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER, SPECIFIED CALLING LEVEL 2 – 3
POOL REF: 1119A

The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation (DWER) is a dynamic agency committed to supporting Western Australia’s community, economy and environment by managing and regulating the state’s environment and water resources.

ABOUT THE ROLE

We are currently looking to establish a pool of suitable applicants for qualified experienced and enthusiastic Environmental Officers (Urban Water), Specified Calling Levels 2 and 3 to maintain a detailed scientific knowledge of urban water management, water sensitive urban design and drainage planning approaches in Western Australia.

In the Urban Water Branch, Environmental Officers provide detailed scientific analysis and advice on water resource management to ensure our approach to management of water in the urban landscape and natural water systems is based on leading science and modern practices. Environmental Officers use scientific analysis of often complex water resource management issues to lead the development of plans, guidance, standards, policy and approaches for water resource management in the urban context. Environmental Officer maintain a detailed knowledge of water resource management approaches and advocate, influence and negotiate for outcomes as they relate to the department’s approach to water sensitive urban design, liveability and urban drainage planning.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT OF WATER AND ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION

The Department is responsible for all environmental and water regulation, creating a ‘one stop shop’ for industry and developers and a greater opportunity for streamlining and simplifying regulation.

Find out more by visiting our website at www.dwer.wa.gov.au

Our values-based culture reflects who we are and how to go about business. Candidates will need to demonstrate through their application an alignment to our organisational values of:

We care | We build trust | Better together | Open minds | We serve to make a difference

In a commitment to attracting and retaining a culturally diverse workforce, we strongly encourage indigenous Australians, women, youth, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities to apply.

HOW TO APPLY

If you believe you have what it takes to succeed in this opportunity, please apply online by clicking the ‘Apply for Job’ button at the top/bottom of the screen. This will take you through a series of questions and steps.

Your application should be received by 11.45pm Sunday, 1 December 2019 and should include:

SPECIFIED CALLING LEVEL 2:

  • A detailed resume including two referees,
  • A covering letter of no more than a maximum three pages that details your experience, skills and abilities in relation to work related requirements listed in the Position Description, which demonstrates your suitability in the context of the role; and
  • Evidence of relevant qualification.

SPECIFIED CALLING LEVEL 3:

  • A detailed resume including two referees,
  • A covering letter of no more than a maximum four pages that details your experience, skills and abilities in relation to work related requirements listed in the Position Description, which demonstrates your suitability in the context of the role; and
  • Evidence of relevant qualification.

As this is a multi-level pool, applicants are to clearly identify the position(s) being applied for in each written statement provided. Applicants will only be assessed against the position(s) specifically applied for.

Applicants must be eligible to work in Australia, and proof of entitlement to work is required prior to appointment.

Please ensure you have plenty of time to submit your application to allow for unanticipated problems.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE

PRO-FORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.

If you are an Aboriginal person who would like assistance with your application, you can contact the Jobs and Skills Centre on 13 64 64.

FURTHER INFORMATION

For further information about this opportunity, please contact Melinda MacKay or 6364 6647 during business hours (not to be contacted for application packs).

Please refer to the Applicant Information Pack and Role Statement as these documents will assist you in preparing your application. If you experience difficulties downloading these documents please contact the Recruitment and Establishment Officer on (08) 6364 6613.

If you experience difficulties lodging your application online please contact [email protected] prior to the closing date. This email account is not to be used for the submission of applications.

Successful candidates may be offered work in a variety of metropolitan and regional locations. Positions may be part or full time on a permanent or fixed term basis. The pool remains valid for a period of twelve (12) months. 

Please note that successful applicants may be considered for appointment to similar vacancies that arise within the DWER for the duration of the pool on a fixed term or permanent basis, with the possibility of extension or permanency.

The Department applies a four (4) day breach claim period. Under breach provisions, applicants may lodge a formal application of review at the point where a decision is made to establish the pool. Applications for review cannot be made with respect to the matter of placement from the pool or the appointment process.

CLOSING DATE: Sunday, 1 December 2019 at 11:45 pm

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Closing Date: 
01/12/2019