Australia nationals: Manager (Water Resource Monitoring)

Government of South Australia
Adelaide, SA, Australia
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Job Description:

The Manager Water Resource Monitoring requires a person who has demonstrated effective leadership and people management skills to lead and manage technically oriented field teams and infrastructure programmes to deliver South Australia’s water resource monitoring functions. The manger will have experience working in a technical environment and will be capable of delivering in challenging field environments and to foresee and to lead the resource monitoring teams through changing work environments.

The role is responsible for providing strategic direction, planning and advice for water monitoring in South Australia, the management of field instrumentation, the adoption of new technology and asset management to inform the State’s water planning and management decisions,

The Manager has a critical role to lead and manage the technical teams of the Water Resource Monitoring Unit in the Department for Environment and Water, located in Adelaide and regionally, undertaking field operations to operate and maintain South Australia’s surface water and groundwater monitoring networks to measure, collect and verify water data.

The role leads the establishment of standards and the application of new technology for the measurement, collection and provision of water data and other information to inform and to support agency objectives, policy and program development.

Special Conditions:

  • May be required to participate in fire management and associated duties.
  • Intra/interstate and remote area travel may be required.
  • May be required to work out of hours.
  • This role has been designated as a Position of Trust pursuant to the standards required in the Australian Government Protective Security Policy Framework. By applying for this role you consent to being screened under the process of obtaining a National Police Clearance (NPC) and to the Department requiring you to obtain a National Police Clearance (NPC).

MAS3 - $120,467 p.a.

Enquiries to:
Neil Power
Director, Water Science and Monitoring
0401 124 963

Application Instructions:
All applications are to be submitted online.
Applicants to submit a CV and letter of application (max 3 pages) addressing the competency elements outlined in the role description.

Previous applicants to this role (I Work for SA reference number 381930) do not need to reapply.

Applications close: 05/07/2020 11:45 PM

- Applicant Guidelines.pdf
- Manager Water Resource Monitoring_Role Description.pdf
- Pre Employment Declaration.pdf

Flexibility Statement
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.