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Catchment Support Officer

Catchment Support Officer

Job Title: Catchment Support Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney
Start Date: Immediate
Reference: PC030421
Contact Name: Paul Cullen
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 12, 2021 16:46

Job Description

About the role: 
The role will be responsible in providing assistance to the Catchment Projects Officer to develop and deliver stormwater and catchment management planning and on- ground activities to improve waterway health and enhance the livability for the community.

Key Responsibilities: 
  • Assist in the project management and delivery of activities funded through the Environmental Stormwater Management Program
  • Monitor, evaluate and report progress on Environmental Stormwater Management projects
  • Work with other sections of Council to develop and deliver projects to improve waterway health and deliver livability outcomes for the community
  • Conduct site inspections as part of project management activities or stormwater and catchment management investigations
  • Analyse data and conduct cost benefit analysis to prioritise catchment and stormwater related projects
  • Write consultant briefs for professional investigation, consultancy services and on-ground works
  • Provide professional technical advice relating to stormwater and catchment management planning to all areas of council as required
  • Remain informed of and apply any advances in stormwater and catchment management
  • Undertake community engagement in catchment and stormwater management
  • Develop and distribute publications and educational resources in relation to catchment and waterway management
  • Apply for and administer grant funded projects or activities to ensure grant obligations are successfully met
Key Skills: 
  • Act in accordance with the NSW WHS Act 2011, WHS Regulation 2017 and the Work Health and Safety (WHS) Management System.
  • Degree in Environmental Science, Natural Resources, Environmental Engineering or related field
  • Demonstrated knowledge of stormwater and catchment management
  • Demonstrated analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively work with internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience in the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) including ESRI ArcGIS or similar
If you meet the above criteria and are looking for your next contract opportunity please apply via the appropriate link with a CV attached.

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity please contact Paul Cullen on 0403 242 600


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