First listed on: 12 February 2019

Location: East Melbourne

Salary: $118,908 to $159,124 + super.

Position No: 927766

  • Opportunity to work for the Water and Catchments Group at DELWP.

  • Lead and participate in multidisciplinary teams working on policy issues.

  • Location: East Melbourne.

Water and Catchments Group (WCG) is responsible for effectively managing Victoria’s water resources to meet future urban, rural and environmental needs and works in partnership with stakeholders including water corporations and catchment management authorities.

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.

An exciting opportunity exists for a Senior Policy Officer to join the Partnerships and Sector Performance division in the Water and Catchments Group. The Senior Policy officer will undertake critical analysis, source and review relevant information to formulate policy advice in relation to water industry reform, efficiency, economic regulation and pricing. They will also carry out and manage projects and policy reviews and develop frameworks to support advice, assessment and policy development.

The successful candidate will possess an appropriate tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline to policy development, such as economics or a related field. The applicant must have extensive relevant professional work experience in areas such as water policy, economic regulation, industry performance, and/or water resources and water services.

This is a fixed term position available for a period of 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 Tuesday, 26 February 2019.

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

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