• Full Time
  • Identified
  • Goondiwindi

Department of Regional Development Manufacturing and Water

Regional Development, Manufacturing and Water (Organisation site)
Water Monitoring and Compliance; North Region; Water Resource Management; Toowoomba, St George, Warwick and Goondiwindi

Do you have proven experience in effective engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities? Do you have the capability to work collaboratively across the state on policies and approaches in water planning and management activities? If you have a keen interest and proven capability in building strong relationships with First Nations peoples and other water user representatives, community groups, as well as across the department, state agencies and with other jurisdictions, please read more about this opportunity.

 

Job details

 

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Flexible full-time
Occupational group Community Engagement and Education
Classification AO5
Workplace Location South West Qld
Job ad reference QLD/573886/24
Closing date 09-Jul-2024
Yearly salary $97521 – $105818
Fortnightly salary $3738.00 – $4056.00
Job duration Until 30 May 2025
Contact person Cassandra Jackson
Contact details Phone: 046 779 7623
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TARGETED VACANCY – This is a targeted position for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates. 

If you are eligible to apply for this vacancy, you can apply online. Applicants who do not meet the criteria for the Targeted Vacancy will not be considered.

About the Department:
The Department of Regional Development, Manufacturing and Water (DRMDW) drives growth for Queensland by managing sustainable water resources, leading innovation in manufacturing, and developing our regions. From our offices in Brisbane and a network of regional offices and manufacturing hubs, more than 700 DRDMW staff work to create a Queensland where communities, businesses and water resources are sustainable and resilient.

The Role
This opportunity is in the First Nations Engagement team managed from the Water Monitoring and Compliance, North Region group. You will work collaboratively across the state on policies and approaches. You will undertake a lead role in developing relationships with First Nations peoples across Queensland improving the ability for the department to effectively engage with First Nations peoples to ensure that their interests are included in water planning and management activities. Key to the role is building strong relationships with First Nations peoples and other water user representatives, community groups, as well as across the department, state agencies and with other jurisdictions.

Key Accountabilities:
• Undertake research and analysis to support development of policy and strategy to inform best practice stewardship of the state’s finite resources.
• Provide quality written contributions to support the preparation of complex reports, submissions, briefing notes, legislation, presentations, speeches,
publications, and correspondence.
• Prepare timely, and authoritative advice on a range of strategic policy and regulatory issues and identify mechanisms for improvement to optimise sustainable outcomes.
• Support the implementation of communication strategies by preparing communication aids including information sheets, PowerPoint presentations and
other material as required.
• Develop and maintain effective partnerships – working collaboratively with colleagues and with other levels of government, industry, and non-government organisations to negotiate and achieve policy outcomes and deliver on government commitments.

About You:
– This is a targeted position for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.
– Knowledge of and experience in engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples is highly desirable. Experience or qualifications in water management, communication or engagement disciplines would be advantageous.
– A track record of managing stakeholder engagement for complex policy-related projects and delivering strategic communication services and products.
– An ability to develop strategy and policies to deliver on government objectives and promote positive community outcomes.
– Travel away from the centre may be required. This may involve travel outside of normal office hours and/or overnight accommodation for extended periods.

The Benefits
• Generous State government employee benefits.
• Innovative and forward thinking First Nations team.
• Challenging projects with the opportunity to make a real difference.

This position is available in Toowoomba, St George, Warwick and Goondiwindi, please indicate your location preference for this role on your application.

How to Apply: Submit your resume and a brief cover letter (1-2 pages) demonstrating your suitability for the position. Applications will remain current for a period of 12 months. Applications to remain current for 12 months.

Job Ad Reference: QLD/573886/24

Closing Date: Tuesday, 9 July 2024

 

Further information

 

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Documents

 

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