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Operations Officer
Department for Environment and Water
Job reference: 426032
Location: 5000 - ADELAIDE
Job status: Short Term Contract
Eligibility: Open to Everyone

Contract: Term contract up to 30 June 2022

Job Description:
The Operations Officer is primarily responsible for delivery of urban stormwater and watercourse management advice and services at the Patawalonga system for the Water Infrastructure and Operations Branch. The role will also involve bringing about improvements in the way DEW operates and maintains its infrastructure in accordance with environmental outcomes, and operational requirements. The incumbent will work closely with other business units within Water Infrastructure and Operations Branch, and DEW more generally to provide advice and deliver projects relating to water infrastructure and operations.

Special Conditions:

  • May be required to participate in fire management and associated duties
  • A current class "C" driver's licence and willingness and ability to safely operate a 4wd is essential
  • Some out of hours work may be required
  • May be required to undertake intra or interstate travel and work outside of the normal hours of work

A tertiary qualification in Engineering, Natural Resources, Applied Science or equivalent relevant to natural resources management

PO2 - $83,152 - $92,020 p.a.

Enquiries to:
Tom Campbell, Program Leader, Operations and Maintenance
Ph: 0427 256 932, Email:

Application Instructions:
Applicants to submit a CV and letter of application (max 3 pages) addressing the technical, professional/knowledge, and qualifications outlined in the role description.

Applications close: 02/03/2021 11:00 PM

- Pre Employment Declaration.pdf
- Role Description - PO2 Operations Officer.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.