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Program Leader, Sustaining Riverland Environments
Department for Environment and Water
Job reference: 426382
Location: 5000 - ADELAIDE
Job status: Long Term Contract
Eligibility: Open to Everyone

Contract: Term contract to 30 June 2022

Job Description:
The Program Leader, Sustaining Riverland Environments, is responsible for the effective management and delivery of the Sustaining Riverland Environments program. The role is responsible for managing all aspects of the on time and within budget program delivery of a significant National and State Government investment in environmental outcomes for the River Murray. The Program Leader, Sustaining Riverland Environments is responsible for planning, monitoring and reporting against program outcomes, and providing leadership and guidance to a team of staff, stakeholders, partner agencies and authorities.  The role forecasts, administers, monitors and reports on the program and has a central role in mitigating risks, ensuring appropriate linkages with River Murray initiatives and providing technical advice and recommendations on a range of issues including contract and stakeholder management.

Special Conditions:

  • May be required to participate in fire management and associated duties
  • Current class "C" drivers licence and willingness and ability to safely operate a 4wd is essential
  • May require some intra and interstate travel
  • Some out of hours work may be required
  • Relevant Program or Project Management qualifications or the equivelent experience is highly desirable

Remuneration: ASO7 - $101,859 - $110,107 p.a.

Enquiries To:
Glenn Shimmin, Manager, Program Coordination and Development  
Ph: 0437 715 504, Email:

Application Instructions:
Please submit a CV and letter of application (max 3 pages) addressing the technical, professional/knowledge, and experience elements of the Role Description.

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

- Pre Employment Declaration.pdf
- Role Description - ASO7 Program Leader, Sustaining Riverland Environments.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.