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Environmental Projects Officer - Flooding

Port Macquarie-Hastings Council - Port Macquarie, NSW

Government, Defence & Emergency
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Applications Close Sunday 25 April, 11:30pm

About the Opportunity

At PMHC every employee plays a part in ensuring we work together to achieve positive outcomes for our Community. To help us achieve this we require a technical expert in the field flood mitigation, policy and management. This person is a team player, a strong communicator and an achiever. PMHC is a values driven organization and we are looking for a candidate exemplifies these values.

On a typical day our Environmental Projects Officer Flood will:

  • Liaise with external and internal customers including community members such as volunteer groups
  • Work on developing the Flood management program.
  • Secure contracts for works derived from Flood studies.
  • Work on updating the Flood Policy
  • Work closely with other staff teams to develop and deliver information and facilitate engagement and education to the community.
To find out more about this role and what skills, qualifications and experience you will require to succeed, please refer to the Position Description and Selection Criteria below.

Within this role you will have access to:
  • Nine-day fortnight;
  • Discounted gym membership;
  • Training and development, including secondment opportunities and education assistance for studies related to your role;

This is a full time, permanent role, with remuneration in the range of $81,374.58- $86,297.04 per annum (depending on skills and experience), plus 9.5% superannuation. The role is 35 hour a week, with access to Council’s Flexible Working Hours policy.

About Councils Natural Resources Team

The Natural Resources Team provides technical services to the community in regards to management of the natural environment extending from hinterland to the coastline in the Port Macquarie Hastings Local Government Area. We do so through the provision of invasive weed management, ecological restoration, bushfire risk mitigation and hazard management works, ecological advice on internal and external development applications and coast, estuary and flood management. Works include on-ground improvements and also policy and planning projects. The team works with both internal and external stakeholders to achieve the goals as set by the community.

About The Port Macquarie Hastings Region

Upon commencement you shall call ‘home’ one of the East Coasts most enviable locations. With access to stunning hinterland, miles of pristine beaches, national parks, playgrounds sporting facilities, restaurants, galleries, theatres and a genuine community feel, the mid-north coast is the perfect location if you enjoy hiking, surfing, camping, fishing, off road exploration, Saturday sports, arts, theatre, food and wine.


If you would like to know more about this opportunity, or have any questions about the role please contact Blayne West, Natural Resources Manager on 6581 -8560.

Interested in Applying?

Before you apply for the job please read the position description and recruitment selection criteria below.

Please complete the application form below and answer the questions which relate to the essential and desirable criteria within the Selection Criteria, then upload a copy of your resume and cover letter.

You may find it helpful to write your response to the questions in a word document then copy/paste this into the application form once you are ready to submit your application.

Applications Close Sunday 25 April 2021, 11:30pm

Note: Suitable candidates may be placed on a talent pool or eligibility list for future identical, or similar positions for a period of 12 months.

We often ask out preferred applicants to complete pre-employment checks. This may include: Reference checks; Qualification verification; Pre-employment medical; National Criminal check; Working with Children Check verification

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Port Macquarie-Hastings Council

Port Macquarie, NSW

Government, Defence & Emergency


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