Are you looking for a new challenge which will offer exciting and rewarding work opportunities in a regional community? The Murray-Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) is recruiting now in regional areas to help manage the Basin's water resources for future generations. The Murray-Darling Basin is the largest and most complex river system in Australia. Our economy and communities depend on a healthy basin, and the MDBA is charged with working with Basin governments to plan and integrate the management of the water resources for the Basin. It is challenging and rewarding work, and we are looking for people who live in, or want to move to these locations to join this important reform.
We recognise that developing and maintaining strong regional links with communities is the key to our success. That is why, by 2021, we are looking to grow our regional workforce to more than 100 employees.
We are recruiting for great candidates to join us right now in our offices in Goondiwindi, Griffith, Mildura and Murray Bridge. We will be filling a range of ongoing (permanent) and non-ongoing (times limited contract) APS 5, APS 6, Executive Level 1 and Executive Level 2 roles. Relocation packages are available, and we are committed to a flexible and inclusive workplace that will suit you and your individual needs.
Generous re-location packages are available, and we are committed to a flexible and inclusive workplace that will suit you and your individual needs.
We are looking for energetic and passionate people with skills and experience in:
- environmental/biological sciences
- natural resource management
- water resources modelling and engineering
- communications and engagement
- research and knowledge
- project management
- corporate and business services
- Relevant tertiary qualifications or experience will be considered as part of the assessment against relevant technical field
- Relocation assistance will be provided to the successful applicant/s if applicable
- Non-ongoing opportunities will be offered for a specific term
- Non-ongoing positions will be up to 18 months with the possibility of extension
Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for a specified term
Non-ongoing positions will be up to 18 months with the possibility of extension
Indigenous jobseekers are encouraged to apply for this vacancy. If the job is 'Identified', then part or all of the duties impact on Indigenous Australian people and/or involve interaction with Indigenous Australian communities or their representatives.
The filling of this vacancy is intended to constitute an affirmative measure under section 8(1) of the 'Racial Discrimination Act 1975'. This vacancy is only available to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.
The filling of this vacancy is intended to constitute an affirmative measure under Section 27 of the Australian Public Service Commissioner’s Directions 2016. This vacancy is open only to people with disability.
RecruitAbility applies to this vacancy. Under the RecruitAbility scheme you will be invited to participate in further assessment activity for the vacancy if you choose to apply under the scheme; declare you have a disability; and meet the minimum requirements for the job. For more information see: http://www.apsc.gov.au/priorities/disability/recruitability.
About Murray-Darling Basin Authority
The Murray-Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) is an independent Government Authority responsible for the planning and integrated management of water resources of the Murray-Darling Basin including:
Implementing, monitoring and enforcing the Basin Plan and undertaking activities relevant to jurisdictional water resource plans for the sustainable management of water resources in the Murray-Darling Basin;
Developing and implementing strategies to protect and enhance the Basin’s shared water and other natural resources;
Operating, managing and sustaining the River Murray assets to deliver States’ shares of water and environmental outcomes in the River Murray system.
To find out more please visit our website at www.mdba.gov.au.