Senior Catchment Planner


Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development



Salary etc:

$135,355 - $152,377 p.a. Temporary, Full-time.


PN: 57997

  • Office of Water.
  • ACT Healthy Waterways.
  • Senior Officer Grade B.

ACT Healthy Waterways is seeking an experienced natural resource manager to fill the role of Catchment Planner. The Catchment Planner will create plans for managing water quality in some of Canberra's major urban subcatchments and to address sedimentation issues in some of the ACT's rural and conservation catchments. The catchment plans will provide decision-makers with achievable options for improving the environment of the ACT.

ACT Healthy Waterways is an ambitious program that aims to improve waterway condition through a range of activities that affect water quality and quantity.

The Catchment Planner will also work with other sections in EPSDD and other Directorates to help harmonise the Healthy Waterways program with allied programs urban heat, urban biodiversity, Ngunnawal values, the management of public green space, the amenity of suburbs and resident's health and access to recreational opportunities.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: Highly Desirable:

  • A degree or diploma of an Australian tertiary institution or a comparable overseas qualification - and/or equivalent experience, e.g. in consulting -appropriate to the duties of the position.
  • A current ACT or equivalent driver's licence.
  • Post-graduate qualifications in a water resource related field is an advantage.

Notes: This is a temporary position available immediately until 30 June 2025. This position is based in a workplace designed for activity-based working (ABW). Under ABW arrangements, officers will not have a designated workstation/desk. Part of work hours can be spent working from home.


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