Communications & Engagement Specialist (Water)


Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania


Launceston, Tasmania

Salary etc:

$105,921 - $119,801 p.a. pro-rata + super.



The Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania (NRE Tas) is committed to our vision of 'building a sustainable Tasmania' where our natural resources, cultural values and environment are recognised and used sustainably to support our future prosperity. We take pride in fostering a workplace where diversity is celebrated, inclusivity is embraced, and safety is paramount. We strive to create an environment where every individual feels respected, valued, and empowered to bring their authentic selves to work.

We understand that work-life balance is essential for personal and professional success. That's why we offer flexible work options and are dedicated to making workplace adjustments that empower individuals to fully engage and excel in their roles. If you require any reasonable adjustments during your recruitment process, please let us know.

Hours per fortnight

73.5 hours (minimum 58.8 hours by negotiation).


Launceston, Tasmania.


$105,921.00 to $119,801.00 pro rata, per annum + super.


Lead the development and implementation of contemporary communications initiatives and activities and to provide stakeholder engagement advice and support for implementation of the Rural Water Use Strategy and other strategic projects across the Agriculture, Forestry and Water Business Unit. This role will enhance access to and develop clear, current and accurate information on water management in Tasmania through development of communications material and fostering key stakeholder relationships.

Desirable Requirements:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in communications or journalism or science/natural resource management communications and stakeholder engagement.
  • Minimum of five (5) years professional experience in a communications and engagement (or similar) role.
  • A current motor vehicle driver's licence.

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