3 years Fixed Term- 35 hours, 5 days per week

Salary: $96,528.40 - $105,770.45 + super

Location: 33 Moore Street

Closing Date: 23rd July 2024


Liverpool is a vibrant city that lies in the heart of Greater Western Sydney. Working with Liverpool City Council offers a wealth of professional opportunities as we are on an exciting journey to become Sydney’s third CBD and one of the fastest growing regions over the next decade. 

With the construction of Western Sydney Airport and the development of Liverpool`s city centre as an innovative health, education, and lifestyle precinct, there has never been a more exciting time to work in Liverpool City. Liverpool is experiencing significant growth from urban release development and from redevelopment in established areas as it continues to provide outstanding levels of service to its wonderfully diverse community.


An opportunity has arisen within Council’s Environment team for an experienced Catchment Management Officer over a three year term.

This role is responsible for the development, implementation and monitoring of water quality management initiatives and actions. Additionally, the role provides solutions to complex and interrelated issues around water quality, water sensitive urban design (WSUD), creek ecological health, biodiversity, amenity, natural resource management, creek rehabilitation and maintenance within the catchments of Local Government (LGA) area and management of projects related to water quality improvement measures. 

The role requires a thorough understanding of catchment management legislation, policies and reporting requirements, particularly within the context of impact assessment.  Excellent communication and negotiation skills are also important, with an ability to communicate with a range of stakeholders in a variety of forms.  


The successful applicant will have:

• Degree qualifications in Ecology, Environmental Science or related field.

• Current Class C Drivers Licence.

• Minimum of three years’ experience in the catchment management field.

• Experience in the preparation, review and implementation of environment related strategies, policies, and processes.

• Experience in the provision of expert catchment management advice.

• Experience in interpreting and applying legislation and guidelines to achieve optimal catchment health outcomes.

• Experience in the development and monitoring of projects and the effective supervision of consultants and contractors.

• Experience in communicating and negotiating effectively with a range of stakeholders in a variety of forms.

• Experience in working effectively within a multi-disciplinary team environment and independently.

• Experience in the use of appropriate systems and procedures including relevant computer software and GIS.


• Be rewarded with an attractive annual salary package (Salary will be dependent upon the relevant skills, experience, and competencies of the successful applicant.)

• Flexible working arrangements, including working from home and various council offices.

• Ability to accrue up to 2 days of flexitime leave per month, which equates to up to 24 days per year (Note: this is in addition to 4 weeks of annual leave per year).

• Free parking is available nearby, with subsidised parking also on offer.

• Health and wellbeing benefits including 2 Health and Wellbeing Leave and access to our Employee Assistance Program.

• Access to a Fitness Passport membership 

• Internal professional Learning and Development

Salary will be dependent upon the relevant skills, experience, and competencies of the successful applicant.

For further information about the position please contact Michelle Playford, Acting Environmental Plan Program Leader on 0428 568 487

How to Apply: Please click the 'Apply' button above. Applicants must submit a covering letter, current resume and response to the selection criteria questions which will be shown once you commence your application.

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Liverpool City Council is committed to providing a working environment that supports all employees to reach their full potential. 

To be eligible to apply for permanent positions at Liverpool City Council, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For Temporary positions, you need a visa that gives you permission to work in Australia.





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Liverpool City Council,New South Wales,Australia

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