Nov 22, 2021

Trading Policy Officer

  • Department of Environment, Land, Water And Planning
  • Flexible - 8 Nicholson Street, East Melbourne
Full time Science


Are you good with data and passionate about creating great reports? Are you looking for a role where you can develop your analysis and reporting skills, while learning about Victoria’s water resources and markets?  The Trading Policy Officer provides a unique opportunity to combine those skills and interests to support effective water markets in Victoria that share our precious resource fairly and efficiently. 

The Trading Policy Officer is responsible for monitoring and reporting on trends in the Victorian water market, maintaining trading rules in the Victorian Water Register and working with various stakeholders, including water brokers, to resolve issues related to water trade. The role collaborates with water market experts from agencies across the Murray-Darling Basin to support coordinated practices for trading water within and between states.  


Department of Environment, Land, Water And Planning

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Degree targeted

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • An appropriate tertiary qualification in engineering, science, natural resource management, economics, or equivalent.
  • An understanding of Victoria’s water entitlement and market framework and knowledge of the Victorian Water Register is desirable but not a requirement.

This is an ongoing position. 

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the Key Selection Criteria detailed in the position description, including the Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications and capabilities sections. 

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Tuesday 30 November 2021.

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.

Applicants must possess corresponding work rights to be eligible for appointment for the advertised employment period. To be appointed to an ongoing position you must be an Australian Permanent Resident or an Australian/New Zealand citizen.

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

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