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Office of Environment & Heritage NSW

Job Title: Project Officer

Job Grade / Classification: Grade, Level 7/8

Employment Type: Full Time, On-going
Location:Jindabyne or Tumut

Agency overview

The Department of Planning & Environment is the lead NSW Government agency in planning for a growing NSW. The Department is going through an exciting period of organisational and operational change.

The Departments vision Planning for growing NSW: inspiring strong communities, protecting our environment provides the benchmark for our partnership and leadership approach to engaging and working collaboratively with key State and Local Government, community and industry stakeholders to deliver better outcomes in the areas of planning, local government and the environment.

The Departments two related agencies - the Office of Environment & Heritage and the Office of Local Government - support the conservation and protection of the environment and an effective local government sector in NSW. Several other entities associated with the Department include the Environment Protection Authority, statutory trusts responsible for zoos, parks and gardens, independent assessment and planning bodies, and development corporations.

National Parks and Wildlife Service manages, conserves and cares for land in national parks and reserves. NPWS links customer, conservation and cultural outcomes in a sustainable way by building participation in the management and use of parks.

Primary purpose of the role

Provides diverse project management and related support services, including preparation of reports and briefs, coordinating resources, maintaining project documentation, implementing and monitoring project plans.

Essential requirements:

  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications and/or equivalent relevant working experience in project management.
  • Experience in development and delivery of projects, including the development of project plans, monitoring of project timelines, budgets and reporting requirements, and contract administration.

Other requirements:

  • Current Drivers Licence.


Job Notes:
A Recruitment Pool may be established for future temporary roles with similar focus capabilities. The Recruitment Pool may be available to hiring managers from OEH and other NSW Public Sector agencies over a 12-month period.

The NPWS is a non-smoking workplace and smoking is not permitted in national parks.

Our commitment to diversity and flexibility:
At the Planning and Environment Cluster, we believe a diverse and inclusive workforce contributes to the success of our business and are committed to ensuring that our workforce reflects the communities of NSW.

We understand that flexibility means different things to different people and are committed to offering flexible work arrangements where and when possible.

To Apply:
Complete all the questions in the online application. Two of the questions will require you to provide specific examples from your experience (4000-character limit per question). These questions are shown below. Please do not address these in your cover letter.

Q1.Please describe a time you had to change your communication style to suit your stakeholder/customer/colleagues.

Q2. Please describe a time you had to explore a range of possibilities and creative alternatives to solve a complex problem. What approach did you take Why did you choose this approach What was the result

The information provided in your application needs to show how you meet the focus capabilities and other essential requirements of the role. (Refer to the role description for details about the capabilities and the associated behavioural indicators. The role description also lists the essential role requirements.

Applications Close: Friday 25th January 2019 at 11:59pm

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