Local recruitment: Project Officer, Environment And Planning (Technical & Advisory Services - WINSW)

Government of New South Wales

New South Wales, Australia 🇦🇺

  • Combine your environmental and planning legislation knowledge across water infrastructure projects throughout NSW
  • Permanent full-time opportunity (35 hours per week), salary starting from $99,431 + super
  • Hybrid office and Work from home model (office location is negotiable across NSW)

This role is a Diversity Targeted position where we strongly encourage those who identify as Aboriginal OR with a Disability to apply, along with all other job seekers. Working to the Premier’s Priorities in driving public sector diversity, we are committed to a 50/50 gender balance within the Technical and Advisory Services team.

Our Water Infrastructure NSW team is currently seeking to appoint a Project Officer, Environment and Planning to provide project management and support activities to contribute to the development and delivery of environmental approvals for water infrastructure and operational projects, including supporting senior team members with the oversight and review of Environmental Impact Statements and other environmental approval documents prepared by external parties.

About You

You will be part of a high performing team assisting delivery and review of effective planning approvals in a sensitive and evolving environment with multiple stakeholder interests in play, whilst providing advice and recommendations across a mix of complex and routine environmental planning issues.

This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual with strong knowledge of environmental and planning legislation to join a dedicated and supportive team. We also offer career development and advancement opportunities.

Essential Requirements

  • Tertiary qualifications in environmental science, natural resources, planning or other relevant field and/or equivalent experience in the industry.
  • Current valid NSW Driver Licence

For more information read the full Role Description: Project Officer, Environment and Planning

About Us

The Department of Planning, Industry & Environment’s (DPIE) vision is to create thriving environments, communities and economies for the people of New South Wales. We strive to be a high-performing, world-class public service organisation that celebrates and reflects the full diversity of the community we serve and seeks to embed Aboriginal cultural awareness and knowledge throughout the department.

In our inclusive and accessible workplace, differences are embraced, contributions are valued, and everyone has a sense of connection and belonging. DPIE supports various employee affinity groups, practice flexible working, offer job share and workplace adjustments. We are committed to the Premier’s Priorities and welcome applications from all.

The Water Group leads the NSW Government in providing confidence to communities and stakeholders with the transparent stewardship of water resources, provision of services and reforms that support sustainable and healthy environments, economies and societies across NSW. Within the Water Group, Water Infrastructure NSW leads the delivery of major water infrastructure projects across NSW.

To Apply

If excited by the information above, we look forward to receiving your application, including a copy of your resume and cover letter expressing your interest and suitability for the role.

For further information, please contact Lara Hess via email at [email protected]

Applications close on Sunday 14th November 2021, at 11:55pm

A recruitment pool may be created for ongoing and temporary opportunities of the same role or role type that may become available over the next 18 months.

Looking for more information or assistance in applying?

Our Diversity team can assist to:

  • provide alternative formats to apply
  • make adjustments to the recruitment process
  • offer information about workplace adjustments and support networks

We encourage people with disability to apply. If you have disability and require more information on adjustments and assistance to apply, contact the Diversity team on [email protected]  (please include reference number).

If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander check out Our Mob on Country https://www.dpie.nsw.gov.au/premiers-priorities/our-mob-on-country to see the work we do and get assistance in applying.