Local recruitment: Assistant Project Officer

Government of New South Wales

New South Wales, Australia 🇦🇺

Organisation / Entity:Water
Job category:Environmental | Environmental Science
Job location:StatewideRegional NSW / Tamworth & North West NSW
Job reference number:517939
Work type:Full-Time
Total remuneration package:Clerk Grade 5/6
Closing date:24/11/2021 – 11:55 PM

Do you want your work to make a difference for NSW?

Together, we create thriving environments, communities and economies.

  • Opportunity for a highly organised individual to provide support to regulatory projects focused on floodplain water harvesting
  • Temporary full-time opportunity until June 2022, location flexible across NSW
  • Salary relative to experience, and ranges from $87,493 – $96,540 + super

Our Water Group team is currently seeking to appoint an Assistant Project Officer to support and coordinate a range of activities which facilitate smooth project delivery and successful implementation of regulatory projects focused on floodplain water harvesting. In this role, you will, assist the project team to complete task, and provide program support including the monitoring, maintenance and coordination of reporting processes and governance structures.

About You

You will be highly organised and have previous experience providing project administrative support, juggling competing priorities and meeting deadlines. You will have strong communication and negotiation skills, as you will be liaising with other stakeholders and exercising diplomacy and judgement. You will also have the ability to work autonomously and collaboratively.

This is an excellent opportunity for a dedicated project support officer to join a highly regarded team with significant opportunity to be a key contributor in supporting the Water Group in the delivery of outcomes for the people of NSW.  We also offer career development and advancement opportunities.

For more information read the full Role Description: Assistant Project Officer

For more information hit Apply to visit the www.iworkfor.nsw.gov.au website.

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.?

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. DPIE expects all applicants who can be safely vaccinated for COVID-19, to be so.

Applications close Wednesday 24 November 2021 at 11:55PM.

Should you require further information about the role please contact Sandra White via  [email protected]

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.




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