Local recruitment: Assistant Policy Officer

Government of New South Wales

New South Wales, Australia 🇦🇺

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

Together, we create thriving environments, communities and economies. 

  • Opportunity for a highly organised and motivated individual to provide general advice, research and recommendations for the Department on water policy 
  • Permanent full-time opportunity, based in Parramatta with location negotiable 
  • Salary relative to experience, and ranges from $87,493 – $96,540 + super 

Our Water Group team is currently seeking to appoint an Assistant Policy Officer to provide research, analysis and administrative support to assist with recommendations to Departmental Executives and the minister on water policy. In this role, you will conduct research, consultation and analysis. You will also provide justified recommendations to contribute to informed government decision-making, helping to drive Government’s strategic reform priorities in the urban water policy space. 

About You 

You will have strong prioritisation skills along with demonstrated experience in providing policy, project and administrative support. You will have the ability to deliver on multiple competing research and project activities simultaneously within tight timeframes. 

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly organised individual with experience in policy and administrative support to support general advice and recommendations for the Department.?We also offer career development and advancement opportunities. 

Essential Requirements 

  • Tertiary qualifications in a related discipline. 

For more information read the full Role Description:?Assistant Policy 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 Sunday 5th December 2021 at 11:55PM. 

Interviews will take place week commencing 13th December.  

Should you require further information about the role please contact Zahra Anver 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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Apply by 5 December, 2021