Local recruitment: Project Officer Policy

Government of New South Wales

New South Wales, Australia 🇦🇺

Organisation / Entity:Water
Job category:Projects
Job location:Statewide
Job reference number:527154
Work type:Full-Time
Total remuneration package:Clerk Grade 7/8
Closing date:13/03/2023 – 11:55 PM

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

Together, we create thriving environments, communities and economies.

  • Play a key role in supporting the development and implementation of policies to ensure successful Reconnecting River Country program delivery in Water Infrastructure NSW
  • Temporary full-time opportunity until 31 October 2023, NSW location negotiable
  • Salary is relative to experience and ranges from $101,947 to $112,849 + super

The Reconnecting River Country Program team is currently seeking to appoint a Project Officer Policy to support the development of policy, undertake legislative review and contribute to the provision of policy advice relating to the successful introduction of Reconnecting River Country Program. 

This is a perfect opportunity for someone looking for a great experience working in an exciting policy space delivering on the NSW Government’s continued commitment to delivering sensible, community driven Murray-Darling Basin Plan outcomes. The Reconnecting River Country Program will improve environmental, social and cultural outcomes for communities along the Murray and Murrumbidgee River systems.

About You

As the Project Officer Policy you will be responsible for the provision of policy and project support activities that contribute to the development of Reconnecting River Country Program objectives. Ideally you will have the skills and experience to undertake research, analysis and review of options to contribute to the policy process, to inform decision making and contribute to the evaluation and reporting on policy outcomes. You will also be responsible for the provision of policy and project support for the Manager and Director, including provision of functions involving cross-government stakeholder engagement and project coordination.

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

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

About Us

The Department of Planning and Environment’s (DPE) 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. DPE 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.

To Apply

If you are 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.

DPE strongly recommends all applicants who can be safely vaccinated for COVID-19, to be so.

Applications close Monday 13 March 2023 at 11:55PM.

Should you require further information about the role please contact Michael Scotland via michael.scotland@dpie.nsw.gov.au

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 Diversity@DPIE.nsw.gov.au  (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.




IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development