Local recruitment: Assistant Project Officer

Government of New South Wales

New South Wales, Australia 🇦🇺

Organisation / Entity:Natural Resources Access Regulator
Job category:ProjectsEnvironmental
Job location:Regional NSWStatewide
Job reference number:527709
Work type:Full-Time
Total remuneration package:Clerk Grade 5/6
Closing date:10/04/2023 – 11:55 PM

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

Together, we create thriving environments, communities and economies.

  • Assistant Project Officer with Regulatory Initiatives team at NRAR
  • 2 x Permanent opportunities, various NSW locations available (regional encouraged)
  • Clerk Grade 5/6 with salary relative to experience, ranges from $89,707 to $98,982 + super

The Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) enforces the NSW water laws and offers guidance and education to help water users comply. We strive to be an efficient and effective regulator that celebrates and reflects the diversity of the community we serve. Working with NRAR provides a chance to make sure water is used lawfully so that all communities and the environment get a fair share.

Join the NRAR within the Department of Planning and Environment as an Assistant Project Officer and support the Regulatory Initiatives team in its mission to make compliance with the water laws a shared responsibility.

About You

The Assistant Project Officer provides project and administrative support, including monitoring and reporting on project plans, milestones and deliverables, to ensure time, cost and quality indicators are in line with approved project plans.

The role will also assist the Regulatory Initiatives team to complete tasks and implement project plans, including collating documents and records regarding relevant issues to ensure projects comply with agreed project methodologies and that agreed outcomes are achieved.

This is a great opportunity to work with a wide variety of stakeholders within the NSW Water community and build relationships to deliver compliance outcomes for water users and communities of NSW.  

Essential Requirements

  • A current NSW Driver’s Licence and a willingness to drive to remote locations

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

Visit our YouTube channel to hear from staff about what it’s like to work at NRAR.

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.

The Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) Act 2017 enacted by the NSW Parliament in November 2017 provides for the establishment of a new independent water regulator in NSW focused on establishing best practice water regulation underpinned by ethics, good governance and stakeholder engagement to deliver effective and reliable water regulation for the people of NSW.

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 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.

Appointment is subject to the satisfactory participation in mandatory pre-employment probity screening.

Applications close Monday 10 April 2023 at 11:55PM.

Should you require further information about the role please contact David Thomas via david.thomas@nrar.nsw.gov.au or on 0455 419 279.

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

If you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, please 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.

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.




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