Australia nationals: Natural Resource Officer

Government of New South Wales
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
Experience Level: 
Not Specified
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)


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As Natural Resource Management Project Officer you will be responsible for undertaking natural resource management activities and providing a range of administrative and records management services to support the operation of the branch. You will provide appropriately balanced and timely information and advice to external clients, such as landholders, licensees, Local Government, solicitors and other State agencies on property management and natural resource issues.

About you
To be successful in this role you will;

  • Demonstrated experience in environmental, planning and land management issues, including bush fire hazard reduction, pest & weed control and compliance.
  • Demonstrated ability to compile accurate reports and undertake a range of administrative tasks including records management.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise competing work demands given the diverse range and high volume of issues that will be encountered simultaneously.
  • Be involved in multi-agency and land management committees when required.
  • Be customer service focused. The role will require the successful applicant to build relations and conduct on site inspections to achieve best practice land management outcomes.

Essential requirements


  • Tertiary qualifications or current studies in Environmental Sciences or a related field, or;
  • Equivalent level of industry knowledge and experience
  • Current driver's licence and willingness to travel.

If you have the capability to achieve success in this role and are interested in creating a more prosperous NSW we would love to hear from you!

About Our Team

The Planning, Industry and Environment Cluster brings together the functions from the former Planning & Environment and Industry Clusters.

Our vision is to create thriving environments, communities and economies for the people of New South Wales. We focus on some of the biggest issues facing our state. We deliver sustainable water resource and environment management, secure our energy supply, oversee our planning system, maximise community benefit from government land and property, and create the conditions for a prosperous state. 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.

Applying for the Role

Apply by submitting a cover letter and current resume which outlines your skills and experience relevant to the role. Applications submitted directly to the hiring manager will be re-directed to the appropriate application portal.

For more information about the opportunity click here to view the role description.

Applications Close:  Wednesday, 4 November, 11.55 pm

For general enquires about the role, please contact Ben Tax, Area Manager- Sydney & South Coast

A recruitment pool is being created for ongoing and temporary roles of the same role or role type that may become available for filling over the next eighteen months.

Our commitment to flexible working
The Department of Planning, Industry & Environment is committed to ensuring the sector reflects the NSW community it serves. We support an inclusive workplace where staff have access to opportunities and resources at all levels, enabling our team members to drive innovation, productivity and delivery of high-quality services. We are open to discussing flexible working arrangements and encourage our people to explore new ways of working - including part-time, job-share or working from different locations. Everyone can ask about it.

Our commitment to Diversity
The Planning, Industry and Environment Cluster strives to be an inclusive workplace for all people. We recognise that we operate in a diverse community and welcome and encourage applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans, refugees and people with disability.