Local recruitment: Project Officer

Government of New South Wales

Various, NSW, Australia 🇦🇺

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  • Project Officer role
  • Temporary (12 months) full-time opportunity based in Parramatta, or elsewhere by negotiation
  • Salary starting from $99,369 + super

Our Biodiversity & Conservation division is currently seeking to appoint a Project Officer to support the delivery environmental water projects in the Murray-Darling Basin. In this role, you will support a multidisciplinary team to evaluate, develop and implement complex components of a project that is reshaping the way water for the environment is managed in our inland river systems.

About you

The role requires an individual who:

  • is self-motivated and can work independently on a range of complex water management related tasks,
  • possess high level written communication skills
  • has spatial analysis skills in ArcMap or equivalent and has sufficient experience to work independently with spatial datasets to interrogate datasets and produce map products
  • has the ability to effectively manage a high volume work environment and can deliver work priorities according to project timeframes
  • possesses problem solving skills that draw upon evidence-based decision making via the collection, analysis and assessment of data.

Role responsibilities

  • Prepare technical reports to a high standard in accordance with project timeframes.
  • Coordinate water management sub-projects that contribute to larger environmental water projects.
  • Analyse and manage large spatial datasets and prepare mapping products for community engagement and inclusion in technical reports.
  • Participate as part of a multi-disciplinary team in the resolution of complex water management issues. 

For more information read the full Role Description: Project Officer

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.

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.

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Applications close 11:59PM Monday 7 June 2021.

Salary relative to experience, and ranges from $99,369 to $112,109 + super. 

Should you require further information about the role please contact Michelle Cavallaro via [email protected] or on (02) 4927 3112.

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 team can:

  • provide alternative formats to apply
  • make adjustments to the recruitment process
  • offer information about workplace adjustments and support networks

If you have disability and require more information or assistance you can contact the Diversity team at [email protected] (please include reference number).

If you identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and would like information or assistance in applying, contact our Aboriginal People & Culture team [email protected]  (please include reference number).