Department of Regional NSW
Animal, Wallaby, Kangaroo, Mammal, Wildlife, Antelope

Assessment Officer

Assessment Officer

  • 495197
  • Administration and Clerical
  • Projects
  • Regulatory and Compliance
  • 2 positions available
  • Temporary role for 6 months located in Orange
  • Salary range of $72,635 pa - $79,535 pa plus superannuation (Clerk Grade 3/4)

Our Department is responsible for building resilient regional economies and communities, strengthening primary industries, managing the use of regional land, overseeing the state’s mineral and mining resources and ensuring government investment in regional NSW is fair and delivers positive outcomes for local communities and businesses.

We encourage applicants from all backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans, refugees, and people with disability. 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 provide dignified access to reasonable adjustments both during the recruitment process and in the workplace. If you require reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process, please call or text the contact for this role.

The RAA is part of the DPI Infrastructure Investment & Business Development Branch and works to deliver programs that provide rural support and enhance connections with our communities. The RAA has decades of experience and expertise in the assessment and administration of financial assistance schemes to primary producers and small business operators in NSW on behalf of both the NSW and Australian Governments.

Two exciting newly created opportunities are available within RAA to provide a high quality and responsive customer service in application assessment and processing services to support the delivery of the Authority’s financial assistance programs.

The successful applicants will provide a wide range of professional administrative and support services to enable the efficient operation the RAA grant applications. In these varied roles you will meet tight deadlines, undertake heavy workloads with applications and respond to unexpected changes in schedules. 

A knowledge of grant processes and demonstrated experience in dealing with sensitive enquiries or complaints will be highly regarded.

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

If this sounds like the ideal role for you, we would love to hear from you!

Applying for the Role

Apply by submitting a current resume (max. 5 pages) and a brief cover letter (max. 2 pages) which outlines your skills and experience relevant to the role.

If you would like to hear more about this role, please contact Justine Dimond on 0427 663 936 or alternatively

Closing Date: Wednesday, 23rd June 2021 @ 11.55pm

A recruitment pool may be created for ongoing and temporary roles of the same role or role type that may become available for filling over the next 18 months.



Closing date: Jun 23, 2021

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