Department of Regional NSW
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Assistant Project Officer (Talent Pool)

Assistant Project Officer (Talent Pool)

  • 499079
  • Administration and Clerical
  • Customer Services and Call Centre
  • Environmental
  • Environmental Science
  • Natural and Physical Science
  • Projects
  • Science and Technology
  • This recruitment is for a ‘talent pool’ for temporary and ongoing Assistant Project Officer roles that become available over the next 18 months
  • All locations in Regional NSW considered (Dubbo preferred)
  • Attractive salary from $87,493 to $96,540 + super (Clerk Grade 5/6)

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.

 

About the role

Are you a passionate and capable Project and Administration professional based in Regional NSW?

We have a number of ongoing and fixed term project based opportunities coming available over the next 18 months and this recruitment will allow us to identify suitable applicants and develop a talent pool in which we can directly appoint them when an opportunity arises.

Assistant Project Officers support the Project Management team with admin and project activities to contribute to the development and delivery of a range of strategic projects to support MEG’s operational units in delivering MEG’s strategic objectives and core business activities.

 

About you

To be successful in this recruitment you will need:

  • Project and administration experience
  • To be able to manage competing priorities and deliver results under tight deadlines

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, then we encourage you to apply!

Compliance with pre-employment probity screening is mandatory and a condition of engagement.

 

About us

The Department of Regional NSW (DRNSW) was formed in April 2020 as a central agency for regional issues. At the Department, we are focused on creating a liveable, inclusive and sustainable New South Wales with thriving natural environments and strong primary industries. We are the stewards of our state’s physical and environmental assets - both natural and built - and we work hard every day to ensure New South Wales continues to flourish.

Mining, Exploration and Geoscience (MEG) sets strategic policy for the state’s mineral and energy resources, gathers, analyses and disseminates geoscientific information, and assesses and determines applications for mineral and petroleum titles for exploration activities and extractive uses.

Mining, Exploration and Geoscience is committed to delivering strong and quality outcomes, with the vision of our minerals and petroleum resources generating prosperity for the people of NSW.

 

Why work for Department of Regional NSW (DRNSW)? 

Exciting career pathways and opportunities

We offer vibrant and exciting career paths for people from a wide range of backgrounds and skills. Once you join the NSW Government, you’ll be supported to develop your skills and expertise through ongoing training, and opportunities to move easily from role to role, and agency to agency across the entire NSW government.  

Wellbeing

Providing a safe, supportive, ethical, diverse and inclusive workplace for our people is one of our priorities. We run a variety of programs and provide a range of supporting resources to ensure the wellbeing of all our people. 

Our people

Join DRNSW and you’ll be joining a team of more than 4,000 passionate people spread across a diverse range of disciplines and functions including - public works, land services, fisheries, agriculture and biosecurity. If you’re motivated and passionate about making a difference to the people of regional NSW we invite you to become part of our story. 

 

Apply now

All applications must be submitted online and should include your current resume and a cover letter telling us why you’re a great fit.

If you would like to hear more about this role, please contact Joanne McRae on joanne.mcrae@planning.nsw.gov.au.

For more information please view the full role description.

Applications close 11:55pm, Tuesday 24 May 2022

 

All Department of Regional NSW employees are required:
• To be fully vaccinated with a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccine and; or
• an approved ongoing medical contraindication.
You will be required to show proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status or approved COVID19 Vaccination medical exemption at the time of your application submission.

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