Department of Regional NSW
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Coordination Officer

Coordination Officer

  • 495108
  • Planning
  • Projects
  • Ongoing Full-time role
  • Location – Queanbeyan
  • Annual salary starting from $97,443 + superannuation
  • Clerk Grade 7/8
  • Make an impact on the lives of people in Regional NSW


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 Department of Regional NSW was formed in 2020 as a central agency for regional issues.


About the role

The Coordination Officer will provide advice and support to the Deputy Director and Director to advance the Government’s priorities, deliver responsive change, service improvement and problem resolution to the South East region.


Key responsibilities for the Coordination Officer role include, but not limited to:


  • Undertake specified regular, formal and informal coordination activities with relevant NSW Government agencies
  • Provide advice and support to advance or resolve issues impacting on communities
  • Identify and escalate regional or multi-agency issues
  • Assist in the preparation of high-quality written advice
  • Establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with key regional contacts and stakeholders to ensure


This role will be responsible for providing analysis, recommendations and advice to support the resolution of issues impacting on communities and achieve positive benefits for the region.


The Coordination Officer reports to the Deputy Director or Senior Coordination Officer and is fully accountable for the accuracy, validity, balance and integrity of the content of advice provided and work performed.


About You

We are seeking a highly motivated professional with exceptional coordination, written and verbal communication skills, allowing you to maintain the confidence and support of stakeholders through the delivery of critical projects across the South East.


You thrive in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment and are confident in exercising autonomy when responding to and resolving sensitive issues.


The ideal candidate must demonstrate:

  • Knowledge and understanding of the environmental, social and economic regional issues facing governments, agencies and communities.
  • Knowledge of the workings of Government, including ministerial roles, agency functions and central agency responsibilities and capacity to achieve results in these contexts


Essential requirements

  • Current NSW driver’s licence.


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!


Applying for the Role

To apply, please attach a copy of your CV and a cover letter that tells us about your relevant skills and experience.


Closing Date – Sunday 27 June 2021 11:55pm

For further information about this opportunity please contact Laura Hartley, Deputy  Director Regional Coordination on 0436 619 128 or via or click here to view the role description.


Additional Information

A talent pool may be created from this recruitment action for ongoing and temporary roles of the same standard that may become available for filling over the next eighteen months. The successful applicant in this role may be required to undergo a police check, health assessment and other assessments as required.

Closing date: Jun 27, 2021

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