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Director Compliance

Director Compliance

  • 496327
  • Senior Executive

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 disabilities. 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.


  • Be a part of the NSW Resource Regulator executive team
  • Industry focused role with a high level of stakeholder engagement
  • Maitland location preferred; Applications encouraged from all areas of Regional NSW
  • Total remuneration from $234,205 pa (including superannuation)


About You

You will be a passionate and motivated individual with a desire to work at an executive level. You will have an ability to motivate and inspire a team of individuals to deliver client focused, industry leading environmental compliance and enforcement activities with a focus on proactive engagement with industry and stakeholders.


Reporting directly to the Executive Director of the NSW Resources Regulator you will play a key role in our executive team. This will allow you to align the functions of the compliance team with broader Resources Regulator outcomes and ensure alignment with Department wide strategic objectives.


You will have a detailed understanding of regulatory compliance with the drive to shape our internal policy and practice ensuring stakeholders of NSW Resources Regulator receive world class, industry leading compliance services.


We have a goal to make NSW the number one destination for mining in Australia and this is an opportunity to play a key role in our attainment of that goal!



About Us

As an agency, we embrace flexible work and are outcomes focused in delivery. We hold ourselves and each other to high standards; we work hard, and we celebrate the successes, acknowledge the opportunities and work as one team in order to achieve great things.


Mining, Exploration and Geoscience (MEG) as a division 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.


We know that regional NSW is an incredible place to live, work, raise a family and play, and we are here to ensure our regions are set-up to thrive for generations to come. 


To find out more about our department, please visit our website or LinkedIn


Applying is Easy!

Simply submit a cover letter and current resume outlining your experience and capabilities relevant to the role. 


For more information about the role please contact Steve Orr – A/Executive Director NSW Resources Regulator on 0419 261 382 or via alternatively click here to view the role description


Applications Close:  Wednesday 27 October 2021


Please note that NSW Government expects all NSW government sector employees who can be safely vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine to do so


As part of this role you will need to undertake probity and pre-employment checks. A recruitment 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.  

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