Department of Regional NSW
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Land Services Officer - Talent Pool

Land Services Officer - Talent Pool

  • 500869
  • Agriculture
  • Community
  • Conservation
  • Engineering
  • Environmental
  • Field Officer
  • Natural and Physical Science
  • Projects

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.

  • Talent Pool process to fill potential ongoing or temporary positions which may become available over the next 18 months
  • Location – Negotiable within South East Local Land Services region
  • Seeking Natural Resource Management skillsets
  • Salary starting from $ 87,493 pa + super

What we are looking for:

South East Local Land Services are seeking a proactive, hands on Project Officers to work on a variety of Natural Resource Management (NRM) and land management projects and programs throughout the region.

Natural Resource Management (NRM) Professionals

These mid-level roles deliver key extension and advisory services to farmers, landholders and community within Local Land Services. Opportunities through this Talent Pool for successful candidates will be to develop and implement key natural resource, riverine and/or catchment management projects and related initiatives, and provide advice and services to resolve complex natural resource, riverine or catchment management and related soil, land and agricultural issues.

For more information you can download the role description or contact Ken Garner on 0437423078 or via email at 

About You:

The ideal candidates will have:

  • Previous experience and/or qualifications in Natural Resource Management;
  • Previous experience engaging and forming strong relationships with landholders;
  • Developed project management skills, including reporting, budgeting, planning and monitoring;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Having a positive and solution focused attitude, you’ll be able to think creatively and solve complex problems for both yourself and others as they arise. You’ll also be able to work autonomously with limited supervision and simply get things done.

Please note that the successful applicant will be required to undertake a functional health assessment as part of their pre-employment conditions before an offer on employment can be made.

Key information on how to apply:
If this role sounds ideal to you, please apply via our online portal by submitting your resume and a brief cover letter outlining how your skills and experience match what we are looking for.

Applications through email will not be accepted.

More Information on applying for jobs with the NSW Public Service and Talent Pools can be found here -

Closing Date:  Wednesday 5 October 2022 @ 11:55pm AEST

Inclusion and Flexible Working:
We strive to reflect the community we serve and encourage our people to explore new ways of working across regional NSW. We are open to arrangements that help individuals balance their work and life commitments. We embrace difference and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

We understand that everyone is different, and you may require adjustments to apply. Please don’t hesitate to contact us to discuss how we may be able to assist you.

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