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NSW Public Works ADF Transition Program - Multiple Positions

NSW Public Works ADF Transition Program - Multiple Positions

  • 502406
  • Construction and Architecture
  • Engineering
  • Projects
  • Salary range dependent on Grade of the position, expertise and ADF Rank  
  • Salary commences from $75,992 pa (Clerk Grade 3/4) to $116,211 pa (Clerk Grade 9/10)
  • Opportunities for further development with funding support for formal training
  • Multiple temporary opportunities for 24 months (up to 35 hours per week)
  • Positions are available across various regional NSW Public Works offices.

Diversity and inclusion are core values of the Department of Regional NSW. We encourage applications from people with a range of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. This includes differences in culture, gender, sexual orientation, language and disability status or other attributes. The Department of Regional NSW is a workplace where everyone is able to contribute and participate to their full potential, and we are proud to have a team that reflects the richness and complexity of the regional NSW communities we serve.  

About Us:
NSW Public Works is keen to hear from currently serving Australian Defence Force Personnel or those having transitioned from military service to civilian life in the last 3 years. We are looking to develop a talent pool to fill multiple temporary positions available across surveying, GIS/spatial, engineering, or construction management. Additional opportunities may also exist within other areas of the Department of Regional NSW such as the Soil Conservation Service.

There’s nothing abstract about what we do. Just look around. Our work is in dams, water treatment plants, bridges; sporting facilities and schools across Regional NSW – the real foundations of prosperous communities.

If a career working with leading project managers and engineers on some of the largest infrastructure, construction and development projects and programs of work in NSW is of interest, we want to hear from you!

Don’t just take our word for it – watch this video to hear from some of our staff.

Why Us?
We have multiple 24-month temporary opportunities available where you will be provided with the support and tools required to both successfully transition from the Defence Force, as well as develop the skills & qualifications needed to establish and develop your new career in the construction and capital works industry.

A career with NSW Public Works means interesting, challenging and rewarding work, a supportive culture, a safe workplace, learning and development opportunities and a remarkable team of staff by your side.

About the Program:
This is a fully funded program with support from Training Services NSW, and you will have the opportunity to gain qualifications in aligned skillsets including Construction and Project Management.  This document provides you with further information on the formal and on the job training provided.

This document shows you the types of opportunities we have available and provides a short paragraph about the roles plus the full role description for each position.

What roles should I be looking at?
If you are unsure of where your skills and experience from the Australian Defence Force may align, please refer to this guide. Please note this a guide only and does not consider an individuals’ unique experience. 

How to Apply?
Simply submit an updated CV and cover letter outlining your experience and capabilities by the closing date.

Interested applicants are encouraged to contact John Anderson (Director, Public Works) on 0412 393 480 or via email: John.Anderson@pwa.nsw.gov.au  

We will also be holding a virtual information session on this program soon. If you’re keen to know more about these positions and have a chat to us about what a job with NSW Public Works is all about keep an eye on the Public Works careers page where more information will be listed shortly. You can register your interest by sending an email to jodi.arthur@regional.nsw.gov.au.

Handy Hints and Important Information regarding the Application Form

  • In the application form you will be asked to nominate which role/s listed above you are interested in being considered for. You will be able to select multiple options (which is recommended).
  • You will be asked to nominate which location/s you would primarily be interested in. You can find a list of our office locations on our website.

Applications close at 11.55pm Sunday 5 March 2023.

Please note this recruitment process is aimed at currently serving Australian Defence Force Personnel or those having transitioned from military service to civilian life in the last 3 years.

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 eighteen months.

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