Department of Regional NSW
Animal, Wallaby, Kangaroo, Mammal, Wildlife, Antelope

Project Support Officer (Animal Biosecurity)

Project Support Officer (Animal Biosecurity)

  • 495556
  • Administration and Clerical
  • Animal Care
  • Projects
  • Excellent opportunity to grow your existing project officer skills 
  • Located in Orange
  • Ongoing opportunity offering an attractive salary ranging from $85,744 - $94,610 + super 

 

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 Us 

The NSW Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI) supports the development of profitable primary industries that create a more prosperous NSW and contributes to a better environment through the sustainable use of natural resources.

Within NSW DPI, the Biosecurity & Food Safety Division is responsible for effective management and risk minimisation of biosecurity threats to NSW as well as the through-chain regulation of food safety. It delivers a risk based approach to policy and compliance, and provides regional engagement and coordination in response to emergency incidents and natural disasters impacting primary industries and the food sector.

 

Working as the new Project Support Officer you will: 

  • Provide support to the Animal Biosecurity team to ensure administration and the flow of work is streamlined with effective outcomes
  • Undertake basic research and analysis to contribute to the development of policy initiatives, legislative reviews, programs and services to support inform decision making and planning
  • Participate on project teams to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of service delivery and support policy development
  • Prepares advice in the form of briefs, policy and discussion papers to respond to Ministerial, Cabinet or Departmental requests
  • Support the Animal Biosecurity team in the preparation and coordination of input for responses to urgent briefing requests whilst managing multiple issues
  • Provide secretariat and administrative services, including coordinating committee meetings and preparing papers, routine financial transactions and purchasing services, and development of reports as required.

 

What you need to be successful as our Project Support Officer:

Experience in a similar position would be ideal, however what’s more important is your passion, enthusiasm, attitude and ability. 

 

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.

To find out more about this role, please  contact Sarah Britton on Sarah.Britton@dpi.nsw.gov.au or click here to access the role description

Applications close on Thursday, 5th August 2021 @ 11.55pm

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. 

 

 

Closing date: Aug 05, 2021

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