Department of Regional NSW
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Regional Business Officer

Regional Business Officer

  • 502047
  • Administration and Clerical
  • Community
  • Planning
  • Policy
  • Projects
  • Clerk 3/4
  • Annual salary starting at $75,992 per annum + 10.5% Super and leave entitlements
  • Location: Albury
  • Work with the best in your community creating impact and real results
  • Flexible work life balance with a hybrid working from home and office model
  • Temporary until 30 June 2025

The Department of Regional NSW Regional Development branch is the NSW Government’s eyes and ears on the ground for regional economic development and infrastructure delivery, providing multi-agency coordination, community planning and coordination.  

About the role

The Regional Business Officer coordinates and undertakes agreed project activities that contribute to the successful delivery of key projects on time, within budget, and in accordance with relevant objectives, policies and procedures. The role also provides high level administrative support to the Director and associated team.

To be successful in this role you will have a background in

  • Providing quality service and support to your work teams under competing demands and high-volume workloads, as well as negotiating workable timeframes with staff seeking administrative and project support.
  • Communicating with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders with diverse interests and engagement with the delivery of services, projects and initiatives.
  • Dealing correctly with requests for information and advice, given the need to be across current issues, providing accurate advice and to recognise when to seek guidance from senior staff.

Essential requirements

Administrative and organisational skills with demonstrated capacity to manage several tasks concurrently and to meet deadlines.

What's on offer?

  • We value our people. Work is meant to be enjoyed! We believe in a flexible and relaxed working environment allowing people to operate in a manner that cultivates a friendly culture and reduces stress levels.
  • A culture of ambition, support, and inclusivity. We are passionate about what we do, and we want to work with those who share that same drive. We promote an open-door policy and encourage collaboration between all staff. 

If you have the capability to achieve success in this role and are passionate about creating a more prosperous Regional NSW, we would love to hear from you!


Applying for the role

Apply by submitting a current resume and brief cover letter that outlines your skills and experience relevant to the role.

For more information about the role, please view the role description if you have any more questions, please contact Brendan Gullifer on or 0419 821 230


Application Closing Date:  11.55pm Sunday, 11 December 2022.

A recruitment talent 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 18 months.


 A diverse workplace

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 can 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.

Who is the Department of Regional NSW? Why work for us?

We work hard every day to support and grow thriving communities across regional NSW that will have a positive impact on generations to come.

As part of our team, you will be able to: 

  • Deliver with impact. You are empowered and trusted to  influence outcomes through exposure to cutting edge projects and research, career defining opportunities. You will be part of a team creating sustainable solutions that will leave a legacy.
  • Connect to what matters. We are all about forming deep community relationships, fostering our passionate and connected teams. It is central to our work to support a true sense of belonging across the team.
  • Live your way. From bringing your whole self to work, through to designing flexibility, that fits you and the team, at Regional NSW you will be able to find the balance that works for you.


We are a young agency, but with that has come a personality that is dedicated, passionate, proactive, influential, and informed.

The Department of Regional NSW was formed in 2020 as a central agency for regional issues and is focused on creating a liveable, inclusive and sustainable NSW with thriving natural environments/regions and strong economic prosperity. 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.



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