Department of Regional NSW
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Senior Integrity Officer

Senior Integrity Officer

  • 500415
  • Governance
  • Policy
  • Ongoing (permanent) full-time role
  • Location – Willing to consider candidates across all NSW locations.  Preference will be given to candidates based regionally, with a focus on Queanbeyan, Armidale, Dubbo and Coffs Harbour.
  • Attractive salary from $113,343 to $124,901 + Super (Clerk Grade 9/10)

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 the role

This exciting role provides strategic and operational support to identify and control fraud and corruption both by staff and/or third parties against the interests of DRNSW and MEG. The role contributes to ensuring internal fraud and corruption risk controls are in place, documented and kept up to date; requisite business improvement activities occur, and awareness raising to embed a culture of ethical behaviours and practice across Mining, Exploration and Geoscience (MEG).

In the role you will lead and manage all aspects of project lifecycles in accordance with agreed organisational project management methodology, establish and maintain stakeholder relationships (internal and external), oversee the administration and reporting of corruption-prevention programs and activities, and provide high-level advice and consultancy services.

You will also monitor changes in legislation and regulations and proactively provide information and advice to appropriate MEG delegates, provide or coordinate within MEG any specialised advice or training to support improved compliance and support the development and delivery of any Integrity Governance and Risk business improvement initiatives.

About you

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications or equivalent, relevant professional experience and training
  • Compliance with pre-employment probity screening is mandatory and a condition of engagement
  • Experience in providing nuanced and timely advice within legislative, regulatory and Government policy
  • Experience in the development and implementation of projects and communications strategies in a complex, dynamic, multi-faceted environment
  • Experience in Government administration

About us

The Department of Regional NSW (DRNSW) was formed in April 2020 as a central agency for regional issues. At the Department, we are focused on creating a liveable, inclusive and sustainable New South Wales with thriving natural environments and strong primary industries. We are the stewards of our state’s physical and environmental assets - both natural and built - and we work hard every day to ensure New South Wales continues to flourish.

Mining, Exploration and Geoscience (MEG) 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.

Mining, Exploration and Geoscience is committed to delivering strong and quality outcomes, with the vision of our minerals and petroleum resources generating prosperity for the people of NSW.

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.

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.

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All applications must be submitted online and should include your current resume and a cover letter telling us why you’re a great fit.

If you would like to hear more about this role, please contact Joanne McRae (A/Manager Integrity, Governance and Risk) on

For more information please view the full role description.

Applications close 11:55pm, Tuesday 16 August 2022.

A talent 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 18 months.

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