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Senior Planning Policy Officer

Planning and Assessment

• Exciting opportunity for an innovative operational Policy professional who enjoys complex problem solving in a fast-paced team environment • Planning Officer (Professional) PO2. Starting salary from $118,507 to $126,843 per annum (plus super and annual leave loading)  • Temporary Role of up to 24 months with possibility for extension and/or conversion to ongoing  • Parramatta Location  Our Planning and Assessment Division is seeking a Senior Planning Policy Officer to join the Assessment Policy & Practise team. The Senior Planning Policy Officer will develop policy that effects the delivery of infrastructure as well as policy for assessment practise improvement.

   Key accountabilities of this role include: • Undertaking research and analysis to evaluate issues and formulate evidence-based recommendations to support policy and program development and implementation.  • Develop policy and contribute to ongoing policy monitoring and evaluation to assess the environmental, social and economic impacts  • Identify, critically analyse and evaluate key issues, and formulate options and recommendations to improve planning and assessment processes • Prepare reports, submissions, briefing notes and correspondence to address identified issues and respond to requests for information To learn more about the roles, click here to view the role description.  About You To be successful in this role, you must have: • A degree in a relevant discipline  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Environment Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and other legislation governing land use and environmental planning in NSW • Relevant policy experience with a strong understanding of effective ways of policy development for infrastructure and process improvement • The ability to problem solve you are also known as a critical thinker who is adaptable, organised with a great positive attitude • Strong relationship management skills Enquiries: Please contact Jennifer Richardson on 02.

9274.6264 About Us The Department of Planning, Industry and Environment drives Government priorities across key areas such as long-term planning, precincts, housing, property, infrastructure priorities, open space, the environment, our natural resources – land, water, mining – energy, and growing our industries. Applying for the role Applicants must address their suitability by supplying an updated copy of their resume and a one page cover letter that outlines your skills and experience relevant to the role.

Applications Close: 11.55pm on Thursday 11 February 2020. 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.

Our commitment to flexible working: The Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is committed to ensuring the sector reflects the NSW community it serves..


Date15 February 2021

Location -

type Full Time

Salary $118,507.00 - $126,843.00

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