Senior Project Officer, Planning



Job Title : Senior Project Officer, Planning Job Grade / Classification: Environment Officer Class 10 Employment Type: Temporary (Maternity Cover) Duration: Up to 12 months Location: Parramatta • Do you have sound knowledge and experience in strategic planning and environmental impact assessment? • Are you keen to work in a team committed to conserving biodiversity and contributing to a sustainable and liveable Sydney? About the Role: Lead the evaluation of major projects and planning proposals against NSW Government initiatives, legislation and policy to advance environmental conservation, sustainability and Aboriginal cultural heritage outcomes and provide advice to the State and Local Government. The role also undertakes major and more technically complex tasks within the Team and provides direction and expert advice to other staff. Essential requirements: • Strong knowledge of relevant environmental planning and conservation legislation.

• Experience in implementing legislation, policy and procedures in relation to environment, conservation and/or Aboriginal heritage protection, with an understanding of the workings of government at a state and local level. • Current Australian driver’s licence. To be successful in the role, ideally you will have: A degree in environmental, urban or regional planning or equivalent.

Experience working in local or state government. Agency overview The Planning, Industry and Environment Cluster brings together the functions from the former Planning & Environment and Industry Clusters. The new Cluster will drive for greater levels of integration and efficiency 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.

In particular, there will be a redoubling of emphasis on regional NSW. Please read the following documents prior to preparing you for application: Role description Application Guide Applying for a role in the NSW public Sector Good to know: A Recruitment Pool may be established for future roles with similar focus capabilities. The Recruitment Pool may be available to hiring managers from Planning and Environment Cluster and other NSW Public Sector agencies over a 18-month period.

Our Sydney based offices are moving to Parramatta Find out more here . Our commitment to diversity and flexibility: The Planning, Industry and Environment Cluster strives to be an inclusive workplace for all people. We recognise that we operate in a diverse community and welcome and encourage applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ community, veterans, refugees and those with disability.

We understand that flexibility means different things to different people and are committed to offering flexible work arrangements where and when possible. To Apply: Comp.

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114986 - 126805 AUD per year


17 May 2020


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