Manager, Branch Programs


NSW Department of Planning & Environment - National Parks & Wildlife Service


Narooma, NSW

Salary etc:

Total Remuneration package $156,294 p.a. - includes salary ($121,917 - $140,996) + super & leave loading (Clerk Grade 11/12); Full-time


Job Reference Number: 00005TAK

  • Play a vital role in managing, promoting and protecting the conservation and heritage of our national parks and reserves.
  • Join our journey to conserve over 850 protected areas within the state, including historic sites, places of Aboriginal cultural significance and habitats that protect wildlife.
  • Contribute to what we're doing to conserve our parks and reserves for generations to come.

The Department of Planning & Environment is the lead NSW Government agency in planning for a growing NSW. The Department is going through an exciting period of organisational and operational change.

The Department’s vision - Planning for growing NSW: inspiring strong communities, protecting our environment - provides the benchmark for our partnership and leadership approach to engaging and working collaboratively with key State and Local Government, community and industry stakeholders to deliver better outcomes in the areas of planning, local government and the environment.

The Department’s two related agencies - the Office of Environment & Heritage and the Office of Local Government - support the conservation and protection of the environment and an effective local government sector in NSW. Several other entities associated with the Department include the Environment Protection Authority, statutory trusts responsible for zoos, parks and gardens, independent assessment and planning bodies, and development corporations.

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service manages, conserves and cares for land in national parks and reserves. NPWS links customer, conservation and cultural outcomes in a sustainable way by building participation in the management and use of parks.

About the Role:

Lead and manage a Unit in the development, planning and implementation of key operations branch programs and translate strategies into operational outcomes to contribute to support the achievement of NSW Government and OEH corporate outcomes.

Essential requirements:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and extensive experience in conservation, heritage, asset and land management, visitor experience, and community consultation.
  • Current Australian Driver's Licence.

Job Notes: A Recruitment Pool may be established for future temporary and ongoing roles with similar focus capabilities. The Recruitment Pool may be available to hiring managers from DPE and other NSW Public Sector agencies over a 12-month period.

NPWS is a non-smoking work place and smoking is not permitted in the National Parks.

Our commitment to diversity:

The Department of Planning and Environment values diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse groups and those with a disability.

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