Project Officer (Threatened Species)


NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service


Nowra, NSW

Salary etc:

Total Remuneration package $102,010 p.a. - package includes salary ($83,403 - $92,026) + super & leave loading (Clerk Grade 5/6). Full-time, Temporary up to 30 June 2021


Job Reference Number: 00006OCK

About the Role

Undertake works, coordinate and supervise the work of staff, contractors and volunteers for the effective and efficient delivery of priority threatened species programs under the Saving Our Species (SOS) Program.

Agency overview

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.

National Parks and Wildlife Service manages, conserves and cares for the 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.

Essential requirements

  • Experience working in the field of conservation or threatened species, and knowledge of the principles of threatened species conservation in the context of reserved land
  • Demonstrated experience in operational works relevant to the role, and ability to supervise and carry our all duties safely in accordance with WHS requirements.
  • Demonstrated administrative and organisational skills and capacity for working with various software programs, including ability to use the agency's financial, asset management and procurement systems.
  • Current Class C Drivers Licence and willingness to obtain a 4WD operation certificate.

Job Notes

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

The NPWS is a non-smoking workplace and smoking is not permitted in national parks.

Our commitment to diversity and flexibility

At the Planning and Environment Cluster, we believe a diverse and inclusive workforce contributes to the success of our business and are committed to ensuring that our workforce reflects the communities of NSW.

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

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