Advert ID: 20007062
Principal Project Officer
NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service
Armidale or Narrabri, NSW
Starting salary $128,089 + super + leave loading. Temporary 2 year position
Play an important role managing infrastructure assets for NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service (NPWS). This is a great opportunity to join a highly committed team supporting the conservation and protection of the environment.
About the role
Leading a small team of project managers and asset officers you’ll develop asset management capability for a diverse range of assets within some of the most spectacular and varied national parks and reserves in NSW, stretching from the rainforest and mountains of the Northern Tablelands and New England to the floodplains and arid areas of far north west plains NSW. The assets include buildings, visitor facilities, roads and trails, walking tracks, utilities and plant and equipment.
It is an exciting opportunity and we are looking for someone with the drive, energy and experience to lead a team to deliver key government asset upgrade and maintenance programs at a time when there is significant investment and focus on driving improvements in our assets and their management.
You’ll be relied upon to prioritise, identify and implement maintenance and decommissioning priorities through whole of life planning with a focus to deliver branch-wide asset maintenance. This will involve developing cyclical maintenance plans for major assets classes and improving the quality of data through the consistent use of the Asset Management System. You will also lead the implementation of multiple capital upgrades currently underway including an ambitious asset renewal program.
To be successful in the role you’ll need to have:
At the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (DPIE) we are focused on creating a liveable, inclusive and sustainable New South Wales with thriving natural environments, strong primary industries and bustling urban centres. 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.
For further information about NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service view our website.
Good to know
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 & Environment is committed to ensuring the sector reflects the NSW community it serves. We support an inclusive workplace where staff have access to opportunities and resources at all levels, enabling our team members to drive innovation, productivity and delivery of high-quality services. We are open to discussing flexible working arrangements and encourage our people to explore new ways of working - including part-time, job-share or working from different locations. Everyone can ask about it.
Our commitment to Diversity
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 people with disabilities.
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How to apply
Apply by answering all pre-screening questions, submitting a current resume and a one page cover letter that outlines your skills and experience relevant to the role.
Applications close: Monday 1st February at 11.59pm
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24 Feb 2021