Advert ID: 20007073
Project Officers - The Living Murray Program (2 positions)
NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service
Salary $97,152 - $107,541 p.a. + super & leave loading. Temporary 2-year contracts.
Job Reference Number: 000081QC
Do you have a passion for the environment and enjoy spending time outdoors? As a Project Officer for delivering outcomes under ‘The Living Murray Program’ you will divide your time between the office and the field.
West Branch encompasses 52% of the state and manages 95 parks covering just less than 1.8 million hectares. We are one of eight NPWS operations branches spanning NSW. We are responsible for:
We do this through managing land reserved under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 and protecting those parks’ values. We also undertake other functions in relation to the implementation of the Act and the National Parks and Wildlife Regulation 2009.
About the role
Project Officers will work as part of a small team and will be responsible for monitoring and collecting data on plants, animals, cultural values and their response to environmental watering.
You will be relied upon to use your strong communication and project management skills to develop and deliver projects. You will work with internal and external stakeholders to ensure the smooth delivery of projects, including prioritising works, monitoring and reporting on project budgets, reviewing resource requirements and undertaking procurement.
Desirable 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.
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.
How to apply:View details
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.
How to apply
Apply by submitting a current resume and one-page cover letter which outlines your skills and experience relevant to the role and answer the additional questions in the online application form.
Applications close: 26 January 2021 at 11:59pm.
Role Description - Project Officer 000081QC.docx