Project Officer, Threatened Species (SoS) x2


Department of Planning, Industry and Environment


Wollongong and Queanbeyan, NSW

Salary etc:

$93,606 p.a. + super. Full-time.



  • Temporary opportunity for several positions, salary starting from $93,606 + superannuation
  • Exciting opportunity to support the South East Ecosystems and Threatened Species teams delivering bushfire recovery actions for threatened plants, animals and ecological communities in south-eastern NSW.

About the Role:

The roles assist in the effective and efficient delivery of regional threatened species bushfire recovery programs to achieve conservation, biodiversity management and community engagement objectives.  The role will focus on delivery of enhanced on-ground conservation actions for threatened species and ecological communities affected by the 2019-2020 bushfires. 

About you:

To be successful in one of these roles, ideally you will have:

  • Strong field-based ecological skills
  • A proven track record of effective threatened species or biodiversity conservation project management, including project delivery, budgeting and reporting.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and also independently, and to engage and collaborate with public and private land managers to achieve positive outcomes for threatened species.
  • Development and delivery of threatened flora and/or fauna conservation projects
  • Development and delivery of restoration projects for threatened ecological communities.
  • A degree in Science or in a relevant natural resource discipline
  • A valid Australian driver’s licence, with four-wheel drive experience and training preferable

About Us

Our vision is to create thriving environments, communities and economies for the people of New South Wales. We focus on some of the biggest issues facing our state. We deliver sustainable water resource and environment management, secure our energy supply, oversee our planning system, maximise community benefit from government land and property, and create the conditions for a prosperous state. We strive to be a high-performing, world-class public service organisation that celebrates and reflects the full diversity of the community we serve and seeks to embed Aboriginal cultural awareness and knowledge throughout the department. 

Together, we create thriving environments, communities and economies

Daring    Collaboration    Creative     Kind      Inclusive 

More Opportunities

A Talent Pool may be established for future roles with similar focus capabilities. The Talent Pool may be available to hiring managers from the Planning, Industry and Environment Cluster and other NSW Public Sector agencies over an 18-month period.

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.

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