Audit Officer


Department of Planning, Industry and Environment


Flexible location to include Armidale, Albury, Dubbo, Orange or Tamworth, NSW

Salary etc:

From $97,443 - $107,864 + super



  • Support the implementation of government policy and legislation of water management for NSW
  • Permanent full-time opportunity, regional location encouraged
  • Clerk Grade 7/8 with salary relative to experience ranging from $97,443 - $107,864 + super

The Water Group, part of the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is currently seeking an Audit Officer to undertake independent audit activities to ensure compliance with water legislation and compliance activities to maintain public confidence in the water management regulatory system.

About You

The Audit Officer performs an important function within the Natural Resources Assess Regulator to investigate, audit, educate and comprehensively report on compliance activities for resolution of breaches of legislation to ensure increased compliance with legislation, regulations and water sharing plans.

Contributing to the formulation of the annual operational audit plan and schedule of activities, you will also monitor the compliance of audited cases, prepare reports and recommendations to facilitate negotiations between affected parties in relation to water resource regulation in NSW. 

Essential Requirements 

  • Knowledge and understanding of the aims and principles of sustainable natural resource management.
  • Experience in undertaking audit activities within a regulatory environment.
  • Intra-state travel requiring periods of being away from home.
  • Valid NSW Driver’s Licence

About Us

The Department of Planning, Industry & Environment’s (DPIE) vision is to create thriving environments, communities and economies for the people of New South Wales. 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. 

In our inclusive and accessible workplace, differences are embraced, contributions are valued, and everyone has a sense of connection and belonging. DPIE supports various employee affinity groups, practice flexible working, offer job share and workplace adjustments. We are committed to the Premier’s Priorities and welcome applications from all. 

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