Coordination and Planning Officer


Department of Planning and Environment


Coffs Harbour, NSW

Salary etc:

$101,396 - $114,396 p.a. + super. Ongoing, Full-time or Part-time.



  • Support the Branch Director with high level administration.
  • Location Coffs Harbour. On-going full-time, with part-time or job-sharing will be considered.
  • Environmental Officer Class 8 offering salary from $101,396 - $114,396 + super dependant on experience.

The Biodiversity and Conservation Division is currently seeking an experienced Coordination and Planning Officer to provide the coordination and business planning support to the Branch Director, including daily management of briefings and correspondence, issues management, and higher-level administration support.

About You

The Coordination and Planning Officer will confidently support the Branch Director in the delivery of projects across the Division/Branch and coordinate and assist in the development and implementation of mechanisms for improving the Division's/ Branch's performance, including system and process improvements and development of performance measures and targets.

Striving for continuous improvement with customer service, you will play an active role in the business management of the Branch, including branch planning, performance reporting and supporting the business management for senior staff in the Branch Management Team.

This is an exciting opportunity to provide a range of high- quality support service to ensure the successful delivery of programs and business priorities are delivered.

We offer excellent career and training development opportunities as well as attractive benefits such as flex-time and health and fitness passport.

To be the successful applicate for this position you will:

  • Have the ability to work with key stakeholders, internal and external, to identify how changing business requirements may be delivered with existing solutions.
  • Have knowledge and experience of working in a fast paced and high work volume office, including a proven capacity to support senior level staff in the management of projects and issues.

About Us

The Department of Planning and Environment's (DPE) 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. DPE 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.

Participation in the NSW Biodiversity Offsets Scheme (BOS)

Please read the Biodiversity Offsets Scheme Protocol to understand if it applies to your circumstances. All applicants for this role and new employees with an existing defined interest in the BOS will be required to disclose their personal (or a close family member's) participation to ensure potential conflict of interests are declared and managed appropriately.

DPE expects all applicants who can be safely vaccinated for COVID-19, to be so.

A recruitment pool may be created for ongoing and temporary opportunities of the same role or role type that may become available over the next 18 months.


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