|| Environment Officer Class 9
| Role Ref:
| Employment Status:
|| Ongoing, Full-time
|| Sydney CBD
| Total Remuneration Package:
|| $121,946 p.a.
| Closing Date:
|| 16 July 2017
The Department of Planning and Environment is the lead NSW Government agency in planning for a growing NSW.
The Department’s vision – "Planning for a growing NSW: inspiring strong communities, protecting our environment" – provides the benchmark for our partnership and leadership approach to engaging and working collaboratively with key State and Local Government, community and industry stakeholders to deliver better outcomes in the areas of planning, local government and the environment.
The NSW Office of Environment and Heritage is a part of the Planning and Environment Cluster. It aims to enrich life in NSW by helping the community to conserve and enjoy our environment and heritage. For more information go to www.environment.nsw.gov.au.
Regional Operations Group delivers integrated and customer focused services at the regional and local level to strengthen communities and partnerships across NSW. This includes services, programs and grants to support land use planning, threatened species, native vegetation, education, community engagement, energy efficiency, volunteering, environmental water management, coast and flood protection, compliance and enforcement, adapting to a changing climate and private land conservation.
Primary purpose of the role:
Conduct research into the socio-economic aspects of environmental, natural resource and cultural heritage management to improve the economic and social basis of policy advice and government decision-making.
Applying for a role in the NSW public Sector
You must read the following documents prior to preparing your application:
Click the APPLY button at the end of this advertisement;
Provide your personal information as prompted;
Attach your resume that sets out your education, work history and other facts about yourself that relate to the role (maximum of 4 pages);
Attach a cover letter that is relevant to the role (maximum of 1 page);
Complete all the questions in the online application. Two of the questions will require you to provide specific examples from your experience (4000 character limit per question). These questions are shown below. Do not address these in your cover letter.
Job Notes: A Recruitment Pool may be established for future temporary roles with similar focus capabilities. The Recruitment Pool may be available to hiring managers from OEH and other NSW Public Sector agencies over a 12 month period.
- How have you applied your skills and experience in economic analysis to environmental/ natural resource management issues, and how would you use your skills and experience to help improve environmental policy-making and program management?
- Demonstrate how you have explained the findings of socio-economic analyses to a range of individuals and/ or groups, and how you have used such opportunities to learn new skills and develop strengths.
The information provided in your application needs to show how you meet the focus capabilities and other essential requirements of the role. (Refer to the role description for details about the capabilities and the associated behaviour indicators. The role description also lists the essential role requirements.)
OEH is committed to providing a flexible, diverse and inclusive workplace.
We are also committed to offering flexible work arrangements where possible. Candidates should discuss options available for this role with the hiring manager.