Overview

NSW Government

  • Time Ongoing Opportunity
  • Located in Orange
  • Salary starting from $ 79,032.00 + super

Diversity and inclusion are core values of the Department of Regional NSW. The Department of Regional NSW is a workplace where everyone is able to contribute and participate to their full potential, and we are proud to have a team that reflects the richness and complexity of the regional NSW communities we serve.

About the Rural Assistance Authority (RAA)

As a specialist administrator of government financial assistance programs including loans, rebates, grants and other ad hoc funding programs, the Rural Assistance Authority (RAA) plays an active role in contributing to farming and rural policies and provides advice to the Minister for Agriculture and Western NSW. The organisation is governed by the Rural Assistance Act 1989 and is a statutory body under the Government Sector Finance Act 2018 (NSW).

About the role;
The Securities Officer is responsible for providing a high-quality and responsive customer service in application processing services and loan maintenance to support the delivery of the Authority’s financial assistance programs.

Working as a Security Officer you will;

  • Prepare loan documents for all RAA loans ensuring they comply with departmental policies and guidelines.
  • Assess and recommend changes to loan conditions and security documentation.
  • Liaise with client financial institutions to secure the preparation of relevant documents; ensure legal requirements are met for the settling and discharging of loans
  • Maintain and enter accurate data into the RAA databases and compile reports to inform decision making

What you need to be successful in this role:

  • Current NSW Driver License and the ability and willingness to travel
  • Solid Administration skills
  • Exceptional Communication skills
  • Meticulous organisation skills

How to apply?

We would like to take the opportunity to wish you and those closest to you a safe and happy Christmas.

The Department of Regional NSW Recruitment team will be taking a break over the Christmas period and during this time, and there won’t be anyone available until 8 January 2024. Recruitment will recommence the week of 8 January 2024 when the panel return from leave. If you have any enquiries, you can contact Justine Dimond on or

To apply, please submit a copy of your CV and a cover letter that tells us about your relevant skills and experience and how these make you an ideal candidate for this role.

Application Closing Date: 15 January at 11.55pm

If you require adjustments in completing your application, interviewing, completing any pre- employment testing, or otherwise participating in the recruitment process, please let us know so we can assist. Send an email to and a member of the team will contact you for a confidential discussion.

Diversity and inclusion are core values of the Department of Regional NSW. The Department of Regional NSW is a workplace where everyone is able to contribute and participate to their full potential, and we are proud to have a team that reflects the richness and complexity of the regional NSW communities we serve.

We work hard every day to support and grow thriving communities across regional NSW that will have a positive impact on generations to come. Our goal is always to be a trusted local partner and problem-solver working deeply in community.

As part of our team, you will be able to:

  • Deliver with impact. You are empowered and trusted to create impact through exposure to cutting-edge projects and research, career defining opportunities, and get to be part of a team creating sustainable solutions that will leave a legacy.
  • Connect to what matters. We are all about forming deep community relationships, fostering our passionate and connected teams. It is central to our work to support a true sense of belonging across the team.
  • Live your way. From bringing your whole self to work, to designing flexibility, that fits you and the team, at Regional NSW you will be able to find the balance that works for you.

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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.

The successful applicant in this role may be required to undergo a police check, health assessment and other assessments as required.