NSW Government National Parks & Wildlife Service

Do you want your work to make a difference for NSW?

Together, we create thriving environments, communities and economies.

Great opportunity for an Administrative Assistant to work with National Parks and Wildlife Service to provide quality customer service and administrative support.

  • Temporary role up to November 2023
  • Dubbo location
  • Salary relative to experience, and ranges from $66,298 to $72,077 + Superannuation

About You

This key role is responsible for quality customer service and administrative support to the work area to assist in meeting the Agency’s corporate objectives, ensuring compliance with organisational policies, processes and procedures, audit and statutory requirements. You will provide administrative support services such as ordering/purchasing, filing, mail and correspondence, creating, compiling and storing documents, maintenance of office equipment, maintenance of registers, stores and stationery to support effective operation of the work area. You will also be responsible for responding enquiries and routine requests for information, escalating enquiries as necessary, to ensure the provision of accurate information.

Essential Requirements

  • Experience in administration including the use of computer-based systems such as word processing, spreadsheet and records management and records management systems.
  • Knowledge of financial and human resource management procedures, policies and practices.

For more information about the role contact Rebecca Lanigan, A/Senior Business Officer, West Branch, via E: Rebecca.Lanigan@environment.nsw.gov.au or M: 0427 515600

To view the role description: Administration Assistant

How to apply

Apply by answering all pre-screening questions, submitting a current resume and a one-page cover letter that outlines your skills and experience relevant to the role. DPIE expects all applicants who can be safely vaccinated for COVID-19, to be so.

Applications close: Wednesday, 12th January 2022 at 11.59pm

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 18 months.

Looking for more information or assistance in applying?

Our Diversity team can assist to:

  • provide alternative formats to apply
  • make adjustments to the recruitment process
  • offer information about workplace adjustments and support networks

We encourage people with disability to apply. If you have disability and require more information on adjustments and assistance to apply, contact the Diversity team on Diversity@DPIE.nsw.gov.au (please include reference number).

If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander check out Our Mob on Country https://www.dpie.nsw.gov.au/premiers-priorities/our-mob-on-country to see the work we do and get assistance in applying.

Contact our Aboriginal People & Culture team if you need further information or assistance in applying. DPIEAPC@dpie.nsw.gov.au

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.

NPWS is part of the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment. We are focussed on creating a liveable, inclusive and sustainable New South Wales with thriving natural environments, strong primary industries and bustling urban centres. We are the stewards of our state’s physical and environmental assets – both natural and built – and we work hard every day to ensure New South Wales continues to flourish.

NPWS manages more than 870 national parks and reserves throughout New South Wales, covering over 7 million hectares or 9% of the landmass of NSW. We carry out plant and animal conservation, sustainable tourism and visitation, research, education, volunteering programs and more.

For further information about NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service view our website.

Our commitment to flexible working

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is committed to ensuring the sector reflects the NSW community it serves. We support an inclusive workplace where staff have access to opportunities and resources at all levels, enabling our team members to drive innovation, productivity, and delivery of high-quality services. We understand that flexibility means different things to different people and are committed to offering flexible work arrangements where and when possible.

Our commitment to diversity

The NSW 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.


Please refer to the role description.

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