NSW Government Safety Environment & Regulation

About us

Transport for NSW (TfNSW) is the lead agency of the NSW Transport cluster. Our role is to lead the development of a safe, efficient, integrated transport system that keeps people and goods moving, connects communities and shapes the future of our cities, centres and regions. We work with several government agencies to coordinate metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail, road and maritime services, always keeping the safety and comfort of our customers at the heart of what we do.

About the team

The Safety, Environment and Regulation (SER) division leads policy, strategy, standards, advice and support across safety, environment, sustainability, asset management and regulatory outcomes for customers, community and our people (including contractors). SER provides ‘centres of excellence’ with a critical mass of expertise to support line accountability, facilitate consistency and provide assurance across the transport. It also delivers a range of regulatory programs, across transport. It also delivers a range of regulatory programs.

The opportunity

The Environment & Sustainability Regional Assets and Operations Team, West, within SER is accountable for Environment & Sustainability policy, practice and support to programs, projects and operations for an extensive construction and operational maintenance program in region West. The team provides the environmental leadership, strategic direction and technical guidance, enables innovation and effective solutions across all environment and sustainability outcomes for our customers, people and the community. Reporting to the Environment and Sustainability Senior Manager, you’ll provide technical advice and expertise to our construction and maintenance teams, delivery partners, environment regulatory agencies and the community.

This role is a permanent role and is based in West region – Dubbo or Orange. The role will require you to operate in an autonomous manner in remote areas and will involve consecutive overnight travel to remote and isolated areas.

You will be responsible for providing expert advice and assistance to staff and TfNSW contractors on a range of environmental management, compliance, planning and assessment requirements for TfNSW activities to achieve required Government environmental outcomes and meet the expectations of the community of NSW.

Depending on base location, regional allowances may include additional leave. Generous Travel Allowances are claimable as per award.

About you

You have experience in planning or providing technical advice with regard to Major Infrastructure environmental impact assessments, environmental management and/or sustainability. You’ll have demonstrated experience applying your knowledge of environmental legislation, policy and standards on the development and delivery of infrastructure.

With a tertiary qualification in an environmental, natural resource, planning, environmental engineering or similar discipline, or equivalent professional experience. You will have experience in managing stakeholders and the ability to prioritise your work under pressure. You shall need to demonstrate experience in working on major significant Infrastructure and managing others.

Salary and Benefits


Joining Transport for NSW, you’ll have access to a range of unique government benefits in a flexible work environment like no other. If you’re ready to step into this meaningful and rewarding role, we want to hear from you!

How to apply

To apply for this position, please submit a resume and answer all questions within the online application process.

Applications close: 11.59pm, Wednesday 15th December 2021

?We are the community we serve

We are committed to being an inclusive, diverse and flexible workplace where differences are valued. We welcome people of all backgrounds, experience and abilities.

We enable our people to work in ways that work for them and their teams. Working virtually and from different locations including regional locations, staggering work hours and job sharing are just some of the ways our people can work flexibly.

Please contact the Talent Specialist below if you require any adjustments to be made to how you interact with us throughout the recruitment process or would like to discuss flexible work options. ?

For any enquiries, please email Fiona Mary Brady at FIONA.BRADY@TRANSPORT.NSW.GOV.AU. ?

Find out more about Transport for NSW at https://www.transport.nsw.gov.au/about-us.

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All Transport workers are required to have:

  • at least one dose of a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccine by 6 December 2021 and two doses by 7 February 2022; or
  • an approved medical contraindication.

You will be required to show proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status or apply for a medical exemption prior to securing this role.

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