NSW Government Local Land Services

  • Fixed-term positions available at Western LLS Locations – Bourke, Buronga, Cobar, Hillston.
  • Salary starting from $99,431 + super
  • Flexible Working Arrangements offered
  • Affordable housing, and quality services and amenities in our locations

We encourage applicants from all backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans, refugees, and people with disability. 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 provide dignified access to reasonable adjustments both during the recruitment process and in the workplace. If you require reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process, please call or text the contact for this role.

The Western Local Land Services region is the largest in NSW, covering 314,500 km² or 40 per cent of the state. The Western region encompasses one of the most diverse rangeland areas in Australia, comprised of arid and semi-arid land, used mostly for grazing (sheep, cattle, goats), dryland agriculture, irrigated agriculture (cotton, horticulture, viticulture), mining, tourism and nature conservation.

Imagine the open spaces and living and working in a community that values and cares for each other. Nothing can compare to the brilliant night skies, iconic landscape and rich history.

We also offer;

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Incremental salary progression for the right candidate
  • Family friendly workplace that value’s inclusion and diversity
  • An opportunity to work in highly motivated, experienced and professional teams

You will have the chance to work hand in hand with landowners on legislation and to provide advice regarding Land Management, all whilst still being able to get your hands dirty and undertake fieldwork. Check out this video to see how we work.

What you need to do this role;

  • Previous experience and/or qualifications in Land Management and/or Natural Resource Management
  • Demonstrated ability to understand, interpret legislation and provide timely advice whilst following processes
  • Demonstrated experience in using client relationship databases, ArcGIS or an equivalent platform
  • Demonstrated interest/curiosity in native vegetation and desirable that you are familiar with the use of botanical keys
  • Previous experience engaging and forming strong relationships with landholders
  • Proven experience in leading and taking charge of projects, with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work from one of the locations specified as field-based work on site is required

Our ideal candidates will have a positive and solution focused attitude. You’ll also be able to work within and lead small project teams and operate autonomously with limited supervision and simply get things done.

Applying is easy! Simply submit your resume and a cover letter that tells us why working as a Senior Land Services Officer is for you, and we’ll get back to you after the closing date.

Want to know more? Just contact Tanya Cooper, Team Leader Land Management on 0428 442 053 or via tanya.cooper@lls.nsw.gov.au, or Erlina Compton, General Manager Western LLS on 0458 944 614 or via erlina.compton@lls.nsw.gov.au. You can also download the role description

Closing Date: Thursday 27th January 2022 @ 11.55pm

Please note that the successful applicant will be required to undertake a functional health assessment as part of their pre-employment conditions before an offer on employment can be made.

All Department of Regional NSW employees are required:

  • To be fully vaccinated of a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccine by 30 January 2022 and; 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 a role.

Additional Information:
A talent pool may be created from this recruitment action for ongoing and temporary roles of the same standard 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.

Who is the Department of Regional NSW? Why work for us?
Our Department is responsible for building resilient regional economies and communities, strengthening primary industries, managing the use of regional land, overseeing the state’s mineral and mining resources and ensuring government investment in regional NSW is fair and delivers positive outcomes for local communities and businesses

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