Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

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

Together, we create thriving environments, communities and economies.

  • Temporary full-time opportunity (immediate start up to June 2023 with possibility of extension)
  • Based in Newcastle, Sydney or Dubbo, elsewhere by negotiation
  • Generous remuneration package. Salary from $113,343 to $124,901 plus superannuation and annual leave loading


The Housing and Property Group is seeking a Senior Project Officer to contribute to the development and delivery of a program of flood recovery projects for it’s Crown Lands Division.

As Senior Project Officer, Flood Recovery Program, you will be responsible for leading a team to implement and project manage a range of projects and services associated with the Crown Lands Flood Recovery Program. You will undertake governance and risk management, issue tracking, problem solving, stakeholder liaison, quality control, as well as post analysis and reporting associated with the Program.


About You

To be successful in this role you will have demonstrated experience in program and project management with the ability to support numerous projects concurrently on time and within budget. You will possess very strong communication and stakeholder engagement skills with a high attention to detail.

You will have a genuine interest in leading a team involved in environmental assessment and management coupled with skills in asset management, data analysis and project coordination. An understanding of the approval and assessment processes relating to land and environmental management, especially in relation to recovery activities, will be key to your success.

Prior experience in construction, planning and assessment or knowledge of infrastructure design will be highly regarded.


For more information read the full Role Description: Senior Project Officer (Flood Recovery Program)


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.

In our inclusive and accessible workplace, differences are embraced, contributions are valued, and everyone has a sense of connection and belonging. DPIE supports various employee affinity groups, practice flexible working, offer job share and workplace adjustments. We are committed to the Premier’s Priorities and welcome applications from all.


To Apply

If excited by the information above, we look forward to receiving your application, including a copy of your resume and cover letter expressing your interest and suitability for the role.


Applications close Tuesday 26 October 2021 at 11:55PM

Should you require further information about the role please contact Richard Chewings via richard.chewings@crownland.nsw.gov.au or on 0409 912 141 .

A recruitment pool may be created for ongoing and temporary opportunities of the same role or role type that may become available 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.

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