Are you ready to help us create great places and public spaces for the people and communities of NSW? Join a daring, collaborative and creative team supporting the implementation of the Cumberland Plain Conservation Plan – one of the largest strategic conservation planning exercises ever undertaken in Australia.   2 x Temporary Full-Time role for up to 2 years, based in Parramatta Planning Officer (Professional) 1B graded role.  Base salary range from $99,399 to $112,006 plus superannuation   About the role  Join our Green and Resilient Places team as a Policy/Planning Officer and help us plan and deliver high level advice on current and emerging planning issues.   It&39;s a truly exciting time to join the Department. We&39;re supporting the NSW Premier’s Priority to create greener, more resilient communities across the state and build a public and open space legacy for generations to come.   Here’s a taste of what you’ll be doing: In this role, you will support consistent policy development and implementation and decision making. You will be required to provide policy advice and prepare timely reports, discussion papers, briefs and submissions based on qualitative and quantitative research and analysis to assist and support policy and program development.    You will assist with project managing work performed by external contractors and consultants to achieve project objectives including preparing project plans, budgets and tracking deliverables. You’ll build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external partners across local and state governments and the private sector to enhance engagement, consultation and negotiation on policy related work.    You will also review correspondence, briefing notes and other written documents to respond to various stakeholders.   To find out more about the position, check out the role description.   About you You’ll have: Tertiary qualification in public policy, planning, law, economics, ecology or other relevant discipline or equivalent experience. Experience in liaising, working with and clearly communicating complex issues to stakeholders. Show initiative, multi-task and prioritise workloads The ability to deliver high quality work in a high volume environment with competing interests and priorities. Demonstrated understanding of New South Wales Government processes and policy making.   Agency overview Our vision is to create thriving environments, communities and economies for the people of New South Wales. We focus on some of the biggest issues facing our state. We deliver sustainable water resource and environment management, secure our energy supply, oversee our planning system, maximise community benefit from government land and property, and create the conditions for a prosperous state. 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.    How to apply If you are interested in this role, apply by submitting a current resume and a brief cover letter outlining your relevant skills and experience.   If you would like further information about the role, contact Jennifer Jenkins on (02) 9995 6747 or at   A recruitment pool may be established to fill similar temporary or ongoing vacancies in the next 18 months.   Applications close Sunday 14 February 2021 (11:59pm) Our commitment to diversity and flexibility: The 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. We understand that flexibility means different things to different people and are committed to offering flexible work arrangements where and when possible.