Joint Management Officer

NSW Government

NSW - Other, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 03/07/2018

Job Category:

Primary Industry / Conservation & Environment

Job description:

Job Title: Joint Management Officer
Job Grade / Classification: Clerk Grade 7/8
Employment Type: Ongoing Full-Time
Location: Alstonville


• The Joint Management Officer (JMO) is responsible for working with Aboriginal communities, branch and area staff to co-ordinate, develop and implement joint management programs.
• The JMC provides administrative and executive support to joint management committees.

Agency overview
The Department of Planning & Environment is the lead NSW Government agency in planning for a growing NSW. The Department is going through an exciting period of organisational and operational change.

The Department’s vision – “Planning for growing NSW: inspiring strong communities, protecting our environment” – provides the benchmark for our partnership and leadership approach to engaging and working collaboratively with key State and Local Government, community and industry stakeholders to deliver better outcomes in the areas of planning, local government and the environment.

The Department’s two related agencies - the Office of Environment & Heritage and the Office of Local Government - support the conservation and protection of the environment and an effective local government sector in NSW. Several other entities associated with the Department include the Environment Protection Authority, statutory trusts responsible for zoos, parks and gardens, independent assessment and planning bodies, and development corporations.

National Parks and Wildlife Service manages, conserves and cares for land in national parks and reserves. NPWS links customer, conservation and cultural outcomes in a sustainable way by building participation in the management and use of parks.

Primary purpose of the role
The Joint Management Officer is responsible for working with Aboriginal communities to coordinate, develop and implement joint management programs and projects.

Essential requirements

Demonstrated experience working with Aboriginal people, government organisations and communities with the ability to communication across cultures.
Demonstrated knowledge of joint management arrangements and use of public estate to ensure that the cultural heritage, public safety, and flora and fauna remain protected and understanding of environmental issues and Aboriginal cultural heritage management.
Current Australian Driver’s Licence.

Please read the following documents prior to preparing your application:
Role description
Application Guide
Applying for a role in the NSW public Sector

Job Notes:
A Recruitment Pool may be established for future temporary and ongoing roles with similar focus capabilities. The Recruitment Pool may be available to hiring managers from DPE and other NSW Public Sector agencies over a 12-month period. 

NPWS is a non smoking work place and smoking is not permitted in the National Parks.
To Apply:

Complete all the questions in the online application. Two of the questions will require you to provide specific examples from your experience (4000-character limit per question). These questions are shown below. Do not address these in your cover letter

Q1. The Joint Management Officer role requires significant collaboration with internal staff and Aboriginal communities. Detail a project that you have been involved in where you have been required to collaborate with a wide variety of stakeholders.

Q2. Detail a time when you have changed your approach to tackling an issue based on feedback you have received during consultation. What was the outcome?

The information provided in your application needs to show how you meet the focus capabilities and other essential requirements of the role. (Refer to the role description for details about the capabilities and the associated behavioural indicators. The role description also lists the essential role requirements.)

Our commitment to diversity:
The Department of Planning and Environment values diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse groups and those with a disability.

Applications Close: Wednesday, 18 July 2018 at 11:59 p.m.

Should you require further information about the role please contact; Russell Madeley on 0429393437. If you have any enquiries regarding the recruitment process please contact Benafsha Panthaki on (02) 9585 6869.