Facilities Officer

NSW Government

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 07/11/2018

Job Category:

Property & Real Estate / Facility / Asset Management

Job description:

Job Title:  Facilities Officer

Job Grade / Classification: Clerk Grade 5/6

Employment Type: Full Time, Ongoing role

Location:  Sydney CBD (relocating to Parramatta end 2019)


Agency overview

The Planning and Environment Cluster is the lead NSW Government agency in planning for a growing NSW and the care and maintenance of our nature resources and heritage.


As stewards of the physical and cultural treasures of NSW, we create great places and experiences for all, plan for a changing and thriving NSW, conserve and care for national parks and reserves, biodiversity and threatened species, promote, protect and share Aboriginal culture and heritage in partnership with Aboriginal people, conserve, revitalise, care for and enjoy our historic heritage, inspire strong and resilient communities and regions, and ensure the responsible and sustainable use of our state’s resources.  


Learn more about what it's like to work at the Department on our LinkedIn page.


  • Working on exciting projects within the Property, Facilities and Fleet team for the entire Planning & Environment cluster, which may include accommodation delivery, building restacks and relocations. 
  • Collaborating with a new, vibrant team of Facilities and cluster professionals in one of the largest and most dynamic NSW Government agency clusters
  • Potential to make a valuable and significant contribution to the  implementation of projects that will enhance the working environment for the employees who work to make life better for the people of New South Wales.

About the Role:

The Facilities Officer is responsible for delivering and contributing to allocated work, initiatives and projects and undertaking a range of research, analysis, reporting, implementation and administrative activities to support the development and delivery of services within Property, Facilities and Fleet.


Essential requirements:

Relevant tertiary and/or trade qualifications and/or equivalent relevant experience in asset management.

Demonstrated understanding and experience in facilities management in an office accommodation environment across multiple sites.


To be successful in the role, ideally you will have:

Experience and knowledge of relevant asset project delivery.



Please read the following documents prior to preparing your application:

·         Role description

·         Application Guide

·         Applying for a role in the NSW public Sector


Our commitment to diversity and flexibility:

At the Planning and Environment Cluster, we believe a diverse and inclusive workforce contributes to the success of our business and are committed to ensuring that our workforce reflects the communities of NSW.


We understand that flexibility means different things to different people and are committed to offering flexible work arrangements where and when possible.


Good to know:

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. 


To Apply

  • Please click the APPLY link below and:
  • Provide your updated personal information as prompted & complete the online application.
  • Attach your resume & a cover letter that is relevant to the role (maximum of 1 page).
  • Attach your responses to the 2 targeted questions below.


Target Questions

Please provide specific examples from your experience (300-word limit per question). Please attach your responses as a separate document (not as part of your cover letter).


Question 1:    Outline what characteristics make up good project management.  Describe how you maintain momentum with competing project deliverables whilst managing client expectations.


Question 2:    Outline some of the times when you have managed to keep your promise to a client, even though the project hasn’t run to expectation for them.



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.)


Applications Close: Sunday, 18th November 2018 at 11:59pm


Should you require further information about the role please contact; Chris Fogarty at (02)9585 6332 (or ) if you have any enquiries regarding the recruitment process please contact Emmen Saeed at



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