Organisation/Entity: Regional Operations Group & Heritage Division
Job Category: Environmental | Specialist Manager
Job Location: Sydney Region / Sydney – Greater West
Job Reference Number: 00004ABI
Work Type: Full-Time
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: $127,343 pa. Package includes salary ($104,172 pa – $114,879 pa), employer’s contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
Contact: 0477 398 339 – Sarah Dudgeon
Closing Date: 24/04/2016 – 11:59 PM

Classification: Environment Officer Class 10
Employment Status: Temporary Full-Time
Duration: ASAP up to 24 months

Superior demonstrated knowledge of the operational and strategic requirements for successful delivery of state-wide programs in the context of contemporary government policies processes and procedures and community attitudes.

Extensive experience in planning, implementing and evaluating programs to achieve priority objectives.

Proven ability in influencing stakeholders to take action and deliver agreed outcomes.

Agency overview

The NSW Office of Environment and Heritage aims to enrich life in NSW by helping the community to conserve and enjoy our environment and heritage. For more information go to and

Regional Operations delivers integrated and customer focused services at the regional and local level to strengthen communities and partnerships across NSW. This includes services, programs and grants to support land use planning, threatened species, native vegetation, education, community engagement, energy efficiency, volunteering, environmental water management, coast and flood protection, compliance and enforcement, adapting to a changing climate and private land conservation.

Heritage provides an integrated approach to conserving Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal heritage by working with the community to list items on the State Heritage Register, declare Aboriginal Places and register state shipwrecks. We assess applications to change listed items, repatriate Aboriginal ancestral remains, administer grants for heritage conservation and provide secretariat services to the Heritage Council and the Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Advisory Committee.

Primary purpose of the role: Lead the development, implementation, delivery and evaluation of projects and programs across business, government, community and/or household sectors which are effective, innovative and meet priority objectives whilst demonstrating good value for public expenditure and achieving sustainability outcomes.

To Apply: Your application should consist of:

Resume (or CV) that sets out your education, work history and other facts about yourself that relate to the role (maximum of 4 pages)
Cover letter that summarises your skills, qualifications and experience, and addresses the following targeted questions (maximum of 2 pages):

Q1. Provide an example/s of when you have led the development, implementation and delivery of a complex program or project. How did you ensure effective project management and implementation? How did you engage relevant stakeholders to drive the program outcomes? In your response highlight your experience in managing high performing team/s.

Q2. Demonstrate the application of your critical analysis skills. In your response highlight your knowledge of energy efficiency in the built environment.

The information provided in your application must demonstrate that you meet the focus capabilities and other essential requirements of the role. (Refer to the role description for details about these capabilities and the behaviours associated with them. The role description also lists any other essential role requirements.)

Job Notes: This position is the Program Leader of the Energy Efficient Government Program (EEGP) within the Sustainable Government team. The EEGP is a multi-million dollar energy efficiency infrastructure upgrade program for NSW Government, directed by the Energy Efficiency Action Plan and the Government Resource Efficiency Policy. The position holder will direct and manage the strategic direction of investment into energy efficiency upgrades of NSW Government infrastructure, including project management lifecycle, leading a team of technical specialists and managing a large stakeholder network in the Energy Service Industry and across NSW Government.

Enquiries: Please contact Sarah Dudgeon (Senior Team Leader, Sustainable Government) on 0477 398 339 or

A Talent Pool may be established for future temporary vacancies in roles with similar focus capabilities. The pool may be available to hiring managers from OEH and other NSW Public Sector agencies for use statewide within the next 12 months.

You must read the following documents prior to preparing your application:

Role description

Application Guide

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