• Roles: One (1)
  • Location: Ashfield
  • Employment Type: Ongoing
  • Salary range: Clerk Grade 9/10 ($108,044 to $119,061) pa plus employer’s contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading
  • Closing date: 11.59pm, Sunday 17 March 2019

About Us

The Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) delivers services to the most disadvantaged individuals, families and communities in NSW through local community based programs.

The NSW Land and Housing Corporation (LAHC) is a Public Trading Enterprise within the Family and Community Services cluster. LAHC owns and manages the Government’s public housing portfolio of some 130,000 properties within New South Wales.

Future Directions for Social Housing in NSW sets out the Government’s vision to transform the social housing system over the next 10 years with LAHC playing a critical role in delivering the benefits of this new and innovative model for social housing. In particular, a key feature is the Communities Plus program where LAHC will fast-track the redevelopment of its social housing portfolio in partnership with the private sector and community housing sector to 23,000 new and replacement social housing dwellings and more than 500 affordable dwellings in integrated communities with more than 40,000 private dwellings.

LAHC’s Assets Division provides state-wide asset management of social housing through the provision of contract management, service provision, development and implementation of policy and standards, and maintenance contract and program delivery.

Please refer to the NSW Land and Housing Corporation web page for more information about the agency.

About the Opportunity

The role contributes to the development and implementation of environmental sustainability policies, strategies and projects with a focus on initiatives that improve resource efficiency, support sustainable communities, adapt to climate change, reduce environmental risks and continually improve environmental performance.

To be considered for the role, you will possess the following;

  • Excellent communication skills at a verbal and written level
  • Experience at developing and maintaining professional and collaborative relationships that drive positive outcomes
  • Sound experience in development and review of policies, processes and procedure

Essential Requirements

  • Tertiary qualifications in environmental, asset management or a related discipline and/or relevant equivalent experience
  • Sound understanding of environmental sustainability issues, asset management and social housing
  • Demonstrated research, analytical, policy development and project management skills
  • Proven experience in developing and implementing environmental policies and projects in complex operating environments


The role may involve travel both locally and regionally, including overnight travel, as required by the business and/or directed. 

View the Role Description

To Apply: Your application should consist of a one (1) page covering letter, your resume which clearly details your skills and experience relevant to the role and a response to targeted question below.  The response to the targeted question is limited to one (1) page in total.

Targeted Question:

  1. Please describe a resource efficiency project that you have developed and managed. How did you research and analyse information, identify potential problems, select the most effective solution, evaluate the project and share business process improvements?

Job Notes

  • This is a full time ongoing role in accordance with the Government Sector Employment Act 2013.
  • The selection process is in accordance with the Government Sector Employment (GSE Act).
  • A recruitment pool may be created for future vacancies
  • Part of the assessment process may include additional capability assessments in accordance with the Government Sector Employment Act 2013.  You may be contacted to participate in additional capability assessments.

Enquiries: For more information contact Susanna Savolainen, Manager Environmental Sustainability on 0409 368 969. 

Closing Date: 11.59pm, Sunday 17 March 2019.

Thank you for your interest in this role.

FACS is committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion therefore, we encourage applications from people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTI and other diversity groups. We actively promote the employment of people with disability; and will make reasonable adjustments in our recruitment processes and in the workplace.

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