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Environment & Sustainability Officer, Asset Operations (Aboriginal Targeted)

Organisation/Entity:  Transport For NSW
Job Category:  Safety
Job Location: 

Macquarie Park, NSW, AU, 2113

Job Ref No:  36921
Employment Type:  Fixed Term Full-Time
Salary Range:  $94879.0-$104367.0

About us


Transport for NSW (TfNSW) is the lead agency of the NSW Transport cluster. Our role is to lead the development of a safe, efficient, integrated transport system that keeps people and goods moving, connects communities and shapes the future of our cities, centres and regions. We work with several government agencies to coordinate metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail, road and maritime services, always keeping the safety and comfort of our customers at the heart of what we do.



About the team


The Safety, Environment and Regulation (SER) division leads policy, strategy, standards, advice and support across safety, environment, sustainability, asset management and regulatory outcomes for customers, community and our people (including contractors).  SER provides ‘centres of excellence’ with a critical mass of expertise to support line accountability, facilitate consistency and provide assurance across the transport. It also delivers a range of regulatory programs, across transport. It also delivers a range of regulatory programs.



The opportunity


The Western Parkland, Integrated Precincts and Urban Renewal team within the Environment & Sustainability branch is responsible for providing environment and sustainability advice and support to programs and projects delivering infrastructure across the Western Sydney regions.  Reporting to the Senior Manager, Environment and Sustainability of Asset Operations team you’ll provide technical advice and expertise to our project teams, construction partners and the community. Key projects that you will be working on include the M12 Motorway and the M7 Motorway.


Fixed Term Contract to 30.7.23 working in the Asset Operations Team across Minor projects you will enjoy learning, adding value in a team of 7 reporting to the Senior Manager, Environment & Sustainability.


In this role, you’ll work with multi-disciplinary teams providing environmental management, planning and sustainability advice and support to ensure that requirements are effectively communicated and complied with, risks and issues are identified and managed, and outcomes achieved. You will work collaboratively to ensure all environment and sustainability obligations are met, undertake assurance activities including inspections and reporting. You will manage several direct reports.


Please click here to view a copy of the role description.



About you


You’ll have proven experience in applying knowledge of environmental legislation, policy and procedures and can demonstrate strong Environmental Systems Compliance Management. Competent skills in Excel, Microsoft and Teams is required. This is a targeted role to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders who identify as such.

With a relevant tertiary qualification in environmental management, sustainability management and practice, planning, engineering a related discipline or previous experience. You will need experience in gathering Environment data, analysis and have the ability to prioritise your work under pressure.



Salary and Benefits


The salary for this position is Grade 6 $94,879 - $104,367 per annum plus superannuation and leave loading. For more information on Employee Benefits at TfNSW please click here.





Joining Transport for NSW, you’ll have access to a range of unique government benefits in a flexible work environment like no other. If you’re ready to step into this meaningful and rewarding role, we want to hear from you!


This role is targeted for an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander candidate. People who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander are highly encouraged to apply and preference will be given to suitable candidates who identify themselves as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.                                                                                                           

  • This vacancy is a targeted Aboriginal recruitment under Part 5, clause 26 of the Government Sector Employment (General) Rules 2014. Aboriginality will be confirmed during the selection process.

          * includes Torres Strait Islander people



How to apply


To apply for this position, please submit a resume and answer all questions within the online application process.


Applications close: 11:59pm, Tuesday 26th October 2021



We are the community we serve

We are committed to being an inclusive, diverse and flexible workplace where differences are valued. We welcome people of all backgrounds, experience and abilities.

We enable our people to work in ways that work for them and their teams. Working virtually and from different locations including regional locations, staggering work hours and job sharing are just some of the ways our people can work flexibly.

Please contact the Talent Specialist below if you require any adjustments to be made to how you interact with us throughout the recruitment process or would like to discuss flexible work options.

For any enquiries, please email Fiona Mary Brady at FIONA.BRADY@TRANSPORT.NSW.GOV.AU.


For Aboriginal specific information regarding working with Transport for NSW, our Aboriginal network, career development opportunities and support systems, please email the Aboriginal Employment Unit Aboriginal.Employment@transport.nsw.gov.au.

Find out more about Transport for NSW at https://www.transport.nsw.gov.au/about-us ​


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