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Project Support Officer (Land Use)

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

Milsons Point, NSW, AU, 2061

Job Ref No:  45981
Employment Type:  Permanent Full-Time
Salary Range:  $94879.0-$104367.0

 About us 


Over the next 40 years, Sydney’s population is projected to swell to over 12 million residents and regional NSW will accommodate an extra 700,000 people. Transport for NSW is delivering an unprecedented $72.2b investment into a truly game changing Future Transport strategy which will bring together several modes and cutting edge technologies to deliver satisfaction and safety for our customers while supporting a rapidly growing economy.   


The Division


The Greater Sydney Division is redefining integrate transport choices to improve the lives of customers and communities, making Greater Sydney a better place to live, work and play.  


NSW is becoming more mobile and inter-connected than ever. The Planning and Programs division lead the planning, prioritisation and delivery of current and future investments across the network, through evidence based decision making, supporting the changes required to translate Future Transport 2056 strategic objectives into customer and community outcomes across Greater Sydney


The opportunity


Right now, we have an opportunity for a Project Support Officer (Land Use) to join the Land Use Assessment Eastern team within the Planning and Programs branch based in Parramatta (currently working from home). The role will see you supporting the Land Use Assessment Eastern team with the day-to-day project operation and administrative activities to support project specific and ongoing team related objectives. This includes working on land use business improvement initiatives, supporting and assisting the team working on land use development matters and development applications. You will assist the team in organising and running working groups, workshops, meetings and taking minutes as required.


What you will be involved in 

  • Coordinating activities for the team – meetings, minutes, following up on responses, keeping track of due dates and providing reminders, writing reports (including numerical or written form) and formulating or updating correspondence
  • Provide project and operational support, including monitoring and reporting on project plans, milestones, and deliverables and assisting with draft responses; and
  • Any other work and activities as required to support the teams and the Senior Manager Land Use Assessment Eastern


About you


You are a proactive Project Support Officer, looking for an opportunity to demonstrate your experience handling various stakeholders across all levels including liaison with external councils and the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment.


You will be supporting a multi-disciplinary team of land use and transport planning professionals who assess land use development proposals across Greater Sydney. It will be highly beneficial to have experience and/or a background in land use planning or development within the NSW Government and/or Local Government, as well as proficient computing skills, including Microsoft Office applications and the ability to interact with a web-based portal to run reporting packages.


Want to know more? 


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




Right now is an exciting time to join our team as we deliver an iconic $72.2 billion investment into future transport infrastructure and services over 40 years.


Be a part of something big. Apply today to register your interest!


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


Our Commitment to Diversity 


Great people come from all walks of life. At Transport for NSW, we are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce which reflects the community and the customers we serve. We actively promote gender diversity in our workplaces, the employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and the employment of people with a disability. We welcome and encourage applications from all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background, or sexual orientation. If you need an adjustment in the recruitment process, please call/text or email the contact person for this role.


Salary and Benefits 


The salary for this position is TfNSW Grade 6 ($94,879- $104,367) per annum plus superannuation and leave loading.


For more information on Employee Benefits at TfNSW please click here


How to apply 


To apply for this position, please submit a resume and address the questions within the application.


  1. What about this role has caught your interest? Considering the role description, describe a relevant experience you have which you believe would make you the ideal candidate?
  2. What are your salary expectations and notice period?


Need help? 


For more information on how to apply for a role in the NSW Public Sector please click here.  


For any enquiries, please contact Dyana.Rifai@transport.nsw.gov.au.


Close date: 11:59pm Sunday 5th December 2021.


All Transport workers are required to have:

  • At least one dose of a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccine by 6 December 2021 and two doses by 7 February 2022; or
  • An approved medical contraindication.

You will be required to show proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status or apply for a medical exemption prior to securing this role. 

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