Assistant Project Officer


Assistant Project Officer – Co Locations
24 Months Fixed Term Employee
Sydney CBD
Grade 5/6 – base salary starting from $85,488

NSW Telco Authority promotes flexible work practices. We welcome applicants who are looking for job share, part time and other flexible arrangements.

About NSW Telco Authority
The Telco Authority is working with emergency services organisations and other partners to design and build the next generation of operational communications services to help protect NSW communities.

This includes the Critical Communications Enhancement Program which is expanding the government radio network to deliver a Public Safety Network for frontline responders. The enhanced network is pivotal to the development of a national Public Safety Mobile Broadband capability and the delivery of key government initiatives including Regional Digital Connectivity and the NSW Mobile Black Spot Program among others.

Culture is key to the success of the Authority’s fast-moving environment, where partners and stakeholders operate to a ‘one team’ charter, based on the Authority’s values of Service, Transparency, Accountability, Integrity, Respect and Safety.

The NSW Telco Authority operates as a standalone Statutory Authority within the Department of Customer Service.

For more information on NSW Telco Authority https://www.telco.nsw.gov.au/

About the Role and what you will need
We are currently looking for an Assistant Project Officer to join our team.

24 Months Fixed Term Employee – Co Locations
The role is responsible for managing NSW Government agency and third party applications for access to Authority owned or controlled facilities and infrastructure while ensuring minimal impact to the Critical Communications Enhancement Program (CCEP) and the Government Radio Network (GRN).

The role is responsible for the management and coordination of stakeholders in obtaining and maintaining all documents related to colocation (e.g., structural analysis, lease, title, applicable permits, regulatory approvals, design and certification documents or others as required).

Role Deliverables

  • Manage colocation applications through the process to completion, ensuring that all activities are coordinated and completed on time, as approved and to the desired level of quality
  • Assist with project related colocation applications on behalf of the Authority as and when required ensuring that all activities are completed on time and to budget
  • Ensure accurate and completed files are maintained and appropriate close-out documents are distributed and stored in a timely manner in accordance with the Authority’s standards and requirements

To be successful in your application you must have the following:
  • Tertiary qualifications in an appropriate discipline or relevant industry experience;
  • Telecommunications industry experience preferred;
  • Demonstrated practical experience using advanced MS applications;
  • Current NSW Drivers Licence

Working at DCS
The Department of Customer Service (DCS) is a great place to work! Our values of accountability, trust, service and integrity drive our initiatives and culture. We support innovative programs in areas as broad as digital government, consumer protection and major public works. We are an inclusive organisation that celebrates diversity and flexible work practices and believe our people are our greatest asset.

Our benefits include:
  • Our flexible working policy
  • Discounted Gym Memberships and Employee Assistance Programs
  • Annual Leave Loading, development opportunities, training and much more!

Salary Grade 5/6, with the base salary for this role ranging from $85,488 to $94,327


Closing Date: Applications close Wednesday 23rd September at 9:59am. We may remove it sooner if we receve a large number of applicants.

The Department of Customer Service is an EEO employer and welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultures and people with a disability. At DCS, we endeavour to make roles flexible. While this role is advertised as full time, we will consider requests to undertake the work flexibly.