Executive Officer To The Chief Execuive Officer

Location: Parramatta
Employment Type: Ongoing, Full-time
Salary: Starting from $148,089 + super

About us
The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is the State‘s primary environmental regulator. We work to protect our community and the environment as a leader, partner and protector. Our vision is for New South Wales to have a healthy environment, healthy community and healthy business. We believe healthy ecosystems are the foundation for healthy communities, a healthy economy and for enhancing Iiveability.

For more information on the work we do at NSW EPA, go to www.epa.nsw.gov.au/your-environment

About the role
The role provides high-level executive support and advice to the Executive team, Chair & CEO of the EPA. This includes managing special projects and implementing strategies as directed to support the achievement of key organisational and whole-of-government objectives. It is a fast paced, dynamic often challenging workplace where discretion and professionalism are paramount.

To be successful in the role you will have;

  • Knowledge, skills and experience at a senior level in Government protocols and procedures, including Cabinet and inter-government protocols and processes
  • Experience working in a senior executive support function including the provision of advice on environmental and regulatory issues at a senior level.
  • Be able to work autonomously, as well as guide a small team to deliver key priorities.

How to apply Apply by submitting a current resume and maximum one page cover letter which outlines your skills and experience relevant to the role.

Applications Close: Friday 16th October at 11:59 PM

Good to Know
A recruitment pool may be created for ongoing and temporary roles of the same role or role type that may become available for filling over the next eighteen months.
If you are deemed as a recommended candidate following your interview, we will be inviting you to complete some background checks as part of our recruitment process to get to know you a little further before a final decision is made on the outcome of your application.
Our background checks may include but are not limited to Reference Checks, National Police Checks, Working with Children and Medical Checks. The background checks will vary depending on the requirements of the role to which you have applied and the work and environments you will be working across.

Our commitment to flexible working
The Department of Planning, Industry & Environment is committed to ensuring the sector reflects the NSW community it serves. We support an inclusive workplace where staff have access to opportunities and resources at all levels, enabling our team members to drive innovation, productivity and delivery of high-quality services. We are open to discussing flexible working arrangements and encourage our people to explore new ways of working - including part-time, job-share or working from different locations. Everyone can ask about it.
Our commitment to Diversity
The Planning, Industry and Environment Cluster strives to be an inclusive workplace for all people. We recognise that we operate in a diverse community and welcome and encourage applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans, refugees and people with disabilities.


Please refer to the role description.