Fisheries Administration Officer Job at NSW Government -Primary Industries – Wollongong NSW

Ongoing, Full-time role

Location – Huskisson

Annual salary starting from $74,117 + superannuation

Clerk Grade 3/4

Who is the Department of Regional NSW? Why work for us?

Diversity and inclusion are core values of the Department of Regional NSW. We encourage applications from people with a range of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. This includes differences in culture, gender, sexual orientation, language and disability status or other attributes. The Department of Regional NSW is a workplace where everyone is able to contribute and participate to their full potential, and we are proud to have a team that reflects the richness and complexity of the regional NSW communities we serve.

NSW Primary Industries (NSW DPI) within Department of Regional NSW supports the development of profitable primary industries that create a more prosperous NSW and contributes to a better environment through the sustainable use of natural resources.

DPI Fisheries, a Branch of NSW DPI, is responsible for administration of the Fisheries Management Act 1994 and the Marine Estate Management Act 2014. The primary objective of the Fisheries branch is to deliver on expectations relating to both economic growth and careful stewardship of our aquatic resources. The Branch leads NSW fisheries and aquaculture industry management, development and conservation through research, policy and regulatory compliance to foster sustainable and economically viable commercial, recreational and aboriginal fishing and aquaculture sectors. The Branch manages the protection of key fish habitats and marine biodiversity, threatened species, oversees fish stock conservation.

About the role

The role provides a range of administrative and support services primarily to facilitate the operation of Fisheries Compliance and Marine Operations business units. The Administration Officer is a critical role as it supports a range of core functions including permit and financial administration, and support to the Jervis Bay Marine Park Advisory Committee.

Front counter services and directing public enquiries

Taking and registering information reports from the public

Records management

Meeting and project support

Procuring goods and services

Assisting staff and ensuring the smooth operation of the work units

About You

We are looking for someone willing, motivated, with attention to detail. You will have solid background in administration, with experience in financial management and record keeping systems. You will be someone who takes pride in finding solutions, resolving issues and providing assistance to our clients, stakeholders and colleagues.

To be successful in this role, the ideal candidate must have:
Strong organisation skills with an ability to communicate effectively with diverse group of stakeholders

High level professional communications skills, with demonstrated capability to effectively communicate with senior executive staff and stakeholders.

Ability to adapt and be flexible to accommodate changing priorities

If you have the capability to achieve success in this role, grow your career, and are interested in creating a more prosperous Regional NSW, we would love to hear from you!

Applying for the Role

Apply by submitting a current resume and brief cover letter (maximum 2 pages) that outlines your skills and experience relevant to the role.

Application Closing Date – Tuesday 23 August 2022, 11:55pm

For further information about this opportunity please contact Matt Dasey – Manager, Jervis Bay Marine Park via [email protected] or on 0438 367 025.

Please view the role description here.

Additional Information

A talent pool may be created from this recruitment action for ongoing and temporary roles of the same standard that may become available for filling over the next eighteen months. The successful applicant in this role may be required to undergo a police check, health assessment and other assessments as required.

About the Company

Company: NSW Government -Primary Industries –

Company Location:  Wollongong NSW

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