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Senior Policy Officer

Organisation/Entity: Local Land Services Agency
Job Category:
  • Policy | Advisory
  • Policy | Client Education
Job Location:
  • Statewide
  • Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley / Newcastle, Hunter & Region
  • Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley / Port Macquarie & Mid-North Coast
  • Regional NSW / Bathurst & Central West NSW
  • Regional NSW / Dubbo & West NSW
  • Regional NSW / Riverina & Murray
Job Reference Number: 506673
Work Type: Full-Time
Total Remuneration Package: Administration & Clerical (38hrs) Grade 7
Closing Date: 01/03/2020 - 11:55 PM


  • Ongoing opportunity within NSW LLS
  • Location available state-wide across all of NSW
  • Policy advice and coordination across the NSW LLS Business
  • Salary range $110,745 – $122,038 plus superannuation & annual leave loading


Local Land Services (LLS) is helping secure the future of agriculture and the environment for New South Wales communities.  Our programs and partnerships grow farm productivity and healthy environments and we play a vital role in helping to protect against pests, diseases and environmental threats. We connect our customers with the best services, advice and networks.


Our team is there when it matters, on the ground helping landholders with knowledge, networks and local experience.


About the role


This role will be a critical member of the centralised policy function within the Local Land Services business. Responsible for key policy decisions and reforms this role will be a subject matter expert in areas concerning biodiversity reform agenda, agricultural land management and the management of native vegetation.


As a senior policy officer you will have a strong ability to influence and negotiate stakeholders on key policy decisions, you will be adept at researching and analysing complex issues, developing evidence based options and recommending solutions to resolve organisation wide problems and mitigate risk to LLS.


You will be a strong networker with the ability to build and maintain relationships across the business as well as across government and industry bodies. These relationships will assist you to facilitate stakeholder engagement and contribution to informing mutually beneficial policy outcomes.


If you want to learn more about the role, please contact Luc Farago, Principal Policy Officer on 0428 440 630 or review the role description here. 


Applying for the Role


To apply please attach a current resume (of no more than five pages) plus a one-page cover letter describing how your experience relates to the role.


Application Closing Date:  Sunday 1 March 2020


A recruitment 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.


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 disability.


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