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Manager, Planning Compliance, Clerk Grade 11/12 - 221636

Accounts Clerks
Contract Full Time
20 days ago
  • Full-time ongoing appointment
  • Great location in the Sydney CBD in state of the art offices and close to public transport


The Department of Education is serving the community by providing world-class education for students of all ages and are the largest provider of public education in Australia with responsibility for delivering high-quality

Public education to the NSW student population. This role will work with project planning teams, so that high profile School Infrastructure NSW (SINSW) developments will comply with approval consents.



About the Department of Education

The Department of Education is the largest provider of public education in Australia with responsibility for delivering high-quality public education to two-thirds of the NSW student population.



For more information about the Department of Education, please visit NSW Department of Education



Why work with us? Please visit Careers at DOE



About School Infrastructure

School Infrastructure NSW (SINSW) is delivering new school buildings, major upgrades and maintenance strategies to ensure every school-aged child has access to high quality education facilities at their local public school. This encompasses the largest investment in public education infrastructure in the history of NSW.



About the role

You will lead and manage a team of specialist staff overseeing development consent conditions and mitigation issues identified in Review of Environmental Factors (REF's) providing strategic advice directly to SINSW Directors and senior managers to ensure SINSW projects comply with statutory requirements.



The Statutory Planning unit works closely with educational and construction experts. They navigate the vast array of urban planning and compliance considerations encountered when planning and constructing the teaching and learning facilities NSW students need and deserve. The unit looks to ensure all development is compliant with the relevant statutory and consent requirements for the benefit of our school communities – in city centres, regional areas and within individual classrooms.



A strong leader, you will adjust performance development processes to meet the diverse abilities and needs of individuals and teams working collaboratively to support the team in achieving business outcomes.



How to apply

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from all candidates including people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from all diversity groups, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background or sexual orientation.



Note: the selection process will include a range of assessment techniques to assist in determining your suitability for the role.



If you are called to interview you will need to provide the following documents and your employment may be subject to the Department’s Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check to determine your suitability for employment.

Proof of Identity information

Informed Consent Form

Declaration for non-child work


From 8 November 2021 all Department of Education employees undertaking relevant work, including any work conducted on a NSW school site, will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The successful candidate for this position will be required to confirm full vaccination status prior to the Department of Education finalising the appointment of the candidate and entry on duty. Further information on the Department’s COVID-19 response is available at




  • Please provide an example where you have identified and actioned a planning consent compliance risks or issues that existed across an organisation. (300 words maximum).
  • Describe the approach you have taken to communicate technical planning compliance issues to a project team member with limited planning knowledge. (300 words maximum).



  • Knowledge of and commitment to implementing the Department’s Aboriginal Education Policy and upholding the Department’s Partnership Agreement with the NSW AECG and to ensure quality outcomes for Aboriginal people.



  • Degree in town planning, environmental management, building surveying, compliance, engineering, law or other relevant discipline and/or experience in the processes and operational and strategic requirements that ensure SINSW projects are constructed and operated in accordance with the relevant statutory approvals and legislative requirements.



For enquiries about this role, contact Sonia Auld, Department of Education, at 0474 954 262 or by email to



Note: A recruitment pool may be created through this recruitment process. A recruitment pool is a group of applicants who have been assessed and identified as suitable for this role, and who may be considered for a range of similar roles, including temporary, term or ongoing roles, over the next 18 months.

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Base Salary $0
Superannuation 9.5%
Bonus offered No
Total Package $0
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