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Statutory Planning Officer, Clerk Grade 7/8

Accounts Clerks
Contract Full Time
21 days ago
  • 1x full-time ongoing appointment and 1x full time temporary appointment up to December 2025
  • 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. These roles will provide advice and support on a range of statutory planning assessments and related matters to enable informed infrastructure planning decisions.



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

In your role you will ensure compliance with relevant statutory obligations and legislative requirements on a range of statutory planning assessments, supporting the effective implementation and delivery of infrastructure projects.



This role will provide advice on state and local government planning policies, regulations and legislation. Your expertise will enable you to effectively engage with a range of internal and external stakeholders to facilitate positive stakeholder engagement which you will achieve through a highly collaborative approach seeing you succeed in building strong working relationships.



You will develop, maintain and review statutory planning processes, procedures aligned with best practice planning principles and standards. Your communication skills will see you provided effective advice to teams across the organisation while balancing competing demands and priorities to deliver agreed work assignments within required deadlines.



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 overview of your experience providing specialist advice to a project team on the application of a state or local government planning requirement. (300 words maximum).
  • Please provide an example of how you have developed and maintained highly effective working relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders. (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.




  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in urban/regional planning and/or equivalent experience.



For enquiries about this role, contact Alejandra Rojas, Department of Education, at 0428 080 050 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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