Commercial Officer

  • A great opportunity for an administration professional looking to make their mark in a dynamic organisation
  • Temporary full-time role until 24 May 2022
  • Position located in Maitland or Dubbo NSW
  • Starting Salary Package from $72,418.00 (plus Super and Annual Leave Loading)

About the Role
The Commercial Officer will assist and undertake commercially focused and other required administrative tasks and projects in asset and property management to achieve government priorities in the management of Crown land.

The Commercial Officer will be responsible for undertaking a broad range of activities in the commercial management of Crown assets. This will involve sourcing information and data in order to prepare briefs, reports and submissions for the implementation and evaluation of projects in accordance with the provisions of the Crown Land Management Act, 2016.

Responsibilities also include maintaining the integrity of land information data and undertaking administrative and office management tasks and projects.

To find out more about the role, view the position description here.

About you
To be successful in this role you will possess knowledge of dealing with government property, preferably Crown land.  You will have a Current Drivers licence and willingness to travel.

You will have relevant industry experience as well as broad administrative experience and an ability to undertake commercially focused land administration and land management duties.

You will be highly proficient with Microsoft software and be familiar with operating land information systems and have an ability to do property related research.

You will have well established communication skills and an ability to provide appropriately balanced, accurate and timely advice.

You will have demonstrated ability to effectively manage and prioritise a range of tasks to achieve targets in a high workload environment.

About Us

The Housing and Property Group within Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (DPIE) oversees the management of state government assets, including the management of Crown land, the NSW Government’s social housing portfolio and oversight of strategic use and disposal of government owned land. The Group also includes the Aboriginal Housing Office, the Valuer General and the Land and Housing Corporation. The Group leverages public and private sector expertise to improve place-based outcomes, providing greater access and choice of housing through initiatives such as an end-to-end housing strategy, and improving outcomes for Aboriginal communities to maximise community benefit from government owned land and property.

For more information about the DPIE Crown Lands, click here.


Applying for the Role
Please include your resume and a cover letter of no more than 2 pages, which details your skills and experience as relevant to this role.  


Closing Date: 11:55pm Thursday 6 May 2021

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.

Our commitment to flexible working:
The Department of Planning, Industry and 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 understand that flexibility means different things to different people and are committed to offering flexible work arrangements where and when possible.

Our commitment to diversity:
The Department of Planning, Industry and Environment recognises 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.

26/04/2021 $0 Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter 1 Administration & Office Support
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