The Office of Open Space and Parklands is looking for a Green Infrastructure Champion that will collaborate closely with key stakeholders and agencies to deliver green infrastructure outcomes across multiple programs and agencies. You will be responsible for providing specialist advice to achieve best practice open space and green infrastructure outcomes for NSW.
The role will manage ongoing engagement and collaboration across government to advocate for and deliver high quality open space and urban canopy outcomes, including promotion of best practice outcomes and creation of sustainable, adaptable and flexible open spaces that meet community needs and aspirations and the expansion of the urban tree canopy.
The Open Space Infrastructure Specialist is also responsible for providing expert and strategic advice across design, planning and development to support government on open space, landscape and urban canopy design issues, projects and major developments.
Please view the full position description and obtain more information on how to apply for this position by following the link https://iworkfor.nsw.gov.au/job/open-space-infrastructure-specialist-131026
Applications Close: 11/11/2018
About the Department of Planning and Environment
The Department of Planning& Environment (DPE) is the lead NSW Government agency in planning for a growing NSW. The Department is going through an exciting period of organisational and operational change. Please click here for more information about DPE.
The Office of Open Space and Parklands was recently formed to promote more and better outdoor places for everyone across NSW. The team’s projects are a major focus for the Minister.
The Office is responsible for leading Open Space and Greening planning and programs across NSW to promote strategic open space and inclusive playspaces across for all NSW residents. It is also responsible for increasing Sydney’s urban canopy through its five Million Trees for Greater Sydney program.
The Office engages closely with key stakeholders including local councils, government agencies, industry and the NSW community to deliver its high-profile programs.
For more information about Open Space and Parks please click http://www.planning.nsw.gov.au/Policy-and-Legislation/Open-space-and-parklands