LGNSW Positions Vacant

Project Manager – Asbestos Policy

  • Contract to January 2018
  • Sydney CBD location
  • Rostered Day Off (RDO) monthly
  • Salary package (including super) starting at $111,537
We are looking for a Project Manager to assist NSW councils in managing asbestos, assisting councils to adopt and implement local asbestos policies based on the Model Asbestos Policy for NSW Councils.

The role

This role will work with Heads of Asbestos Coordination Authorities (HACA) to ensure a coordinated response to asbestos issues in NSW.  This role will be required to work collaboratively with the HACA Working Group to achieve tasks in the State-wide Asbestos Plan, representing the views and needs of Local Government in relation to asbestos management to the NSW Government and other stakeholders.  This may sometimes
be to very senior government officials, industry leaders and politicians.  The role will be responsible for scoping and delivering projects and initiatives to support councils in managing asbestos safely, coupled with maintaining a detailed knowledge of asbestos issues to identify and respond to emerging issues promptly.

The person

Ideally you will have demonstrated experience in understanding Local Government, policy formulation and advice.  You will have high level written and oral communication skills and knowledge of relevant legislation and government policies relating to asbestos management.  You must be comfortable dealing with new and emerging issues quickly and flexibly and working in a collaborative environment.

How to apply

Applications should include:
  • a covering letter which clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to the position accountabilities and essential requirements detailed in the position description (PDF, 108KB).
  • an up-to-date resume
Please send applications to jobs@lgnsw.org.au.
Please contact Susy Cenedese on 9242 4080 if you have any enquiries.
Applications close Wednesday 15 February 2017
Please see senior council vacancies for opportunities within NSW councils.