Greater Sydney Parklands

  • Casual Opportunities up until June 2025 with view to extend, weekend work required
  • Multiple roles available, based at the Centennial Parklands, Callan Park, Parramatta Park, and Western Sydney Parklands.
  • Clerk Grade 5/6, attractive casual hourly rate starting from $51.09 per hour + casual loading + super + penalty rates for weekend/public holiday work

Greater Sydney Parklands (GSP) is a city-wide agency created to become Sydney’s leading urban parks advocate. In partnership with communities and governments, it will plan for and expand great open spaces and parklands and champion the NSW Government’s new 50 Year Vision for Sydney’s Open Space and Parklands.

GSP currently brings together five iconic parks across Sydney: Centennial Parklands, Parramatta Park, Western Sydney Parklands, Callan Park and Fernhill Estate.

About the role
Do you have education experience in community groups or schools in the areas of science, geography, history, art, or theatre? Then we want to hear from you!

A fantastic opportunity exists for Education and Community Programs Officers to join our passionate team of educators, delivering transformative formal and non-formal learning experiences to foster connection to nature through curiosity and understanding. This is a hands-on role, delivering exciting community programs and NSW curriculum linked school programs that promote nature connection, science, geography, the environment and other key learning areas. There are multiple roles available to be based at Centennial Park, Callan Park, Parramatta Park, and Western Sydney Parklands, with flexibility to work across multiple sites.

About You
We’re looking for dynamic individuals with a passion for outdoor education and community engagement. You should have experience delivering high-quality programs to diverse audiences, along with a strong understanding of educational structures and curriculum requirements. Excellent communication skills, the ability to manage bookings, and a willingness to work flexible hours are essential.

Benefits of Working With Us:

  • Opportunity to shape the future of Sydney’s urban parks
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Competitive salary package and benefits
  • Work-life balance with flexible working arrangements

Essential Requirements:

  • Ability to work outside of normal working hours and on weekends if required.
  • Ability to lift 15kg several times a day.
  • A Working with Children Check (WWCC) is an essential requirement for this role.  The role has been identified as requiring a check in keeping with the Child Protection (Working With Children) Act 2012
  • Current, or ability to obtain a First Aid qualification or equivalent.
  • Current NSW driver’s license.

Desirable Experience

  • Bush regeneration experience
  • Project management
  • Early years and/or secondary teaching experience.

For more information read the full Role Description: Education & Community Programs Officer

For more information from LinkedIn hit Apply to visit the iworkfor.nsw.gov.au website.

About Us
The Department of Planning, Housing and Infrastructure (DPHI) are building the future of NSW through delivering diverse planning, housing solutions and infrastructure across the state. We strive to be a high-performing, world-class public service organisation that celebrates and reflects the full diversity of the community we serve and seeks to embed Aboriginal cultural awareness and knowledge throughout the department.

In our inclusive and accessible workplace, differences are embraced, contributions are valued, and everyone has a sense of connection and belonging. DPHI supports various employee affinity groups, practice flexible working, offer job share and workplace adjustments.

To Apply
If excited by the information above, we look forward to receiving your application, including a copy of your resume and cover letter expressing your interest and suitability for the role.

Should you require further information about the role please contact Nicole Ribera via nicole.ribera@gsp.nsw.gov.au or on 02 9339 6624.

A recruitment pool may be created for ongoing and temporary opportunities of the same role or role type that may become available over the next 18 months.

Applications close Sunday 26th May 2024 at 11:55PM.

Looking for more information or assistance in applying?
Our Diversity team can assist to:

  • provide alternative formats to apply
  • make adjustments to the recruitment process
  • offer information about workplace adjustments and support networks.

We encourage people with disability to apply. If you have disability and require more information on adjustments and assistance to apply, contact the Diversity team on Diversity@DPIE.nsw.gov.au  (please include reference number).

If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander check out Our Mob on Country to see the work we do and get assistance in applying.