A further job boost in regional NSW

Wednesday, 23 March 2016

Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Duncan Gay today announced another 11 plus regional jobs are now being filled across NSW to help deliver the state’s biggest ever infrastructure program.

Minister Duncan Gay said the NSW Government announced last year it was creating more than 200 jobs, particularly in regional NSW, as part of its infrastructure program – Project Wave.

“Since announcing a job boost in regional NSW back in November last year, 21 jobs have already been filled including in Dubbo, Parkes, Grafton and Wagga,” Mr Gay said.

“The next round of regional job advertisements has now started which includes filling positions in Wagga Wagga, Parkes, Dubbo and Grafton.

“These jobs provide a opportunity for suitably qualified people in the local community, to play a role in delivering significant infrastructure projects – which will have flow on benefits to local economies across regional NSW.

“Over the next five years we will be investing $16 billion in road upgrades alone and going out to tender with around 85 projects across NSW.

“This includes key projects such as Newell Highway upgrades, the Bridges for the Bush program and Princes Highway upgrades.”

The NSW Government has established five program offices to focus specifically on this ambitious five-year forward work program; Freight and Regional, Easing Sydney Congestion, Western Sydney, Pacific Highway and Greater Sydney.

As part of these 11 jobs currently being advertised, there are;

  • Three roles are available in Dubbo including one for a contract specialist, a project development and senior project development manager.
  • Four jobs in Grafton which include a project support engineer, a project manager engineer, a contract officer and a surveillance officer.
  • Two roles are available in Wagga Wagga including a senior project development manager and a project contract manager.
  • Two roles available in Parkes for a project manager/ engineer role and a project officer.

Information about all positions is available at rms.nsw.gov.au or on the seek.com websites.

MEDIA: Clementine Julian| Minister Gay | 0417 635 891

View the original media release.

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