First listed on: 18 September 2023

Operations Property Specialist 

Ready to make a splash in your career? WaterNSW is seeking an experienced Operations Property Specialist to join our team.  

This is an opportunity to work with an essential organisation creating a more sustainable future for the state.  

This role offers the flexibility to work around life, your contribution will be valued, and you’ll be supported to build a rewarding career. 

Location: We have preference for the candidate to be based in our core Regional Hubs in Tamworth, Albury or Dubbo. However also open to considering candidates to be based in our Parramatta office.

Our perks and Benefits:

At WaterNSW, we believe that our employees should be as well taken care of as our rivers, dams, and pipelinesthat’s why we offer a load of benefits.  

  • Flexible working  
  • Work a 9-day fortnight at Full pay on the Enterprise agreement  
  • Up to 16 weeks paid parental leave  
  • Fertility leave  
  • Yearly corporate wear allowance  
  • Professional development and educational assistance  
  • Attractive remuneration  
  • And so much more! 

What you’ll do: 

  • Develops and maintains standards, supporting regional teams with leasing requirements, subleasing, modification, remediation, disposal, heritage protection, audits, landowner queries and access (including squatting). The Corporate Property and legal teams will incorporate WNSW’s legal and regulatory requirements, as outlined by Operations, in commercial documents.

  • Work with Corporate Property to support negotiations that inform recommendations to management that resolve issues affecting the end-to-end lifecycle of land, properties and facilities owned and managed by the Operations Portfolio.

  • Provide Regional Teams (Operations) specialist advice on land and property matters to support risk-based decision making, enabling safe, efficient and effective use land and property.

  • Deliver projects involving land/ property acquisition and disposal matters to ensure the WaterNSW’s requirements are met.

  • Develop a structured workflow, engagement model and ticketing system (using ServiceNow) to manage, monitor and close out land and property requests from the Operations Regional Teams in a timely and customer-focused manner.

What we are looking for:  

  • Relevant tertiary qualification (e.g. Property, Business Administration) or experience deemed equivalent

  • Experience in all aspects of land and property management, contract management, project management and financial management in both owned and leased premises with a strategic business planning and process delivery focus. 

  • Demonstrable experience in instructing valuers, surveyors and solicitors to protect and maintain organisational objectives.

  • Experience in the operation of computerised information management systems (including GIS) and a working knowledge of the relevant operations of the Land and Property Information Office.

  • Detailed understanding of relevant legislation, regulations and policies, and a proven track 
    record in implementing them. Specifically: Just Terms Compensation, Conveyancing Act, 
    Compulsory Acquisitions and Strata Titles Act

Who is WaterNSW? 

When people think of essential human services, water supply is one of the first things that come to mind - and that’s where WaterNSW comes in. We are NSW’s primary bulk water supplier, river operator and comprehensive provider for licensing, water trades and water information. 

For more information, please reach out to: Jasmine Choong on

Please note applications for this position will close on 30th September 2023.

Click for Position Description - If you are unable to access, please visit the job advert on the WaterNSW Careers Page.

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