Senior Event Officer and Senior Event Officer – Technical Production Management

  • Full Time
  • Sydney


  • We’re looking to build a talent pool of experienced, highly organised, creative and passionate Senior Event Officers to join our remarkable team to deliver high profile events in Sydney such as Australia Day and ANZAC Day.
  • If you have experience in coordinating and delivering a wide range of events then join us and bring your passion for creating unforgettable experiences for the people of NSW.
  • We have one Senior Event Officer role available now for a 6 month temporary contract based in Martin Place, Sydney.

About the roles.

Dive into the dynamic world of coordinating NSW Government’s premier events, where you’ll manage creative direction, production, logistics, and operations. This involves programming artists, performances, and overseeing infrastructure and technical production requirements, ensuring compliance with government procedures, legislative requirements, and standards.

These roles extend beyond logistics, as you communicate vital event information to internal and external stakeholders through detailed site plans, production schedules, contracts, and permits.

You will thrive in developing and negotiating innovative solutions to event-related challenges, effectively managing risks effectively to safeguard government interests. Your expertise will extend to liaising and consulting with key internal and external stakeholders, including government authorities, to ensure a coordinated approach, building positive relationships that contribute to the success of each event.

Your meticulous oversight guarantees professional, cost-efficient, safe, and high-quality services that exceed standards.

Join us on this thrilling journey, where your skills and passion transform NSW Government events into unparalleled experiences, setting the stage for excellence and innovation in event coordination.

To learn more about the roles please review the Role Descriptions.

Senior Event Officer

Senior Event Officer – Technical Production Management

How to apply

To start your journey in becoming our new Senior Event Officers, you’ll need to create an account on I Work for NSW and apply online. Your application should include:

  • resume which clearly details your relevant skills and experience (maximum 5 pages).
  • cover letter addressing how you meet the requirements of the role (maximum 2 pages) .

Salary: Clerk Grade 9/10. Package includes base salary ($120,859 – $133,183) plus employer’s contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

Closing date: Sunday, 25 February 2024 (11:59 PM)

Learn more

For enquiries, please contact the hiring manager, Meredith Burton  [email protected] or 9228 4798.

To help us figure out if you’re the right person for the role, the selection process may include an interview and relevant assessments, and we expect it will take up to 6–8 weeks.

Candidates can request a reasonable adjustment throughout each step of the recruitment process. If you require a reasonable adjustment to the recruitment process, please let us know in your application. If you require any adjustments or alternative formats to participate in the process, please contact the hiring manager.

A talent pool may be created from this recruitment process. Once added to the talent pool, you may be contacted about similar ongoing and temporary roles that may become available over the next 18 months.

Driving big ideas at the heart of government.

The Premier’s Department and the Cabinet Office commenced operations on 1 July 2023 as separate but complementary agencies at the centre of government, replacing the Department of Premier and Cabinet.

The Premier’s Department leads the state’s 430,000 public servants, driving collaboration and the delivery of whole-of-government priorities.

We drive big ideas at the heart of government.

Imagine your career at the Premier’s Department and learn more about the department.

Your career, your way.

We are proud of our flexible working culture, and we’ve been a leader of embedding flexible working practices for many years. Everyone has different needs, and our versatile work culture allows you to craft a work routine to suit you, the business and the people we serve.

At the Premier’s Department, you get access to:

  • flexible working arrangements
  • inclusive parental leave for all new parents and return to work coaching
  • flex leave
  • great learning and development opportunities and professional networks
  • employee support services
  • fitness and well-being programs
  • staff-led networks including the Aboriginal Staff Advisory Committee, Diversity and Inclusion Network (DAIN), and the Young Professionals Network.

Our commitment

The Premier’s Department acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the lands where we work and live. We pay respect to Ancestors and Elders past and present. We recognise and learn from the strengths of First Nations peoples of New South Wales and their continuing connection to, and unique cultural and spiritual relationship with, Country.

We welcome and encourage applications from diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTQIA+, people with disability, people with caring responsibilities, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, veterans and those living in rural, regional, and remote locations.

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