Department of Planning and Environment NSW

Department of Planning and Environment NSW

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1 out of 51.0
3 months ago

Senior Administration Role

Apr 2020

Senior Administration Role

Sydney NSW, Australia

Highly challenging and unprofessional behaviour

The good things

Executive level staff encouraging and supportive
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The challenges

Many Directors and Managers promoted without experience and displayed, and witnessed, highly unprofessional behaviour.
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4 out of 54.0
3 months ago

Business Systems Manager

Mar 2020

Business Systems Manager

Sydney NSW, Australia
More than 12 years in the role, current employee

I enjoying working in a career where what I do matters.

The good things

Work for an organisation that has a positive effect on people's lives. I know how my contributions matter.
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The challenges

Working within increasing bureaucracy can be frustrating.
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2 out of 52.0
4 months ago

Director

Mar 2020

Director

Sydney NSW, Australia

Poor, ego driven culture without empathy.

The good things

Ability to work flexibly and from home
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The challenges

Very poor culture and disengaged / disinterested Senior Executives. Only interested in their own progression at expense of others and organisation.
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3 out of 53.0
4 months ago

Project Manager

Mar 2020

Project Manager

Sydney NSW, Australia
3 to 4 years in the role,

Very good start, but thing get chaotic based on political climate

The good things

Good team, wonderful colleagues, it is fantastic to service the people of New South Wales. Lots of learning opportunity in IT due to diverse technology portfolio
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The challenges

Managers are mainly manager, not leaders. Very bureaucratic environment. you won't be able to get the cutting edge technology experience as government is always behind
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4 out of 54.0
4 months ago

.Net Web Developer

Mar 2020

.Net Web Developer

Hurstville NSW, Australia
1 to 2 years in the role, current employee

Pleasure working with the team and technology, so far.

The good things

People are really nice to work with.
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The challenges

There are many applications with wide variety of technologies. Maintaining all these applications is really challenge.
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3 out of 53.0
4 months ago

admin

Mar 2020

admin

Parramatta NSW, Australia
Less than 1 year in the role, former employee

I would love to go back to DPIE.

The good things

Best management to work with. Lot of positive vibes and smiles on faces.
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The challenges

finding opportunity to stick in.
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2 out of 52.0
5 months ago

Clerk

Feb 2020

Clerk

Sydney NSW, Australia
9 to 10 years in the role, current employee

An unhappy workplace with a bunch of unhappy employees.

The good things

Colleagues who are friendly and helpful, when they get to know you.
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The challenges

The culture; micro-managers who do not like new ideas. People working in silos.
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2 out of 52.0
5 months ago

Administration Support Officer

Jan 2020

Administration Support Officer

Sydney NSW, Australia

Awful for your mental health

The good things

There was nothing good about working for the DPI.
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The challenges

Terrible office politics, very clique-y, poor management with too many levels.
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3 out of 53.0
7 months ago

Business Services Officer

Nov 2019

Business Services Officer

Newcastle NSW, Australia

Public service, is just that

The good things

Flexible, time in lieu available and easy going team.
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The challenges

Constant restructures, upper management are not present, mediocre pay, no certainty around career path or new development opportunities. Difficult to get your foot in the door.
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2 out of 52.0
7 months ago

Officer

Nov 2019

Officer

Sydney NSW, Australia
3 to 4 years in the role,

Planning meets chaos

The good things

Some interesting projects
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The challenges

Poor management, poor treatment of staff, bureaucratic processes, unrealistic timelines, disempowerment, chaotic planning
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