Departmental Liaison Officer

The Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR) is the Victorian Government’s lead agency for creating the conditions to sustainably develop the Victorian economy and grow employment. Our role is to increase jobs, investment, exports and opportunities; stimulate innovation, competitiveness, and confidence; and support sustainability.

The Department is committed to building a culture where we say 'yes' to flexible work arrangements, and support ways of working that help employees balance work and home life. The Department is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds.

The Department strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The Department offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities on request.
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Department: Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/000443A
Closing Date: 25-Feb-2018
Salary Range: $81,354 - $92,304
Job Duration: until 31 December 2018
Attachments: Copy of (DOC-17-731479) -- OoHTfV - Department Liaison Officer (DLO) - Public Transport PD - VPS 4.DOC (Word, 164KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Kellie Fraser, Principal Adviser
(03) 8392 6478

Position Details


  • $81,354 - $92,304 plus superannuation
  • Fixed Term (until 31 December 2018)
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Melbourne, CBD (flexibility may be available)

The position of Departmental Liaison Officer is within the Office of the Head of Transport for Victoria Group.

Transport for Victoria within DEDJTR, is led by the Head, Transport for Victoria, and is responsible for the creation of transport system policy and reforms, legislative development, network planning, asset and network development, rolling stock development, operational coordination and investment, and engagement with users and Transport for Victoria agencies, including PTV and VicRoads.

This position facilitates good communication between the Minister for Public Transport and Transport Group. The Departmental Liaison Officer (DLO) provides assistance to the Minister, Minister's Office, the Secretary and Transport Group for the efficient and appropriate handling of correspondence, coordination of the briefing process and the appropriate channelling of information.

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for staff with an interest in the workings of government, who want to broaden their career horizons by gaining exposure to a Minister's office, an appreciation of the full breadth of portfolio issues, and experience working in a complex, vibrant environment.

To be successful in this role you will should have detailed knowledge of the Department's structure, administrative mechanisms and protocols, and business activities. You should also have demonstrated ability to work on concurrent issues under strict timelines without supervision.

For a confidential discussion, please call Kellie Fraser, Principal Adviser, Office of the Lead Deputy Secretary  on (03) 8392 6478.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department.

For further information on the position, please see the attached position description.  To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now' button below.  All applications must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description.

Applications close at midnight on 25 February 2018 and must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.

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