Game Officer - Compliance
The Game Management Authority (GMA) is an independent statutory authority responsible for the regulation of game hunting in Victoria. It delivers programs to improve and promote sustainable and responsible hunting in Victoria.

The GMA is responsible for:

• issuing Game Licences and related testing;

• managing open and closed seasons for game species;

• enforcing game hunting laws and taking action against those who do not hunt legally; and

• educating and informing hunters on how to hunt legally and responsibly in Victoria.

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Work Type:    Ongoing - full time
Job Function:    Regulatory, Governance and Compliance
Classification:    VPSG3
Work Location:    North East - Benalla
Reference:    VG/000874GMA
Closing Date:    23-Oct-2019
Salary Range:    $68,884 - $83,640
Job Duration:    N/A
File Attachment:    GMA - VPS3 Game Officer_Paul_review.doc (Word, 650KB)

PD Preview:    Preview unavailable for this role
Contact:    Guy Gorman
     0437 686 462

Position Details
  • $68,884 - $83,640 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Ongoing 
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work locations: Benalla or Traralgon

The positions of Game Officer - Compliance are part of the Compliance and Intelligence branch within Game Management Victoria.

Game Officers (GO's) are appointed as Authorised Officers under the Conservation, Forests and Lands Act 1987 and exercise law enforcement powers which include the enforcement of public safety legislation.  GO's engage with a variety of stakeholders, including government and community groups under direction from the Team Leader and SGO's to deliver high quality community-focussed, state wide compliance services within a Victoria (East or West).  In accordance with state-wide strategic objectives and priorities and in order to maximise compliance, GO's actively contribute to the development and implementation of appropriate enforcement, education and strategies and at times operate within highly charged and emotional environments related to hunting and forestry protests.

GO's work to set rosters which may include working on weekends and public holidays and shifts outside of normal working hours and from time to time may be required to work from alternative or remote work locations. As a small Authority all staff undertake a range of other activities as required.

The role requires excellent interpersonal skills to engage with a variety of stakeholders, including government community groups and an adherence to operating within established guidelines and directions to ensure effective and timely service delivery.

To be successful in this role you will have the ability to build and maintain relationships. Strong team work is vital to this role.

For a confidential discussion, please call Guy Gorman, Compliance Team Leader, Eastern on 0437 686 462.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records and Qualifications Check and Psychometric testing 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. 

Applications close at midnight on 23 October 2019.

Please note:  When submitting your application online, there will be questions pertaining to a number of the position's Key Selection Criteria to which you are required to respond. The generic online form may ask you to provide the responses to all of the KSC. At this step in the on-line process, please only upload your resume and cover letter (there is NO requirement to address all of the KSC) and move on to the last screen where you will be asked to submit responses to the specific questions only". Complete these specific questions to complete your application.

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