Senior Project and Events Officer

The Department of Justice and Regulation delivers high quality services to Victorians and supports a safe, just, innovative and thriving Victoria.

We provide professional, value for money services that are driven by our values: working together, making it happen, respecting other people, serving the community and acting with integrity.

Through our commitment to diversity and equality, we are actively engaged in promoting and maintaining a safe and inclusive work environment where all employees are respected, valued and supported.

Our employees are key to our success, and bring new and creative responses to issues and challenges we face in our work and the delivery of quality services to the Victorian community. We proactively seek to employ people of any gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, with a disability, and varied cultural backgrounds. In addition, we have a firm commitment to increase participation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people across our workforce.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and recognises that children’s rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

Working flexibly is considered business as usual at the Department of Justice and Regulation. All requests for flexible working arrangements will be considered in line with operational requirements.

Department policy stipulates that salary upon commencement is paid at the base of the salary range for the relevant grade. Any above base requests require sign off by an executive delegate and will be by exception only or where required to match the current salary of Victorian Public Service staff transferring at level.

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If a career that can give you the opportunity to contribute to a safe and just Victoria appeals to you, we look forward to receiving your application.
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Department: Department of Justice and Regulation
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/0100
Closing Date: 29-Oct-2017
Salary Range: $92,253 - $111,619
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: CV0100 - Senior Project and Events Officer - Position Description (Oct 2017).doc (Word, 861KB)

Applying for a position at DJR.PDF (PDF, 160KB)

Contact: Samantha Morgan
03 8684 7100

Position Details

  • Key role within the Commissioner's office
  • Lead and contribute to high profile events and projects
  • CBD Location
  • Ongoing full time VPS5 role ($92,253 - $111,619)

This role is an exciting and rare opportunity for somebody with an interest or experience in event coordination and communications, looking to broaden their skills set and experiences within the Government sector.

As a key member of a small team in the Commissioner's office, you will have the opportunity to lead event coordination across the breadth of Corrections portfolio and contribute to, on behalf of the Commissioner and Corrections Victoria, responses to Whole of Department and Whole of Government requests for information.

This role will work closely with Corrections Victoria's divisions, with other business units across the department, including the Regional Service Network and Strategic Communications Branch, and with a range Executives Officers and Ministerial offices.

For more information on the accountabilities and key selection criteria for the role please refer to the position description attached.

Applications close: Sunday, 29 October 2017

How to apply

Please click the Apply button at the bottom of this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

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.

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