Approvals Officer (2 Positions)

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.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Regulatory, Governance and Compliance
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Negotiable
Reference: VG/019296/001788
Closing Date: 29-May-2018
Salary Range: $81,354 - $92,304
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - ERR - 019296 Approvals Officer VPS4 - May 2018.doc (Word, 172KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Andrew Radojkovic
(03) 8392 6043

Position Details

Approvals Officer (2 Positions)

  • $81, 354 - $ 92, 304 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Ongoing 
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Negotiable (flexibility may be available)

The position of Approvals Officer forms a part of the Earth Resources Regulation Branch under Resources Division within Employment, Investment and Trade Group.

The Employment, Investment and Trade Group delivers programs and services to grow the Victorian economy.  Its focus is on creating jobs and raising incomes through industry development, targeted investment and increasing the export value of Victorian firms.

The Approvals Officer assesses, evaluates and makes recommendations on applications and variations to applications in the Earth Resources Sector. This role will contribute to the following pieces of work undertaken by the Approvals team:

-          Work plans and variations of Quarries and Mines

-          Operations and environment management plans

-          Acceptance of Code of Practise for Quarries and Mines

-          Acceptance of Low Impact Exploration proposals

The Approvals Officer will also have the opportunity to work with other teams in Earth Resources Regulation, and agencies such as Heritage Victoria, Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning and Local Council in relation to approvals.

To be successful in this role you will have experience and understanding of risk management with an ability to focus on outcome based risk management along with experience in developing and monitoring systems and procedures to guide work and track progress.

One position will move to the La Trobe Valley, GovHub in 2020

For a confidential discussion, please call Andrew Radojkovic, A/Manager Approvals on (03) 8392 6043.

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 29 May 2018 and must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.



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