Senior Policy 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 - full time
Job Function: Policy
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Negotiable
Reference: VG/019413A
Closing Date: 27-Mar-2017
Salary Range: $90,890 - $109,969
Job Duration: Until 30 January 2018
Attachments: PD - Resources - 019413 - Senior Policy Officer ERPP - March 2017.doc (Word, 171KB)


Contact: Kirsty Henry
03 9452 8951

Position Details

Senior Policy Officer

  • $90,890 - $109,969 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Fixed Term until 30 January 2018
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Melbourne CBD (flexibility may be available)

The position of Senior  Project Officer forms a part of the Resources division, Earth Resources Policy and Programs branch within the Employment, Investment and Trade group. 

The Senior Policy Officer is part of a team in the Earth Resources Policy and Programs branch, which is part of Resources Division. The primary purpose of the role is to support the development of contemporary policy, regulatory design and legislative reforms for earth resources to enable investment and generate jobs through the development of the State’s resources, while protecting public safety and the environment.

This position provides advice to the Department’s Executive and the Minister for Resources, based on the analysis of the social, economic and environmental factors relevant the earth resources sector, including engagement with industry stakeholders, community leaders and other agencies.

Mandatory Qualifications for this position - Tertiary qualifications in natural resource management, economics, law, business management, public policy or other relevant fields.

For a confidential discussion, please call Kirsty Henry, Director, Policy Legislation Reform on 03 9452 8951.

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 27 March 2017 and must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.


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