Technical 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.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Technology
Classification: VPSG2
Work Location: Melbourne - Southern Metro
Reference: VG/019697A
Closing Date: 21-Feb-2018
Salary Range: $50,077 - $64,307
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - Resources - ERPP Technical Officer - VPS 2 - 019697.doc (Word, 168KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Ken Sherry
(03) 9027 4458

Position Details

Technical Officer

  • $50,077 - $64,307 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Ongoing 
  • Usual hours of work: Part Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Werribee (flexibility may be available)


The position of Technical Officer forms a part of the Earth Resources Policy and Programs branch in 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 Resources Division develops policy, programs and regulation to enable investment and generate jobs through the sustainable development of the State's earth resources, including extractives, minerals and petroleum.

The position of Technical Officer, reports to the Core Library Manager in the Geological Survey of Victoria (GSV) within Earth Resources Policy and Programs branch.

The Technical Officer has responsibility for assisting the management of the GSV Core Library at Werribee and providing services of data entry and integrity of a number of databases and catalogues.

 The Earth Resources Core Library is a facility used for the storage and inspection of rock specimens. These specimens are derived from minerals and petroleum exploration in both onshore and offshore Victoria, and also geo-scientific mapping projects undertaken across the state. This collection of specimens provides invaluable information to assist in the search for new mineral deposits and petroleum reserves.

 The successful applicant will work effectively as a member of a team, enjoy flexible working arrangements and undertake a wide variety of work across the division.

 For a confidential discussion, please call Ken Sherry, Technical officer/Core Library Manager on (03) 9027 4458.

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 21st February 2018 and must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.

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