Game Manager - Bendigo

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.

The GMA has offices in both Melbourne CBD and regional Victoria.

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Work Type:    Ongoing - full time
Job Function:    Regulatory, Governance and Compliance
Classification:    VPSG4
Work Location:    North West - Bendigo
Reference:    VG/020044G
Closing Date:    03-Jul-2019
Salary Range:    $84,019 - $95,329
Job Duration:    N/A
File Attachment:    PD_020044_Game Manager_Bendigo.docx (Word, 93KB)

PD Preview:    Preview unavailable for this role
Contact:    Zac Powell
     03 8392 2232

Position Details

Game Manager - Bendigo

  • $84,019 - $95,329 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Ongoing 
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Bendigo (flexibility may be available)
  • Under exemption, only Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply for this position.


To ensure that game hunting in Victoria is carried out in a safe, sustainable and responsible manner, the Game Management Authority (GMA) produces a number of educational programs and works with industry to assist hunters to understand their legal obligations and comply with accepted community standards.

The Game Manager works in a small team developing innovative responses to a range of game management issues and producing education and extension material on game management and responsible game hunting in Victoria.  The position is required to communicate effectively with stakeholders, industry and the broader community on game management issues.

The position plays a key role in establishing and facilitating relationships with other land management agencies, private landowners, community groups and licensed game hunters.  Primarily, this position will lead or contribute to programs that educate hunters with additional responsibilities including assisting in research and monitoring programs into game species, licensing and testing and, enforcement operations, as required.

The successful applicant will be an exceptional communicator and experienced in stakeholder engagement, working effectively as a positive and proactive member of a team and enjoying flexible working arrangements.

The GMA strongly encourages people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from different cultural backgrounds, LGBTI and people with disabilities. We are in an exciting phase of growth and are looking for team members who are enthusiastic, adaptable, and who can thrive in ambiguity.

For a confidential discussion, please call Zac Powell, Manager, Stakeholder and Hunting Programs on 03 8392 2232.

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.

Applications close at midnight on 3 July 2019 and must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.

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