Livestock Industry Development 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.

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Department: Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Agriculture / Primary Industry
Classification: SciB
Work Location: South West - Victoria
Reference: VG/021038
Closing Date: 25-Sep-2018
Salary Range: $82,574 - $93,689
Job Duration: 3 Years
Attachments: AgVic Position Description -Livestock Industry Development Officer (021038) Aug 2018.docx (Word, 130KB)

Contact: Jo Cameron
03 5355 0523

Position Details

Livestock Industry Development Officer

  • $82,574 - $93,689 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Fixed Term - 3 Years 
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Negotiable with the South West Region

The position of Livestock Industry Development Officer forms a part of the Agriculture Victoria division, Biosecurity and Agricultural Services branch within the Employment, Investment and Trade group.

You will be responsible for the effective design and delivery of services and projects that support productive and sustainable farming systems. In the Victorian sheep and beef sectors, with a focus on the South West region, you will develop and maintain competence in the technical areas required for this position including livestock production and nutrition, grazing/cropping management, farm planning and the use of agricultural models and wide array of other technical applications.

The successful applicant will work effectively as a member of a team to provide integrated services for our clientele, enjoy flexible working arrangements and undertake a wide variety of work across the division, involving the provision of integrated services to producers, service providers, industry groups and regional stakeholders.

To be successful in this role you will have a tertiary degree in Agriculture Science or an equivalent Science qualification. 

For a confidential discussion, please call Jo Cameron, Team Leader, Meat and Wool (South West) on 03 5355 0523.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check and Qualifications 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 25 September 2018 and must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.


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