Senior Game Officer - Ballarat
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.

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Work Type:    Ongoing - full time
Job Function:    Regulatory, Governance and Compliance
Classification:    VPSG4
Work Location:    Western - Ballarat
Reference:    VG/021371G
Closing Date:    24-Jul-2019
Salary Range:    $85,279 - $96,759
Job Duration:    N/A
File Attachment:    GMA - VPS4 Senior Game Officer.doc (Word, 641KB)

PD Preview:    Preview unavailable for this role
Contact:    Paul Stevens
     03 8392 2236

Position Details

Senior Game Officer – Ballarat

  • $85,279 - $96,759 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Ongoing
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work locations: Ballarat

The position of Senior Game Officer, Ballarat is part of the Compliance and Intelligence branch within Game Management Victoria.

Senior Game Officers (SGOs) deliver high quality community-centred game compliance services within a state segment (Eastern or Western Victoria), whilst also contributing to state-wide service delivery. SGOs actively contribute to the development and implementation of appropriate enforcement, education and other strategies in accordance with state-wide strategic objectives and priorities, to maximise compliance.

SGOs engage with a variety of stakeholders, including government and community groups, and manage their own work programs, under broad direction from the Team Leader, to ensure effective and timely service delivery.  SGOs work collaboratively in small regionally based teams led by Team Leaders for that segment of the state (Eastern or Western Victoria), and contribute actively to programs and projects across the broader organisation.

A qualification as an Authorised Officer Basic (Legal 1) or equivalent and a current Victorian Driver's Licence are mandatory for this role.

To be successful in this role you will have highly developed interpersonal skills and sound judgement.  You will enjoy building and developing effective client relationships.  Strong planning and organisational skills are vital to this role.

For a confidential discussion, please call Paul Stevens, Director, Compliance and Intelligence on 03 8392 2236.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police, Qualifications Records Check and Psychometric Testing 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 24 July 2019.


Please note:  When submitting your application online, there will be questions pertaining to a number of the position's Key Selection Criteria to which you are required to respond. The generic online form may ask you to provide the responses to all of the KSC. At this step in the on-line process, please only upload your resume and cover letter (there is NO requirement to address all of the KSC) and move on to the last screen where you will be asked to submit responses to the specific questions only". Complete these specific questions to complete your application.

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