Office Coordinator

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: Ongoing - Flexible
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/021471B
Closing Date: 14-Oct-2018
Salary Range: $82,574 - $93,689
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 021471 Gr 4 Office Coordinator PD 110918.doc (Word, 138KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Mike Gooey
03 8392 7184

Position Details


  • $82,574 – $93,689 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Ongoing 
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: CBD (flexibility may be available)

As Office Coordinator, you will provide high-level executive, administrative and project support to the Executive Director and the Policy team.  The role involves managing the Executive Director's office, liaising with the Minister's office, the DEDJTR Executive team, and key staff within DEDJTR. 

The responsibilities of this position include –

  • managing information and administration systems, including for Ministerial and Cabinet Briefings;
  • organising meetings, workshops and conferences and undertaking secretariat functions associated with these events;
  • ensuring that reliable systems and processes are in place to track all enquiries and requests for information;
  • demonstrating sensitivity and confidentiality while liaising within DEDJTR, stakeholders, industry and other government organisations;
  • coordinating and preparing sensitive documents and reports.

For appointment to this position, you will demonstrate –

  • experience in the provision of high level administrative, secretarial and executive support;
  • high level organisational skills;
  • well-developed written skills and the ability to present and prepare correspondence, reports and briefs on complex and sensitive issues;
  • well-developed verbal communication and interpersonal skills and experience in dealing with complex, confidential and sensitive issues;
  • ability to develop effective working relationships.

The position of Office Coordinator is part of the Agriculture Victoria Division's Agriculture Policy Branch in the 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.

For a confidential discussion, please call Mike Gooey, Executive Director on 03 8392 7184.

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 14 October 2018 and must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.  The details of your experience relating to the selection criteria should be no more than two pages in length.


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