Project Officer Chemicals and Apiary

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) was established on 1 January 2019 to ensure Victoria's strong economic performance by growing industries and regions. Here at DJPR, we're making sure Victoria's economy benefits all Victorians by creating more jobs for more people, building thriving places and regions and nurturing inclusive communities.

We are committed to building a culture where we say 'yes' to flexible work arrangements, provide personal and professional development programs and support ways of working that help employees balance work and life.

The department is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds.

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Department: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: North West - Bendigo
Reference: VG/022961B
Closing Date: 20-Jan-2020
Salary Range: $68,884 - $83,640
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: 022961 PD - Project Officer Chemical and Apiary VPS3 DJPR 2-12-2019.doc (Word, 155KB)

Contact: Steven Field
03 5430 4463

Position Details

  • $68,884 – $83,640 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Fixed Term, 12 months
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Bendigo (flexibility may be available)

The Project Officer, Apiary and Chemicals will provide project and administrative assistance and support to apiary and chemical staff across Victoria. Excellent administrative and relationship building skills are required in this role, together with advanced computer skills.

For appointment to this position, you will demonstrate –

  • high level computer and software skills, including the use of the Microsoft Office suite;
  • excellent organisational skills with the ability to take initiative, prioritise workloads and work within tight timelines and with limited supervision;
  • demonstrated problem-solving skills, and ability to initiate, develop and implement improved systems or processes to meet identified needs;
  • proven ability to work independently as well as in a team, establishing positive and effective working relationships;
  • demonstrated experience in planning and organising tasks and resources required to achieve a goal, with the ability to recognise barriers and find effective ways to deal with them and implement necessary changes; and
  • well-developed communication and interpersonal skills, together with the ability to liaise effectively at all levels with a mature, friendly and confident personal style.

The position of Project Officer, Apiary and Chemicals is part of the Biosecurity and Agriculture Services branch in the Agriculture Victoria group.  Agriculture Victoria works with industry and community stakeholders to support the agriculture, food and fibre sector to become more globally competitive, innovative and resilient.

For a confidential discussion, please call Steven Field, Statewide Specialist Chemicals on 03 5430 4463.

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 20 January 2020 and must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.

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