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.

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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: Gippsland Region - Negotiable
Reference: VG/024037
Closing Date: 28-Oct-2018
Salary Range: $82,574 - $93,689
Job Duration: 28 February 2020
Attachments: PD Livestock Industry Development Officer Gippsland DSC September 2018.docx (Word, 132KB)

Contact: Nick Dudley
0428 562 139

Position Details

  • $82,574 - $95,689 p.a. plus superannuation
  • Fixed Term until 28 February 2020
  • Usual hours of work:  Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Bairnsdale or Maffra

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.

This position will focus on the delivery of services and development of resources associated with dry seasonal conditions across East and Central Gippsland. The successful applicant will require technical expertise in livestock production and nutrition, grazing management, farm planning as well as experience in service delivery to the farming sector and extension capability.

High level stakeholder management and oral and written communication skills are important attributes of the position. The successful applicant will be required to translate and integrate research results into practical messages and provide regional and industry intelligence, data and information for internal briefings and reporting purposes

An appropriate tertiary degree in Agricultural Science or an equivalent science qualification is mandatory for this position.

For a confidential discussion, please call Nick Dudley, Regional Manager, Meat & Wool (South East) on 0428 562 139.

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 28 October 2018.


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