Project Officer

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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 East - Tatura
Reference: VG/025892
Closing Date: 21-Jul-2019
Salary Range: $68,884 - $83,640
Job Duration: 3 years
Attachments: PD_PN_025892-Project Officer-ARS-VPS3-June19.docx (Word, 116KB)


Contact: Angela Avery
03 5833 5909 or 0407 347 874

Position Details

Project Officer

  • $68,884 - $83,640 p.a. plus superannuation
  • Fixed Term – 3 years
  • Usual hours of work:  Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Tatura

The position of Project Officer forms a part of the Agriculture Victoria Research branch within the Agriculture Victoria group.

The Project Officer is responsible for coordinating and delivery visits and events, implementing a range of small projects and services that support the Agriculture Victoria Research branch and SmartFarm at Tatura.

Research teams at the Tatura SmartFarm create and apply innovative technologies and research helping the Victorian horticulture industries. The position will provide support to the design and delivery of innovative AVR research at the Tatura SmartFarm and showcase this to industry and community. The Tatura SmartFarm includes the words first Sundial orchard, experimental orchards as well as a Technology Hub and Fruit Analytics Facility.

The position requires well developed inter-personal skills, organisational, communication and planning skills, along with high level skills and confidence working with a range of technologies, computer programs and databases.

Stakeholder engagement with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders is an important part of this role as the position will be required to lead the coordination and presentation of events and tours, education programs for schools and other stakeholders and ensure positive engagement experiences for all involved.

This position requires a high level of autonomy and confidence to self-manage and be proactive in organising visits and events, liaising with researchers, being creative and solving problems as required.

For a confidential discussion, please call Angela Avery on 03 5833 5909 or 0407 347 874.

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 21 July 2019 and must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.


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