Senior Project Officer, Fishermans Bend Taskforce

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.

Our work supports six ministers, spans 12 portfolios and operates across metropolitan, regional and international offices. We also oversee various public entities, including public corporations, regulatory authorities and specialist boards.

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Department: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/026162
Closing Date: 21-Jul-2019
Salary Range: $98,396 - $119,052
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD VPS5 Senior Project Officer - FBT June 2019 (002).docx (Word, 118KB)


Contact: Emily Mottram
03 8392 6836

Position Details

  • $98,396 - $119,052 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Ongoing 
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Melbourne CBD (flexibility may be available)

Fishermans Bend is Australia's largest urban renewal project covering approximately 480 hectares in the heart of Melbourne. It consists of five precincts across two municipalities and connects Melbourne's CBD to the bay. The Taskforce works with the Fishermans Bend Development Board, across State Government, Councils, landowners, businesses, developers and the local and future communities to implement the vision for this priority precinct.  The vision reflects a global benchmark for smart sustainable development and integrated communities where people live, work and play.

The Senior Project Officer will prepare precinct plans for Fishermans Bend and develop and implement catalyst projects. You will have a strong understanding of the planning, infrastructure and development sector and will be responsible for consulting with a range of stakeholders across the development industry and state and local government to deliver the vision for Fishermans Bend.

For a confidential discussion, please call Emily Mottram, Executive Director Precinct Design on 03 8392 6836.

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.

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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