Project Officer, Regional Victoria

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.

Job Details
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Department: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Arts and Sports
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/033140B
Closing Date: 02-Apr-2020
Salary Range: $68,884 - $83,640
Job Duration: 2 years
Attachments: SRR - PD - Regional - Project Officer Regional Victoria - VPS3 - Vacant.docx (Word, 112KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Jane Ferguson
0400 017 429

Position Details

Project Officer, Regional Victoria

  • $68,884 to $83,640 (plus Superannuation)
  • Fixed Term / 2 years
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: 50 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne (flexibility may be available)

The position of Project Officer, Regional Victoria forms a part of the Sport and Recreation Branch within Creative, Sport and Visitor Economy Group. The Creative, Sport and Visitor Economy Group works to strengthen Victoria's reputation as Australia's leading cultural, sport, racing, tourism and events destination, and ensure the best cultural and sporting experiences are accessible to everyone.

The Project Officer, Regional Victoria role supports sport and recreation staff in regional and rural Victoria, to ensure the timely administration, implementation and management of Sport and Recreation Victoria (SRV)'s investment in to community sport and recreation infrastructure projects, participation programs, and strategic planning initiatives.

SRV, within the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions, manages several investment programs that seek to increase participation in community sport and recreation by maximising the delivery of outcomes most aligned to Victorian Government objectives and those within Active Victoria.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Support the Sport and Recreation Victoria Regional Team to liaise with and build relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders, including local government authorities, in relation to community sport and recreation infrastructure projects and programs.
  • Support the management, implementation and monitoring of community sport and recreation infrastructure funded projects.
  • Timely and accurate preparation of Ministerial event and background briefings, correspondence, reports and information on issues relating to community infrastructure projects and issues.
  • Undertake research and analysis of project related issues, to provide information and support to regional staff and key stakeholders. 
  • Undertake a range of activities that contribute to the development of professional knowledge and understanding of community sport and recreation infrastructure, among key stakeholders in rural and regional Victoria. 

For a confidential discussion, please call Jane Ferguson, Manager, Regional Facilitation on 0400 017 429.

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 refer to the attached position description.

How to Apply

Please click the ‘Apply Now' button. As part of the application process, you will need to provide a copy of your resume and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria outlined in the position description.

Applications close at midnight on 2 April 2020.

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