Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Coordinator

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) was established 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 15 portfolios and operates across metropolitan, regional and international offices. We also oversee various public entities, including public corporations, regulatory authorities and specialist boards.

The Department strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities.

Our values are accountability, integrity and respect, and underpin everything we do.

Job Details
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Department: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Negotiable
Reference: VG/080402AD
Closing Date: 05-Dec-2021
Salary Range: $102,637 - $124,183
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Aboriginal cultural heritage coordinator PD_VPS 5.docx (Word, 833KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Sharyn Williams
0408 335 027

Position Details

  • $102,637 to 124,183 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Fixed Term 30 June 2023
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: VIC (flexibility may be available)

Agriculture Victoria is seeking applications for an euthanistic senior project manager to join the Plants Chemicals and Invasive Unit (PCI) to lead engagement with Registered Aboriginal Parties and other key stakeholder to build awareness of Aboriginal cultural heritage and invasive species management throughout Victoria.

We are looking for an energetic, innovative and thoughtful candidate who has enthusiasm for working in a diverse team to deliver quality services to the Victorian community.

The purpose of this role is to work collaboratively with Registered Aboriginal Parties and other key stakeholders to develop communication materials that can be used by private and public land managers to assist with the management of established invasive species in culturally sensitive landscapes.

The successful candidate will be connected to the Victorian Aboriginal community, have well developed communication skills and an ability to engage and work with key stakeholders involved in invasive species management and Aboriginal cultural heritage.  This is a fixed term position until 30 June 2023 funded through the Federal Governments Established Pest Animals and Weeds Management Pipeline Program.

ONLY ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER PEOPLE ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY AS THIS POSITION IS EXEMPT UNDER THE SPECIAL MEASURES PROVISION OF S12(1) OF THE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY ACT (VIC).

Additional Information

The Biosecurity and Agriculture Services (BAS) branch designs and delivers services, provides technical advice and influences policy to support the agriculture sector to achieve sustainable growth while managing risks and minimising adverse impacts to the economy, environment and public health and safety

For a confidential discussion, please contact Sharyn Williams, Director, Plant Chemicals and Invasive on 0408 335 027.

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 5 December 2021.


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