Program Support Officer - Waste to Energy

We are at the forefront of transitioning Victoria to a circular, climate-resilient economy. Our vision is simple – drive down emissions and reduce our waste. We employ the brightest minds, create the boldest plans and stay true to our vision. Our relationships with the industry, government, private and community sectors are what primes Victoria to deliver economic growth and sector resilience. Collectively our work, when combined, drives down emissions towards zero net levels and reduces waste – because everyone deserves a cleaner environment now, and for decades to come. We are listed in the AFR Boss Best Places to Work for 2022 in the Government, Education & Not-For-Profit sector. We are an agency of the Victorian Government. Join us.
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Department: Sustainability Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/103023E
Closing Date: 31-Jan-2023
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: 2 years, 8 months
Attachments: PSO_4_Waste_to_Energy_PD_Nov_2022.pdf (PDF, 382KB)

Information for Applicants_Oct 2022.pdf (PDF, 345KB)

Contact: Matt Nelson

Position Details

VPS4.1 - Fixed term to 31/8/25

About the role

The Program Support Officer – Waste to Energy, will sit within Sustainability Victoria's Waste to Energy team and play a pivotal role delivering the Waste to Energy – Bioenergy Fund. The role is with the Infrastructure Investment group on the Waste to Energy Team. You will be responsible for delivering a wide range of project outcomes that support Victoria's transition to a circular economy and achievement of government waste and resource recovery policy, plans and strategy.

About you

The successful person will have excellent communication and negotiation skills, strong stakeholder engagement, and the ability to build relationships quickly. You will be required to work to critical timelines to achieve results with a wide variety of stakeholders. This position requires excellent technical project management skills in planning and documentation control. You will be required to use a framework to track, monitor, and report on many projects at once.

About us

Sustainability Victoria (SV) is a trusted delivery agency of the Victorian Government and a market enabler. We are passionate about creating a future where waste is designed out of the system and products and materials stay in our economy for as long as possible.

SV recognises that flexibility is an essential part of a diverse, agile, and high performing workforce. We strive to support all employees unique working situations while ensuring that the operational and strategic needs of SV are met. 

How to Apply

Applications including a resume and cover letter outlining your relevant expereince in line with the key accountabilities, are to be submitted online. All documents are to be attached as a Microsoft Office Word document.

Applications will close 11.59pm 31/1/23


Requirements and relevant information

  • In accordance with the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) guidelines in relation to COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions you are required to be fully vaccinated and your employment with SV is subject to proof of vaccination. At 1 September 2022 this means:*: three doses for all employees 49 years and under; four doses for those aged 50+ years; and optional fourth dose for those aged 30 – 49 years (*unless excepted)
  • Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa


At SV we are building an accessible and inclusive workforce.  We want to attract and retain people of all genders, ages, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities, and cultures including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage. 

We aim for an inclusive workplace that makes every employee feel valued while also acknowledging their differences and how these differences contribute to the organisation's culture and business outcomes

If you have a disability/medical condition and require a copy of this advertisement and attached documentation in an accessible format or would like to discuss an access requirement/reasonable adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact the Recruitment Team via email or on 8656 6746.


Current VPS employees should submit their application via Jobs & Skills Exchange (JSE)




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