Regional Support Coordinator

Exciting opportunity to support Park Victoria's Northern Region across a range of operational and corporate initiatives!
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Department: Parks Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: PVO4
Work Location: Negotiable
Reference: VG/11855
Closing Date: 22-Aug-2021
Salary Range: $82,483 - $88,587
Job Duration: October 2022
Attachments: Position Description - 11855 - Regional Support Coordinator.docx (Word, 59KB)
Job Specification

Position Description - 11855 - Regional Support Coordinator.pdf (PDF, 188KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Daniel McLaughlin
(03) 8427 3400

Position Details

  • Support and assist the Regional Director and the Regional Leadership Team
  • Be a part of an innovative, world-class parks service
  • Fixed Term, Full Time opportunity located within the Northern Region (Negotiable)

About the branch

The Northern Region is responsible for the delivery of initiatives, programs and services. On-ground works and services will conserve environments, protect culture and heritage, manage visitor facilities and improve opportunities and support fire and emergency management. The Directorate resources will support environmental, social and economic outcomes for rural, regional and urban communities. Services will be delivered within the demands of the Directorate's Statewide fire and emergency role and in partnership with the community and other government agencies.

Each region consists of a diverse range of parks and reserves.  Staff working within the Region are responsible for providing efficient and effective implementation of a broad range of often complex park management functions including natural, cultural and built asset management, visitor management and services, stakeholder management, park planning and emergency response.

About the role and your responsibilities:  

The primary focus of your role is to provide high level support to the Regional Director in the management of the administrative, operational services for the Region. This includes undertaking a wide range of administrative, organisational and analytical duties.

As Regional Support Coordinator, you will support and assist the Regional Director and Regional Leadership Team in the overall management of the Region in the delivery of regional objectives and corporate initiatives. Your role will require a high level of administration, time management, stakeholder engagement and project management skills. You will have a strong focus on supporting the Region to manage senior stakeholder relationships both internally and externally to deliver time critical and politically sensitive projects.

To be successful for this role you will need:

  • Certificate qualification in office administration or business-related field and/or equivalent experience in a similar field is highly desirable.
  • Strong communications skills with a track record in dealing with politically sensitive stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated high level judgement experience in analytical problem solving and decision making.
  • Demonstrated experience in multiple portfolio management.
  • A current employee Working with Children Check is required.

Your application must include:

  • Your current Resume
  • A cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria (KSC) as outlined in the position description

Join our innovative organisation and enjoy what you do, apply today!

Application Closing date: Sunday 22 August 2021

Only people with Australian Citizenship, Permanent Residency or a non-citizen with a valid visa that provides work rights may apply for this position.

Parks Victoria requires all prospective employees to undergo a National Police Record Check prior to commencing employment.

Parks Victoria is committed to child safety and has zero tolerance for child abuse and all forms of harm to children, in accordance with the Victorian Child Safe Standards. All Parks Victoria staff are expected to support this commitment.

At Parks Victoria, we recognise that diversity and inclusion are central to being a modern, high-performing sustainable organisation that can deliver our strategic vision to be a “world class parks service ensuring healthy parks for healthy people.” 


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