Community Engagement Project Officer

Looking for an exciting new role and want to make a positive change? We are looking for a Community Engagement Project Officer to coordinate and support engagement on significant state government projects!
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Department: Parks Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: PVO5
Work Location: Melbourne - Southern Metro
Reference: VG/12347000/CEP
Closing Date: 01-Oct-2023
Salary Range: $94,300 - $101,278
Job Duration: 30-JUN-2025
Attachments: Position Description-11773-Community Engagement Project Officer (Marine and Maritime).pdf (PDF, 192KB)
Job Specification

Position Description-11773-Community Engagement Project Officer (Marine and Maritime).docx (Word, 94KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Nicholas Jansen

Position Details

About the role

Working as a member of the Southern and Maritime Region Community Engagement and Partnerships team, you will be responsible for working across multiple agencies, project teams and with external stakeholders. You will plan and deliver a leading practice engagement and communications strategy that focuses on clear and timely program information, negotiables, and community preferences and allows for meaningful opportunities for community influence.

We're looking for someone with:

  • Demonstrated experience and a strong commitment to providing timely and high-quality information to the public
  • Skills and experience in project management and governance
  • Previous experience, skills, or interest in a maritime or construction environment would be preferable 

If you don't tick every box in this job description, please don't rule yourself out. Research suggests that women and other people in underrepresented groups tend to only apply if they meet every requirement. We focus on hiring people who value inclusion, collaboration, adaptability, courage, and integrity, rather than ticking boxes – so if this resonates with you, then please apply.

Your application will need to include:

  • A current Resume
  • A Cover Letter.

Application Closing date: Sunday, 01 October 2023 

About Parks Victoria

Parks Victoria's vision is to be a world-class parks service, ensuring healthy parks for healthy people. It is a statutory authority with responsibility for managing an expanding and diverse estate covering more than 4 million hectares, or about 17 per cent, of Victoria.

Sound like you?

If this sounds like you, and you would like to help deliver our piers and maritime projects, then we would like to hear from you. For a confidential discussion about the role, call Nick Jansen, Manager of Community Engagement and Partnerships (Southern and Maritime Region) on 8427 3104 or apply online!

Organisational Commitments

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 prospective employees to undergo a National Police Record Check and Working with Children Check prior to commencing employment.

Parks Victoria recognises diversity and inclusion is everyone's business. We value a culture where everyone can be themselves at work, regardless of background, orientation, age or gender.

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

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