Policy and Projects Officer, Aboriginal Affairs Policy

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Department: Department of Premier & Cabinet
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1311114
Closing Date: 20-Dec-2017
Salary Range: $79,955 - $90,716
Job Duration: Until 30th June 2019
Attachments: Position Description - VPS4 - VAEB Policy and Projects Officer - AAP - Nov17.docx (Word, 184KB)
Job Specification

Application Form - VPS4 - Project and Policy Officer - AAP - Dec17.docx (Word, 159KB)
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Contact: Sarah Kitchen, Senior Project Officer
03 9651 5023

Position Details

The Department of Premier and Cabinet is looking to appoint an enthusiastic Aboriginal or Torres Strait lslander person to support the Victorian Aboriginal Economic Board to build Aboriginal employment, economic prosperity and enterprise across Victoria.

Employed in the Aboriginal Affairs Policy branch, the Policy and Projects Officer will have responsibility for:

  • Providing secretariat support to the Victorian Aboriginal Economic Board;
  • Contributing to projects and policy analysis related to Aboriginal economic policy; and
  • Providing advice to the Premier, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and department executives.

The successful candidate will have strong planning and organisational skills, work collaboratively and be relationship focused. 

The role is based in Melbourne and offered on a fixed term basis until 30 June 2019.  It is a full time position and the hours of work are flexible.

This is a designated position under section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. Only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply for this position.

The closing date for this position is midnight Wednesday 20th December 2017.

How to apply:

Apply before the advertised closing date via the http://careers.vic.gov.au website

All applications should include:

  • a resume
  • a cover letter
  • a completed application form

Please refer to the contact on the position description if you have any questions regarding the job vacancy.

Other relevant information:

Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check.

DPC is an equal opportunity employer and our recruitment process focuses on essential skills and abilities. We welcome applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds and people with disabilities.

DPC values its people and is committed to attracting, developing and retaining diverse talent. DPC actively promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace and does not discriminate based on age, sex, carer or parental status, disability, race, religious belief, sexual orientation, gender identity or other characteristics.

DPC is committed to supporting our employees balance their work and life commitments. Flexible working arrangements give our employees more control over when, where and how they work. All roles at DPC can be worked flexibly, the types of flexibility may differ from role to role.

The Department of Premier and Cabinet's vision is to be recognised and respected leaders in whole-of-government policy and performance.


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