Heritage Project Officer, Loddon Mallee Heritage Programs

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Department: Department of Premier & Cabinet
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: North West - Bendigo
Reference: VG/1318715
Closing Date: 28-Feb-2018
Salary Range: $81,354 - $92,304
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - VPS4 Heritage Project Officer - Aboriginal Victoria (Feb 2018).docx (Word, 185KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Diana Smith
(03) 4433 8040

Position Details

Aboriginal Victoria works in partnership with Aboriginal Victorians to deliver the Victorian Government's agenda for Aboriginal Affairs including whole of government social policy reforms. Aboriginal Victoria puts the fundamental human rights of Aboriginal Victorians - including self-determination, equality, participation and cultural rights - at the heart of its social policy reforms, community strengthening and engagement, and cultural heritage management and protection.

This position is an operational role that works with a team of two other staff to manage Aboriginal cultural heritage in the Loddon Mallee region, based in Bendigo. Loddon Mallee is one of Aboriginal Victoria's five regional heritage teams across the state. The region is geographically diverse and covers and area from the ranges at Macedon to the Murray River at Echuca and arid landscapes in the north-west of Victoria to the South Australian border. The role works closely with Traditional Owners, public land managers and local governments in the region to manage and protect Aboriginal cultural heritage.

This is a key role in Aboriginal Victoria's regional delivery of cultural heritage management. The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate an ability to provide strategic advice in relation to complex and sensitive issues. Formal qualifications, or extensive experience in cultural heritage management, are a requirement of this position. Aboriginal candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

The closing date for this position is midnight Wednesday 28 February 2018.

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

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 which addresses the key selection criteria (within three pages)

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.

We work for the people of Victoria by helping the government achieve its strategic objectives. We do this by supporting the Premier, Deputy Premier, Special Minister of State, the Ministers for Aboriginal Affairs, Equality, Multicultural Affairs and Veterans, as well as the Cabinet.

DPC is proud to participate in Recruit Smarter, an initiative of the Victorian Government to address unconscious bias in recruitment practices. For more information on Recruit Smarter, please visit www.vic.gov.au/recruit-smarter or call 13 22 15.

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