Assistant Director

Job Details
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Department: Department of Premier & Cabinet
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Policy
Classification: EO3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1409090
Closing Date: 28-Jul-2019
Salary Range: $185,711 - $240,789
Job Duration: up to five years
Attachments: Position Description - Assistant Director- EO3- CSEM- July 2019.docx (Word, 182KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Tabitha Frith
(03) 9651 1042

Position Details

The Department of Premier and Cabinet welcomes applications from suitably qualified professionals for the position of Assistant Director, Community Security and Emergency Management.

Reporting to the Director of the Community Security and Emergency Management Branch, the Assistant Director supports the management of the team across the works areas of: security and government resilience policy; emergency management policy; protective security; and secretariat services for high level committees.

In this role you will be responsible for leading the delivery of high-level advice and supporting information to key security and emergency management decision makers during high profile and high impact emergencies. This will require you to liaise across the government and with other jurisdictions. Your previous experience will demonstrate your sound understanding of government, public policy, and expertise in security and emergency management policy and practice.

In this role you will work in partnership with the Director, using excellent people leadership skills, to develop and sustain a positive workplace culture.

The closing date for this position is midnight Sunday 28 July 2019. 

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 website

All applications should include:

  • a resume
  • a cover letter which addresses the key selection criteria (within three pages)

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 actively promotes diversity, inclusion and an equal opportunity workplace. We welcome applicants from all diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities. All roles at DPC can be worked flexibly, however it may differ from role to role. 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 or. call 13 22 15.

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