Heritage Registry Information Officer

Job Details
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Department: Department of Premier & Cabinet
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1467700
Closing Date: 14-Jul-2020
Salary Range: $85,279 - $96,759
Job Duration: 12 Months
Attachments: Position Description - Heritage Registry Information Officer - VPS4 - AV - June 2020.docx (Word, 190KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Oona Phillips
0439 248 420

Position Details

The Social Policy and Service Delivery Reform Group is responsible for Aboriginal affairs, multicultural affairs and citizenship, veterans' affairs, women, equality, the National Disability Insurance Scheme, education, justice, health and human services policy.

Aboriginal Victoria is responsible for; community strengthening, participation and engagement, management and protection of Victoria's cultural heritage and the effective implementation of the Aboriginal Lands Act 1970 and the Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006. AV works closely with and supports whole of government Aboriginal affairs priorities within the Department of Premier and Cabinet. 

We have an exciting opportunity for two talented and dedicated Heritage Registry Information Officer to join our team.

The Heritage Registry Information Officer plays a crucial role in administering section 144 and 145 of the Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006, maintaining the Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Register (VAHR) and will contribute to the daily activities of the Heritage Register to promote best practice management of heritage data.

This position sits within the Heritage Strategy, Registry and Information group who are responsible for developing and applying innovative information strategies to maintain Victoria's position at the forefront of Aboriginal cultural heritage protection and management in Victoria.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience or knowledge of the management of Aboriginal cultural heritage and Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006
  • Ability to be adaptable and flexible with dealing with competing priorities in pressured situation 
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders
  • Experience with managing database systems including the ability to interrogate, analyse and interpret complex data

The closing date for this position is midnight, Tuesday 14 July 2020.

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

How to apply:

Apply before the advertised closing date, all applications should include:

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

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to complete a Pre-employment Declaration and Consent form. 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.


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