Planning Officer (Asset and Risk)

An exciting opportunity for a Planning Officer (Asset and Risk) to grow, implement, and coordinate the varied regional built asset management and visitor risk programs.
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Department: Parks Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Asset Management and Planning
Classification: PVO5
Work Location: Melbourne - Eastern Metro
Reference: VG/30941000
Closing Date: 30-Sep-2022
Salary Range: $93,366 - $100,275
Job Duration: April 2023
Attachments: Position Description - 30941 - Planning Officer (Asset and Risk).docx (Word, 89KB)
Job Specification

Position Description - 30941 - Planning Officer (Asset and Risk).pdf (PDF, 200KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Denine Teesdale
0417 101 405

Position Details

  • Be part of a supportive and motivated team culture
  • Competitive salary + Superannuation + Development plans for career progression
  • Enjoy a balance between office and field/site visits to parks 

About the role

As the Planning Officer (Asset and Risk), your primary focus will be to implement the new asset management information system and imbed this into normal business functions. You will be responsible for the co-ordination, implementation and reporting on multiple asset management and visitor risk management programs across the many varied parks within Melbourne Region.

We're looking for someone with:

  • High level of experience in asset planning/management and risk management
  • Demonstrated experience in provision of quality communication and technical advice - written and verbal
  • Extensive experience delivering on multiple project goals on time and on budget
  • Previous experience engaging with and managing varied stakeholders - internal and external
  • A current Victorian driver's licence is essential

Your application will need to include:

  • A current Resume
  • A cover letter

Application Closing date: Sunday 02 October 2022

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 build on our asset management activities, then we would like to hear from you. For a confidential discussion about the role, call Denine Teesdale on 0417 101 405 or apply online!

Why Work For Us?

  • Structured salary progression, including annual performance-based salary increases
  • Incremental salary increases twice a year, as per the Parks Victoria Enterprise Agreement 2021
  • Generous employee discounts at MacPac through our corporate partnership
  • Work life balance through hybrid working arrangements, in accordance with government guidelines
  • Supportive culture to undertake personal development and secondment employment opportunities
  • Commitment to wellbeing through our dedicated Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Inclusive employment support for Aboriginal and ATSI staff, including cultural leave entitlements

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, that brings out our best, values everyone's contribution and works within a flexible working environment, ultimately reflecting the community we serve.

Parks Victoria's policies require the successful applicant to be up-to-date based on Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) vaccination advice. The successful applicant for this role will be required to provide evidence of vaccination or exemption status as part of the recruitment process.

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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