Heritage Assessment Support Officer

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Department: Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action
Work Type: Fixed term - flexible
Job Function: Planning
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/-50822072/-
Closing Date: 05-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $72,751 - $88,336
Job Duration: Until 30 June 2023
Attachments: 50822072 VPSG3 Heritage Assessment Support Officer - PD.docx (Word, 953KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Janet Sullivan
(03) 8508 1305

Position Details

Please note: Due to Machinery of Government changes under Section 30 of the Public Administration Act (PPA), effective 1 January 2023, your employment will be with the Department of Transport and Planning. Corporate Services, including payroll, will be provided by Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action while a process for the formal transfer of staff in impacted areas is implemented.

The Heritage Assessment Support Officer will contribute to the work of the multi-disciplinary team delivering Heritage Victoria's statutory functions under Part 5 of the Heritage Act 2017. The position will be responsible for supporting heritage officers with the assessment of statutory applications in relation to changes proposed for heritage places and objects included in the Victorian Heritage Register. This position will liaise with clients, consultants and other stakeholders on statutory processes and administrative functions.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • A tertiary qualification in a heritage related discipline including but not limited to architecture, conservation, engineering, planning, landscape or horticulture with experience in heritage conservation is preferred.

This is a fixed term position available until 30 June 2023. The work location for this position is 2 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne with hybrid work arrangements available.

To be considered for this position, applicants are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter (no longer than 2 pages) summarising their skills and relevant experience.

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Sunday, 05 February 2023.

Other relevant information:

For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.  Recruitment is subject to the prospective employee confirming their vaccination status as up to date (3 doses) or providing evidence that they are medically exempt.

To be eligible for appointment to this role, applicants will possess corresponding work rights for the advertised employment period. Appointment to an ongoing position is only available to an Australian/New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.  

A Diverse, Inclusive and Flexible Workplace

DEECA welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and we focus on the essential requirements of the job and being consistent and fair in our treatment of all applicants. We also understand that a balanced life is important to our employees. Talk to us about our flexible options such as working some days from home, starting early or late, working part time, job sharing or accessing paid or unpaid leave.


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