Project Support Officer, Aboriginal Water Unit

We are looking for someone who has the skills below to perform in this role:

• Stakeholder Management

• Verbal Communication and Computer Skills

• Planning and Organising

Looking to work in a dynamic work environment, flexible and supportive team, if so this could be the role for you.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Ongoing - flexible
Job Function: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/50921700
Closing Date: 18-Mar-2020
Salary Range: $68,884 - $83,640
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 50921700 VPS 3 Project Support Officer - Aboriginal Water Unit PD.docx (Word, 128KB)

Contact: Paulo Lay
0407 094 320

Position Details

The position will undertake administrative tasks to support the Aboriginal Water Unit, in the delivery of the Aboriginal Water Program. The   position will support a team in an area of emerging work linked to the Water   for Victoria strategic plan, especially the coordination of internal and   external stakeholder engagement activities. This position will also contribute to, and be guided by, initiatives of Munganin Gadhaba the department's Aboriginal Inclusion Plan, and its successors.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • A knowledge of the contemporary issues and historical impacts affecting Aboriginal people across Victoria.
  • A tertiary qualification (or working towards a qualification) in, natural resource management, community development, business administration or equivalent would be highly regarded.

This position has been approved for Australian Aboriginals and/or Torres Strait Islander People. It is a designated position under the ‘special measures' section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. Only Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply for this position. Applicants will be required to provide a completed Aboriginality form.

This is a fixed term position for a period of 3 years.

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the key selection criteria and any job requirements specified in the position description. 

DELWP will conduct relevant and required checks about applicants and the information provided with an application.  Such checks will include but are not limited to:

  • A Statutory Declaration and Consent form consenting to DELWP contacting current and previous employer(s) to substantiate employment history, past conduct and performance is required.
  • A satisfactory National Police Check will be required (for all non-DELWP employees).

Applications close at midnight Wednesday 18 March 2020.

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