Community & Partnerships Program Officer

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Department: Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action
Work Type: Ongoing - flexible
Job Function: Environment
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Hume Region - Negotiable
Reference: VG/50926551CO
Closing Date: 05-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD DEECA -50926551 VPS4 Community & Partnerships Program Officer.docx (Word, 953KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Chelsea Cherry or 0439 315 410

Position Details

If you are looking to support Hume regional communities to advance their climate change adaptation and renewable energy priorities, this could be the job for you. We operate in a dynamic work environment which looks for opportunities to make a difference. We have a flexible and supportive team culture and look for opportunities to work collaboratively to achieve great outcomes for our communities.

We are looking for candidates who have strong community and stakeholder engagement skills with experience in project and program delivery, who are passionate about supporting communities to adapt to the impacts of climate change and transition to a renewable energy future.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Demonstrated understanding and experience working in the climate change mitigation/adaptation and renewable energy science, policy and programs fields.
  • Qualifications and / or experience related to stakeholder and community engagement is desirable.

This is an ongoing position. The work location for this position is flexible within the Hume Region.

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, 5  February 2023.

Other relevant information:

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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