Land and Built Environment Program Officer (Coastal Projects)

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Department: Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action
Work Type: Ongoing - flexible
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - Eastern Metro
Reference: VG/-50926755
Closing Date: 01-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 50926755 VPS4 LBE Program Officer (Coastal Projects) Jan 2023.docx (Word, 963KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Stephanie Gaut or 0436633416

Position Details

The Land & Built Environment Program Officer (Coastal Projects) will work as part of a regional Land and Built Environment team to collaborate with the Statewide Coastal Programs team and other regions within the Forest, Fire and Regions Group to deliver coastal adaptation projects.

The Land & Built Environment Program Officer (Coastal Projects) will implement a strategic, risk-based approach to respond to coastal hazards, including the maintenance, upgrading and replacement of coastal protection assets and other measures such as sand nourishment and nature-based methods.

The role will also provide support to coastal land managers to ensure a portfolio approach to coastal protection, implementing asset management practices that align with the DELWP Coastal Protection Asset Management plan and Victoria's Asset Management Accountability Framework (AMAF).

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • An undergraduate degree in marine and coastal science, environmental science or natural resource management is desirable.
  • Demonstrated experience of coastal engineering skills or related technical skills is desirable.
  • Demonstrated experience in one or more of the following fields is essential: marine and coastal management, procurement, construction and contract management, asset management or program management.
  • An appropriate qualification in asset management and/or Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is desirable.

This is an ongoing position. The work location for this position is flexible within Port Phillip region 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 Wednesday, 1 February 2023.

Other relevant information:

If you are current Victorian Public Service (VPS) employee, employed on an ongoing, fixed term or casual basis you are eligible to apply for this role. People on labour hire contracts, such as agency staff and contractors, are not eligible to apply.

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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