Project Officer

Facilitate the implementation of rural water infrastructure projects and feasibility studies including ongoing monitoring of funding and reporting.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed term - flexible
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/50927680A
Closing Date: 30-Jan-2022
Salary Range: $88,955 - $100,930
Job Duration: until 30 December 2022
Attachments: 50927680 VPS4 Project Officer PD.docx (Word, 177KB)
Job Specification

Contact: John Johnstone
0411 153 457

Position Details

This is a key position in the dynamic and challenging area relating to the management of Victoria's rural water corporations. The Project Officer will provide input to policy development, stakeholder management and project support related to the project governance and oversight of the rural water corporations.

The Project Officer will play a key role in project governance processes and will work closely with Victoria's rural water corporations, other sections of the Water and Catchments Group, other Divisions of DELWP, and other Government departments.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • An appropriate qualification in engineering, science, natural resource management or an approved equivalent is desired.
  • A current Victorian Drivers Licence is required.

This is a fixed term position available until 30 December 2022.

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the Key Selection Criteria detailed in the position description, including the Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications and capabilities sections. 

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Sunday, 30 January 2022.

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.

Applicants must possess corresponding work rights to be eligible for appointment for the advertised employment period. To be appointed to an ongoing position you must be an Australian Permanent Resident or an Australian/New Zealand citizen.

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.


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