Senior Policy Officer, Windfarm Noise Program

• Opportunity to work for the Environment and Climate Change

• Flexible working options

• Melbourne CBD Location

Work in a multi-disciplinary team to deliver projects relating to policy, regulatory and legislative reforms to achieve improved protection of human health and the environment.
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed term - flexible
Job Function: Policy
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/50934885
Closing Date: 18-Sep-2019
Salary Range: $98,396 - $119,052
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: VPS5 senior policy officer WFN program.docx (Word, 111KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Michelle Mchugh
0429 701 801

Position Details

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.

The Environment Protection branch is leading a significant program of policy and legislative reform to deliver improved environment protection to the state of Victoria. Provide expert, authoritative and timely advice on Environment Protection policy and regulatory options for windfarm noise in Victoria to the Minister, department's executives and portfolio agencies. Initiate, build and manage effective working relationships with stakeholder including other state government agencies, other jurisdictions, and industry, community and environment interest groups, to facilitate effective, evidence-based policy analysis and development and delivery.

To be successful in this position, you will have demonstrated high level policy skills, strong conceptual and analytical skills and experience in governance and stakeholder management. The role requires proven communication and interpersonal skills in order to undertake engagement across the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning and with stakeholders across government and portfolio agencies, local government and industry. You will have a flexible and responsive attitude to your work.

This is a fixed term position available until 30 June 2020.

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. 

Applications close at midnight Wednesday, 18 September 2019.

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