Regulatory Information & Guidance Officer

• Secretariat responsibilities

• Utilise your project support skills

• Location: Negotiable

Apply your project support skills in this forward-thinking state government department.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed term - flexible
Job Function: Environment
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Negotiable
Reference: VG/50935140
Closing Date: 29-Sep-2019
Salary Range: $68,884 - $83,640
Job Duration: 2 years
Attachments: PD - 50935140 VPS3 Regulatory Information and Guidance.docx (Word, 124KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Brian Wearne
0438 018 679

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 Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) has a requirement to fill a Regulatory Information and Guidance Officer vacancy within the Office of the Conservation Regulator (OCR).  The OCR is accountable for the delivery of DELWP's regulatory responsibilities in timber harvesting, biodiversity, fire prevention and public land use. The OCR's mission is to be an effective, trusted, best practice regulator – increasing transparency, improving relationships and regulatory capability to deliver on regulatory outcomes.

The Regulatory Information and Guidance Officer contributes to the development of clear positions, statements and guidance on how the Regulator interprets and intends to apply the law. This role will provide the Office of the Conservation Regulator staff and the community clarity on how the law will be administered transparently and consistently.

The Regulatory Information and Guidance Officer contributes to Statements of Regulatory Intent and other regulatory guidance to support compliance with the law and shall provide advice to operational teams on the application of the law.  Further they shall undertake policy research and analysis to inform the development of environment protection reforms and other government priorities.

The successful candidate will bring to the role their knowledge and understanding of conservation frameworks and departmental processes.  They will have exceptional verbal and written communication skills as they shall advise across all levels at DELWP and therefore, to a diverse audience - and are able to apply these skills with ease.

You have achieved a Super Hero status from your previous colleagues and managers for being extremely organised in your planning, organising and multi-tasking – they have relied on you to successfully deliver to meet the team's objectives. You keep your finger on the pulse of your work. This style of work comes natural to you, you do not get flustered, distracted or overwhelmed; and are able to stay on course whilst multiple projects occur simultaneously.

You will bring solid self-management capabilities and stakeholder management skills; be a team-oriented employee, have volumes of energy and professional enthusiasm that will lead you to demonstrate the required initiative and flexibility.

This is a fixed term position until 21 October 2021.

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, Sunday 29 September 2019.


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