LBE Senior Program Officer (Contaminated Land)

Lead the delivery of contaminated land assessments, remediation and rehabilitation on Crown Land in the Port Phillip Region.
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed term - flexible
Job Function: Environment
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - Eastern Metro
Reference: VG/50937447-
Closing Date: 29-Sep-2022
Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735
Job Duration: until 30 September 2023
Attachments: 50937447 VPS5 LBE Senior Program Officer PD.docx (Word, 172KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Neil Daykin
0448 438 787

Position Details

The role of the Land and Built Environment Senior Program Officer (Contaminated Land) is to lead the contaminated land rehabilitation program on Crown Land in the Port Phillip Region, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements such as EPA Notices and to share contaminated land specialised skills across the regions within Victoria when needed.  As part of this growing role, it will include leading the delivery of other land focused infrastructure and risk programs and grants and supporting Crown Land managers.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Knowledge and experience in contaminated land rehabilitation and management, infrastructure and engineering, land management, and/or EPA laws and regulations are desirable.
  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline are desirable.  These may include contaminated land, engineering, earth sciences and project management.

This is a fixed term position available until 30 September 2023. This position is located at Knoxfield, Victoria.

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 Thursday, 29 September 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. Recruitment is subject to the prospective employee confirming their vaccination status as up to date 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.  

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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