Natural Environment Project Officer

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Department: Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action
Work Type: Fixed term - flexible
Job Function: Environment
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Bendigo - Loddon area
Reference: VG/50939863N
Closing Date: 29-Jan-2023
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: until 30 June 2023
Attachments: Postion Description VPS4 x2 Fixed Term.docx (Word, 182KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Adrian Martins
0427 099 376

Position Details

Opportunity for growth and development, work in a dynamic team environment, enjoy a flexible and supportive culture and team environment, opportunity to influence sound development design with minimal environmental and biodiversity impact, contribute to positive biodiversity and ecosystem processes outcomes, strengthen customer experience and opportunity to make a regional difference.

Two key skills or qualities of the preferred candidate include strong experience in environmental impact assessment and statutory planning

Top three contributions the preferred candidate will make to the team, and group include: to lead and coordinate complex environmental impact assessment, influence and advise stakeholders of key environmental legislation and policy, support development of others

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • An appropriate tertiary qualification related to natural resource management and or relevant experience
  • Demonstrated expertise in natural resource assessment processes, preferably focused on biodiversity and native vegetation management and related legislation

There are two fixed term positions available until 30 June 2023. The work location for these positions are flexible, however Loddon Mallee Region is preferred.

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 Sunday, 29 January 2023.

Other relevant information:

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

DELWP 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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