Manager, Yallourn Emergency Management

The Manager of Yallourn Emergency Management will lead a small team charged with overseeing a high-profile work program dedicated to the Yallourn emergency response.
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed term - flexible
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/50942099B
Closing Date: 29-Sep-2021
Salary Range: $125,893 - $168,473
Job Duration: 18 Months - Flexible
Attachments: VPS6 - Manager, Yallourn Emergency Policy.docx (Word, 176KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Lashae Roulston
0436 949 746

Position Details

 In response to the storms and flooding in June 2021, a team has been established to work across departments and oversee the high‑profile work program dedicated to the response and recovery of the Yallourn Morwell River Diversion (MRD).

The Manager will lead the team and work closely with key members of the interdepartmental project team to ensure the repairs and recovery works as agreed to by the Victorian Government are being undertaken. This role will require strong policy experience and stakeholder engagement skills, which will be essential to work through complicated, technical policy and risk issues in a collaborative way.

This is an exciting opportunity to play a critical role in managing a major government priority. 

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • A relevant tertiary degree/qualification in law, economics or commerce, or public policy and administration.
  • Previous experience working within the government and in a policy role is highly desirable.

This is a fixed term position available for a period of 18 months.

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 Wednesday, 29 September 2021.

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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