Senior Regional Project Officer

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Department: Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action
Work Type: Fixed term - flexible
Job Function: Land Management
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Gippsland Region - Negotiable
Reference: VG/50963462JUL
Closing Date: 15-Jul-2024
Salary Range: $92,332 - $104,762
Job Duration: Until 30 June 2025
Attachments: PD - 50963462 VPSG4 Senior Regional Project Officer.docx (Word, 610KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Jim Noonan
0467 716 847

Position Details

This is an exciting opportunity to join a diverse project management team and work in one of the most beautiful parts of the world. The primary focus of this role will lead the delivery of storm debris projects across public land impacted by severe storms in west Gippsland. This is a diverse role and may also lead and support other projects across public land in Gippsland as required which may include roading, fuel management and visitor assets.

The successful applicant will be self-driven and a problem solver. They will have demonstrated experience in project management processes. Having a background in land management would be an advantage but is not essential.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • An appropriate qualification in science, natural resource management or approved equivalent. (Desirable)
  • Demonstrated experience in project management, with experience in delivering projects on public land, including roading, fuel management and forest management being an advantage.

This is a fixed term position available until 30 June 2025. The work location for this position is flexible within Gippsland with hybrid work arrangements available.

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 Monday, 15 July 2024.

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. 

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

DEECA 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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