Policy Officer

For nearly 50 years, EPA Victoria (EPA) has helped make our state a healthier, more liveable place.

As Victoria’s environmental regulator, we set and enforce environmental standards to help ensure all Victorians can enjoy clean air, healthy waterways and pollutant-free land.

To achieve the best possible environmental outcomes for Victoria, we’re increasingly shifting our focus from minimising the effects of environmental harm, to preventing it from happening in the first place.

To help us achieve this, we’re now recruiting. By working at EPA you can enjoy a meaningful career with great work-life balance, while building a better future for our environment.

Job Details
Careers Logo
Department: Environment Protection Authority
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Policy
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/601178
Closing Date: 01-Nov-2020
Salary Range: $86,558 - $98,210
Job Duration: 30/6/2022
Attachments: VPS4 Waste and Land - Policy Officer 601178 2020 PD.pdf (PDF, 291KB)
Job Specification

PC-FM-PreEmployment Screening StatDec and Consent.docx (Word, 124KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Mark Bannister - Team Leader - Policy
8458 2384

Position Details

This role supports the delivery of selected EPA actions under the new circular economy policy Recycling VictoriaRecycling Victoria is the Victorian Government's 10-year action plan to fundamentally transform our recycling sector, reduce waste, create thousands of jobs and set Victoria up for a more sustainable future.  

The foundation of a circular economy is a strong demand for recycled materials.  The role of Policy Officer will support delivery of an established workplan to reduce regulatory barriers and provide regulatory certainty for recovered materials. Responding to emerging issues and needs in relation to the delivery of the Project Plan and anticipate future issues. The Policy Officer will work collaboratively with other members of the team to support policy development under Recycling Victoria. They will have demonstrated experience working on projects with multi-stakeholders to develop practical evidence based policy.  

How to Apply:

Applicants are invited to apply online via EPA Career Services. Applicants should submit:

  • Cover letter addressing your experience, motivations and suitability to the role
  • Resume including contact details of two referees.

Applications close midnight on Monday, 1 November 2020. For further information on this role, please refer to the attached position description.

All queries in relation to this role should be directed to Mark Bannister - Team Leader - Policy & Regulation via on 8458 2384.

If you would like further information on this role, please refer to the attached position description.

Please include the contact details of two referees with your application.

EPA Victoria requires all prospective employees to undergo a National Criminal Record Check prior to an employment offer being made.

If you require a copy of this advertisement or any attached documentation in an accessible format such as large print, please call the recruitment team on 1300 372 842.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are invited to call the recruitment team on 1300 372 842  for advice and support with your application.

All applications will be treated confidentially. EPA Victoria is an equal opportunity employer, with a commitment to merit, equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We utilise merit-based selection. Therefore, you are not required to share personal information such as gender, age, culture etc. unless you so wish.

Please do not email your application.

For further information on Environment Protection Authority Victoria, please visit www.epa.vic.gov.au

From here...