Project Manager - Fishing and Boating Infrastructure

The VFA is a statutory authority established to facilitate the effective management of Victoria’s fisheries resources in a coordinated and strategic way that ensures their ongoing sustainability. The VFA functions to ensure that the Government, the recreational and commercial fishing sectors, and the Victorian community can share in and obtain the benefits from sustainable fisheries management. The VFA has around 170 employees located in the Melbourne CBD, metropolitan Melbourne and across regional Victoria.
Job Details
Department: Department of Transport
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Agriculture / Primary Industry
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/80014172
Closing Date: 26-Jun-2022
Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735
Job Duration: 12 Months
Attachments: Project Manager - Fishing and Boating Infrastructure.pdf (PDF, 495KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Duncan Hill, Project Development Manager
0400 518 426

Position Details

Project Manager, Fishing & Boating Infrastructure    

  • Annual Salary Range: VPS Grade 5  $103,920 to $125,735
  • Tenure: Fixed Term, 12 Months
  • Employment Type: Full Time / Fixed Term
  • Usual Work Location: Melbourne CBD (the department provides flexible working arrangements)


About the Team

The position will work closely with colleagues across the department and stakeholders operating within the boating industry and relevant Victorian Government departments, agencies, Local Government, Committees of Management and facility users / members of the public to implement various boating initiatives.

About the opportunity

The role of Project Manager is to work across the development and delivery of Boating and Fishing infrastructure projects.  This includes progressing concept and detailed designs, planning permits and approvals in addition to assisting asset managers to facilitate delivery of boating infrastructure projects. 

About You

  • Support the facilitation of boating project delivery by progressing concept designs with relevant asset managers and stakeholders.
  • Facilitate boating project delivery by overseeing detailed designs and approvals with relevant asset managers.
  • Work cooperatively with the Fishing and Boating Infrastructure/Better Boating Victoria team, relevant government departments/agencies, local governments, planning authorities to facilitate and/or manage boating initiatives.
  • Work with highly complex, at times contentious and sensitive information, and prepare and present authoritative technical, policy and program advice to the director, Chief Executive and Minister through technical reports, presentations, ministerial briefings, cabinet, and executive submissions.
  • Prepare relevant project management/procurement documentation, Funding and/or Management Agreements with relevant asset managers and implement associated governance arrangements.

For complete list of Key Accountabilities and Key Selection Criteria for position, please refer to the attached PD.

Culture and Benefits

The Victorian Fisheries Authority is committed to building a culture where flexible work arrangements are a focus to support different ways of working, helping employees balance work and life.


How to apply:

Applications should include a resume and a covering letter. Applications close 11.59pm on Sunday 26 June 2022

For a confidential discussion, please contact Duncan Hill, Project Development Manager on 0400 518 426

Please note: This position requires the successful employee to provide evidence of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or medical evidence which confirms the individual is unable to receive a dose, or a further dose, of a COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical contraindication or an acute medical illness.

Failure to comply with this condition of employment will impact your eligibility for employment in this position with DoT.

Preferred applicants may be subject to pre-employment checks.

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