Policy Officer NVR Support

• Environment

• Monitoring and Evaluation

• Location: Level 2, 8 Nicholson St, East Melbourne

The Regulatory Strategy and Design Branch is looking for a Policy Officer to work in a multi-disciplinary team to implement the native vegetation removal regulations.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Ongoing - Flexible
Job Function: Policy
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/818295C
Closing Date: 26-Feb-2018
Salary Range: $81,354 - $92,304
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 818295 VPS4 Policy Officer NVR Support PD Feb2018.docx (Word, 107KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Penny Croucamp
(03) 9637 8895

Position Details

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.

The Policy Officer will also support the Branch in the development and implementation of regulatory frameworks to manage Victoria's environmental assets. The role will work with internal and some external stakeholders to promote the awareness and consistent application of regulatory practice. The Policy Officer will deliver supporting projects detailed in the review Outcomes report, including compliance and enforcement, monitoring and evaluation, stakeholder advisory group, and the review of the offset aimed at identifying any hurdles and further developing the offset market. They will also be responsible for preparing for, co-ordinating and responding to the planned Victorian Auditor General Audit scheduled for 2019/20.

The successful candidate will have an understanding of the environment, regulatory systems and government processes, have good written skills, be highly organised and have a close attention to detail. Understanding of the native vegetation clearing regulations and/or the planning system would be useful but is not essential.

This is an ongoing position.

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the key selection criteria and any job requirements specified in the position description. 

Applications close at midnight Monday, on 26 February 2018.


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