Project Officer

• Opportunity to join the Places and Precincts team at DELWP

• Flexible working arrangements

• Location: Melbourne, near Parliament Station

The Places and Precincts Branch is focused on delivering election commitments and priority implementation actions of the government’s metropolitan planning strategy, Plan Melbourne, and eight Regional Growth Plans.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Ongoing - Flexible
Job Function: Planning
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/822146
Closing Date: 19-Jul-2019
Salary Range: $85,279 - $96,759
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: Position Description 50822146.docx (Word, 121KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Manager, Places and Precincts
Mia Davison, 03 8392 5576

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.

An exciting opportunity exists for a Project Officer to join the Places and Precincts team at DELWP. We are looking for an enthusiastic, reliable and technically proficient self-starter to work on significant flagship land use planning projects across Victoria as part of a flexible multi-disciplinary team. The Planning Implementation Division is responsible for delivering key planning strategies and projects. It plays a major role in working across government and with key agencies and stakeholders to ensure land use planning outcomes are integrated into all major government projects.

As the Project Officer, you will undertake complex research and analysis on land use planning or development issues as well as contribute to the delivery of projects and ensure the objectives are met by managing potential and emerging issues. This role offers a diversity of project work, training and development, and the opportunity to grow into a leadership role in the future.

You will have sound conceptual and analytical skills, including the ability to undertake research and identify strategic issues relevant to the Planning portfolio and develop appropriate solutions. A relevant qualification in Planning, Environment, Social Sciences, Economics, Landscape Design or equivalent is 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 Friday, 19 July 2019.


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