Policy Officer

• Contribute to a number of projects designed to improve building outcomes

• Be part of a dynamic work environment

• East Melbourne Location

The Policy Officer will work as part of a high performing team to contribute to the delivery of key government reforms to Victoria’s building and plumbing systems.
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/822191JAN19
Closing Date: 30-Jan-2019
Salary Range: $84,019 - $95,329
Job Duration: Ongoing - flexible
Attachments: 822191 Policy Officer Position Description.pdf (PDF, 159KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Emmalene Gottwald
(03) 9637 8197

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.

Do you want to join a dynamic work environment with a flexible and supportive culture?

Do you want the opportunity to influence and lead change in the built environment?

The building sector is a cornerstone of Victoria's economic development and critical to the continued competitiveness and health of the Victorian economy. The Building Policy Branch is responsible for strategic policy development and reform to deliver the Government's priorities for the building sector. This includes responding to the challenges of population growth and changes in construction techniques to ensure a high quality, safe and sustainable built environment.

The Policy Officer will work as part of a high performing team to contribute to the delivery of key government reforms to Victoria's building sector. The role will contribute to a number of projects designed to improve building outcomes for the industry, practitioners and consumers. Experience in the development of policy and/or legislation is desirable. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate strong communication and problem-solving skills, as well as the ability to develop innovative policy options that are supported by advice which is factual, accurate and suitable for its audience. A tertiary qualification in law, public policy, economics or a related discipline is desirable.

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, Wednesday 30 January 2019.


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