Policy Officer - Intergovernmental Strategic Projects

• Implementation of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan

• Small Team

• Location: Melbourne CBD

Work in a small team focussed on Victoria’s implementation of Murray-Darling Basin Plan and national reform.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Policy
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/822682A
Closing Date: 23-Apr-2018
Salary Range: $81,354 - $92,304
Job Duration: 3 years
Attachments: 822682 VPS4 Policy Officer - PDApril2018.docx (Word, 130KB)

Contact: Rozi Boyle
(03) 9637 9386

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 assist with work across the Water and Catchments Group, the Department of Environment Land, Water and Planning and other Victorian jurisdictions on matters related to Basin Plan implementation. Lead Water and Catchments Group's coordination of meetings papers and briefings for various intergovernmental committees (including the Ministerial Council and Basin Officials Committee). Effectively communicate , in writing and verbally, policy issues and processes solutions to stakeholders that consistent with the departments standards and guidelines.

A relevant qualification and/or experience in in engineering, science, natural resource management, or equivalent is desirable but not essential. Knowledge and understanding of government processes, in particular briefing, coordination and meeting processes, is desirable.

This is a fixed term – Flexible position until 30 June 2020

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, 23 April 2018.

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