Senior Policy Officer, Climate Change Policy

• Demonstrated ability to manage policy projects involving a multi-disciplinary project team

• Demonstrated ability to undertake and analysis to inform policy development

• Location: CBD Melbourne

The Energy, Environment and Climate Change Group comprises a broad range of policy and strategic areas in the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP). We work collaboratively with our Regional Services, portfolio agencies and stakeholders to deliver our policies and programs. The Group is made up of five divisions: Climate Change, Biodiversity, Land Management Policy, Energy Policy and Programs and Renewable Energy.
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Ongoing - Flexible
Job Function: Policy
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/920310
Closing Date: 03-Apr-2017
Salary Range: $90,890 - $109,969
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 920310 VPS 5 Senior Policy Officer, Climate Change Policy.docx (Word, 129KB)


Contact: Kylie Goodwin
(03) 9637 8123

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 Senior Policy Officer, Climate Change Policy will contribute to delivery of the government’s ambitious climate change policy agenda. This will involve managing projects to develop climate change mitigation and/or adaptation policy taking into consideration evolving national and international policy contexts. The Senior Policy Officer will undertake research and analysis to inform policy development, and provide strategic and timely advice on climate change mitigation and/or adaption policy issues.

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 3 April 2017.


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