Administration Officer

▲ Do you have a strong administrative background?
▲ Do you have an understanding of competency-based training?
▲ Do you have experience in database management?
▲ Diverse role, supporting a wide range of staff
▲ Ongoing role, offering development opportunities
▲ Reporting to the Surveyor-General of Victoria
▲ Melbourne CBD location, close to Parliament Railway Station
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Ongoing - Flexible
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/920630
Closing Date: 19-Dec-2018
Salary Range: $66,699 - $80,987
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: 920630 - Administration Officer VPS G 3 PD December 2018.pdf (PDF, 166KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Surveyor-General of Victoria
Craig Sandy (03) 9194 0284

Position Details

The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) brings together Victoria's planning, local government, environment, energy, suburban development, forests, emergency management, climate change and water functions into a single department to strengthen connections between the environment, community, industry and economy. It is tasked with ensuring that Victoria has the right conditions to enable economic growth, while delivering liveable, inclusive and sustainable communities. 

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.

Position purpose

The Administration Officer coordinates the processing of profession training agreements for graduate surveyors, administers Further Professional Education and Training activities for licensed surveyors, and assists with the administration of the Board's complaints-handling and disciplinary processes.  Working closely with the Executive Officer and as part of a small team, the Administration Officer is highly organised, has a strong customer focus, can prioritise tasks, and provides a broad range of administrative and support services to the Surveyors Registration Board of Victoria.

The role is diverse in its activities from board administration to event coordination to customer and industry liaison. There is an opportunity through the changing priorities to grow and develop in all aspects of statutory board functions inclusive of working within a dynamic team environment. 


  • Coordinate the processing of professional training agreements for graduate surveyors and their supervising surveyors. 
  • Provide advice and support to the Executive Officer, Board members, graduate surveyors, supervising surveyors, examiners and moderators in relation to professional training agreements.
  • Administer and maintain the Board's records, correspondence and databases.
  • Assist with the administration of Further Professional Education or Training for licensed surveyors.
  • Assist with the administration of the Board's complaints-handling and disciplinary processes.
  • Maintain the Board's web site by ensuring that information published online is accurate and current.
  • Contribute to the drafting of articles for publication in the Board's newsletters, presentations, correspondence, invitations, certificates and registration documents.
  • Organise venues, catering and hospitality for Board meetings, conferral of registration ceremonies, workshops and other Board events.

Specialist/Technical Expertise

  • An understanding of competency-based training is desirable.
  • Experience in database management and the ability to provide a broad range of administrative functions will be highly regarded. 

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. 

For a confidential discussion on the role, please call Craig Sandy, Surveyor-General of Victoria on (03) 9194 0284 

Applications close at 11:59 P.M. Wednesday, 19 December 2018.

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