IT Security Advisor

• Join a growing cyber security team

• Make a difference and strengthen security practices

• Location: Melbourne CBD

Information Services Division (ISD) provides DELWP and its customers with the information and the ICT tools for effective and efficient operations and to enable a ‘one-stop-shop’ approach.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Ongoing - Flexible
Job Function: IT and Telecommunications
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/921928
Closing Date: 17-Feb-2019
Salary Range: $96,942 - $117,293
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: IT Security Advisor 921928 VPS 5 PD.docx (Word, 114KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Astrid D'Silva, Information Security Manager
0400 031 756

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 to join the growing cyber security team in a major Victorian Government department. The department is a dynamic work environment with flexible and supportive culture. This will be your opportunity to make a difference and strengthen security practices.

The IT Security Advisor is accountable for providing technical advice and support to ensure the integrity and accessibility of DELWP information and data is protected in line with DELWP ICT and Cyber Security strategies. Working closely with colleagues in the Information and Cyber Security Team, and with internal and external technology partners and vendors, the IT Security Advisor will interpret legislative and policy requirements to provide expert advice on IT security, conduct information security threat and risk assessments, manage and report on information security incidents and develop and strengthen the department's information security posture through strategic contribution.

Highly desirable, the successful candidate will hold a tertiary qualification in information security, computer science or related discipline and security certifications, i.e. CISM, CISSP, CRISC, CISA, or other security certifications. The candidate must also demonstrate excellent working knowledge of relevant information security standards and their applicability, and considerable work experience providing expert IT security advice across a wide range of business systems and IT infrastructure.

This is an ongoing position available.

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 Sunday 17 February 2019.

To apply online and for further information on position description and selection criteria visit

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