Project Officer - Predictive Services

• Grow Victoria’s capability to model the behavior of bushfire and other hazards

• Work with an innovative team on emergency management projects

• Location: East Melbourne

• Workplace flexibility

The Project Officer - Predictive Services, is a member of the Bushfire Risk Assessment Unit in DELWP’s Strategy Capability and Innovation Division. Victoria’s Predictive Services program includes the development of hazard prediction tools and modelling systems, data and training, to improve Victoria’s emergency management agencies’ ability to respond to hazard events (including bushfires, smoke, toxic plume events and floods) and manage their impacts on Victorian communities.
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Natural Resource Management
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/922289
Closing Date: 02-Apr-2017
Salary Range: $78,773 - $89,375
Job Duration: 2 Years
Attachments: 922289 - VPS4 PD Project Officer Predictive Services.docx (Word, 129KB)

Contact: Natalie Tostovrsnik
(03) 9637 8578 /

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 Project Officer reports to the Senior Project Manager – Predictive Services. They will coordinate the design and application of predictive services technology, support governance of the program and manage the training and capability building of analysts. The Project Officer will also be responsible for daily project management and administration, the maintenance of tools and contract management.

This is a fixed term position for a period of 2 years.

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, on 2 April 2017.

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