Solicitor

• Sets high standards of performance for self and others

• Uses analytical and conceptual skills to reason through problems

• Cooperates and works well with others in the pursuit of team goals

The Solicitor contributes to the delivery of priorities across the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning by providing legal and legislative advice on a broad range of subject matters.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Legal
Classification: Sol3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/923236D
Closing Date: 28-Jun-2018
Salary Range: $81,354 - $92,304
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 821937 VPS 4 Solicitor PD.docx (Word, 119KB)


Contact: Brent Hollingworth
(03) 9637 8357

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.

Here is an opportunity to develop experience in a key government in-house legal role, and contribute to the delivery of priorities across the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning by providing legal and legislative advice on a broad range of subject matters with a focus on teamwork and a customer-centric approach to service excellence. Get involved in a significant, specialised stream of legal work supporting the role of the Minister for Planning, the Planning Group in DELWP and DELWP more broadly in delivering on priority actions and in the prudent management of judicial and merits review litigation in the Planning portfolio.

The position requires a qualified lawyer, ideally with experience in working in government and with experience in administrative law, statutory interpretation, planning and environmental law, Crown land use and development, natural resource management or VCAT practice and procedure, and the ability to provide clear, accurate and timely advice

Experience in VCAT practice and procedure and planning and environment matters will be highly regarded.

This is a fixed term position available for a period of 18 months.

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 Thursday 28 June 2018.


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