Senior Natural Environment Program Officer (Rural Drainage)

• Support of a state-wide strategy to manage rural drainage

• Stakeholder management

• Location: Bendigo

Support the delivery of a state-wide strategy to manage rural drainage.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Natural Resource Management
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: North West - Bendigo
Reference: VG/923290
Closing Date: 24-Sep-2017
Salary Range: $92,253 - $111,619
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: 923292 VPS 5 Senior Natutal Environment Program Officer (Rural Drinage) PD Sept 2017.docx (Word, 107KB)

Contact: Aaron Gay
Ph: (03) 5430 4364

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 Project Officer will report to the Regional Manager, Natural Environment Programs and lead DELWPs regional input into a review of environmental approvals to support the delivery of a state-wide strategy to manage rural drainage. The development of a state-wide strategy for rural drainage through an open and consultative process is a key commitment in the Governments Water Plan, Water for Victoria.

The position requires the documentation of existing processes, barriers and opportunities, ensuring alignment of the new native vegetation regulations, development of new support materials (including an application kit), as well as the roll out of a capability program to support the streamlined approvals process. Knowledge and experience in project or program deliver with an emphasis on relevant water legislation, policies, programs and implementation and detailed understanding of environmental and cultural approvals processes in Victoria.

This is a fixed term – Flexible position for a period of 12 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 Sunday on 24 September 2017

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