Project Officer - Engagement

• Support a cultural change program

• Liaise with state level organisations and peak bodies about forest, fire and emergency management

• Location: 8 Nicholson St, East Melbourne

The Project Officer – Engagement provides advice, practical support and planning to Forest, Fire and Regions staff on engaging with communities and stakeholders
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/925183
Closing Date: 21-Oct-2018
Salary Range: $82,574 - $93,689
Job Duration: 12 Months
Attachments: PD- 925183 VPS4 Project Officer - Engagement.docx (Word, 108KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Claire Waterson
03 9412 4095

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.

It's an exciting time to join the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning in the engagement area with a lot of focus on how we engage effectively with our communities, partners and stakeholders. The Project Officer – Engagement will provide advice and support to Forest Fire and Regions staff in building their engagement skills and capacity and to assist the group in delivering on the DELWP Community Charter The position is part of a small and supportive unit that works closely with the policy and planning teams, regional teams and forest and fire strategic and operational teams across the state.

It is desirable that the successful candidate will have tertiary qualifications or demonstrated experience in one or more of the following areas: community engagement, community development, relationship management, change management, facilitation and social science. Additionally, we are looking for a candidate who has relevant experience and knowledge in community engagement, community development or a related discipline.

This is a fixed term position available 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, 21 October 2018.



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