Project Officer

• Utilise your strong project management skills

• Play a key role

• Location: 8 Nicholson St, East Melbourne

Actively contribute by delivering on business objectives, whilst fostering an environment of continuous improvement and high performance.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Ongoing - Flexible
Job Function: Policy
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/925270
Closing Date: 22-Oct-2018
Salary Range: $82,574 - $93,689
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - 925270 VPS4 Policy Officer.docx (Word, 109KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Adrian Bloch
0407 307 781

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 Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) has a vacancy for a Project Officer to be a part of DELWP's Forest, Fire and Regions Policy branch, within the Policy and Planning Division. The division is an important part of DELWP's Forest, Fire and Regions Group, playing a key role in enabling DELWP to efficiently, effectively and safely meet its forest, fire and emergency management responsibilities.

The Project Officer is responsible for the development, maintenance and communication of operational frameworks and guidance for forest, fire and emergency management. This includes the translation of policy, strategy and the department's legislative accountabilities to support operational program delivery.

The role requires an individual with strong project management skills, who can effectively communicate, negotiate and build effective relationships with a range of stakeholders. The successful candidate will also have good analytical and problem-solving skills, who enjoys working through complex issues.

It is desirable that the successful candidate have tertiary qualification(s) in science, engineering, law, economics, public policy, natural resource or environmental management, business management or similar.

This is an ongoing position.  

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 Monday 22 October 2018.


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