Land & Built Environment Program Officer

• Be part of a collaborative group which is customer-focussed, professional and engaged with the local community • Provide support related to public land governance, administration and environmental and land use information • Horsham location
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Ongoing - Flexible
Job Function: Land Management
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Western - Horsham
Reference: VG/926498
Closing Date: 30-Jul-2018
Salary Range: $66,699 - $80,987
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: 926498 - Land & Built Environment Program Officer VPS G 3 PD July 2018.pdf (PDF, 154KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Rhonda McNeil - Program Manager
0436 608 538

Position Details

The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) brings together Victoria's planning, local government, environment, energy, suburban development, forests, emergency management, climate change and water functions into a single department to strengthen connections between the environment, community, industry and economy. It is tasked with ensuring that Victoria has the right conditions to enable economic growth, while delivering liveable, inclusive and sustainable communities. 

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.

Position purpose

The Land and Built Environment Program Officer will provide place-based leadership in relation to the delivery of public land management. This includes providing environmental and land use information and advice and public land administration and governance including leasing and licensing.

This position will be part of a collaborative group which is customer-focussed, professional and engaged with the local community.

The role is ideally suited to someone who displays well-developed communication skills, a willingness to learn the fundamentals of public land management and is comfortable with a range of computer programs and methods of electronic documentation management.


  • Provide land and built environment services to the regional priority public land projects and programs, including guidance and sound advice in accordance with relevant legislation, policies, guidelines and budgets. 
  • Within a specialised legislative and procedural framework, assist in the effective delivery of a range of public/Crown property administration services and property transactions, in accordance with
    departmental and program policies, directions and objectives.
  • Work with other teams within the regional directorate, Forest and Fire Operations and other DELWP divisions to ensure the consistent, integrated and efficient delivery of public land management programs across FFRG and to the community.
  • Identify emerging issues, risks and trends impacting on the successful achievement of objectives and priorities and suggest solutions and options.
  • Contribute to the delivery of group and departmental priorities, and to building an inclusive and high performing workforce that is customer focussed, collaborative, professional and engaged. 

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. 

For a confidential discussion on the role, please call Rhonda McNeil on 0436 608 538. 

Applications close at 11:59 P.M. Monday, 30 July 2018.

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