Project Officer - Native Vegetation Regulation (2 positions)

• Promote awareness of native vegetation regulation

• Multi-disciplinary team

• Location: Negotiable – East or West Victoria

This position will work in a multi-disciplinary team to support and promote the consistent implementation of the vegetation clearing regulations.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Environment
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Negotiable
Reference: VG/926789
Closing Date: 25-Feb-2018
Salary Range: $81,354 - $92,304
Job Duration: 18 months
Attachments: 926789 & 926790 VPS4 Project Officer - Native Vegetation Regulation PD.docx (Word, 109KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Penny Croucamp
(03) 9637 8895

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 Project Officer - Native Vegetation Regulation will work in a multi-disciplinary team to support and promote the consistent implementation of the vegetation clearing regulations within the department, local government, duty holders and stakeholders. The purpose of this role is to contribute to service excellence in policy and strategy, planning and support delivery of environmental regulation and compliance programs and to contribute to a high performing culture.

The Project Officer will also work in collaboration with the native vegetation regulation team in promoting the awareness and consistent application of native vegetation removal regulations. The Project Officer will gather information about the implementation of the regulations and support the oversight of the regulatory framework, statutory obligations and policy settings for the control of native vegetation removal.  The role will also work closely with the regional Environmental Compliance Unit and local councils to manage and support the delivery of high quality community-centred approach to place-based service delivers.

This is a fixed term position 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.

Please also specify your preference of location in your Cover Letter – West (Loddon Mallee, Barwon South West, Grampians) or East (Gippsland, Port Phillip, Hume).

Applications close at midnight Sunday 25 February 2018.


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