Project Officer

• Contribute to the projects in the Water Sector Climate Change Adaptation Action Plan (WSAAP)

• Potential to be involved in the greenhouse gas emissions reduction programs for the Water sector

• Location: Negotiable – with some compulsory visits to East Melbourne

The Climate Change Act 2017 lays out the Victorian Government’s response to climate change. It mandates development of sector-based climate change Adaptation Action Plans (AAPs) for seven sectors every five years, commencing in 2021.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Environment
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/927629
Closing Date: 25-Oct-2018
Salary Range: $66,699 - $80,987
Job Duration: 30 June 2020
Attachments: PD 927629 - Project Officer.pdf (PDF, 199KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Jill Fagan - Manager, Water Sector Climate Change
0439 343 555

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 will be responsible for researching issues and preparing draft project scopes, reports and briefings on policy and technical issues within the context of WSAAP and Water Sector climate change adaptation. This role will contribute to building the resilience of the Victorian water sector in the face of climate change and build collaborative relationships with stakeholders across the sector to tackle challenging topics.

Highly desirable, the successful candidate will possess a tertiary qualification in natural sciences, engineering, natural resource management, public policy, social science or equivalent. They will have demonstrated success in conducting projects, writing highly quality documents, and experience in either the water sector or climate change. It is highly desirable that the successful candidate will be experienced in greenhouse gas emissions reduction or procurement.

This is a fixed term position available until 30 June 2020.

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 Thursday, 25 October 2018.  

To apply online and for further information on position description and selection criteria visit .

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