Project Officer - Riparian Management

• Victorian Waterway Management Strategy

• Stakeholder management

• Location: Melbourne CBD

Assisting with implementation of the riparian management program
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/927656C
Closing Date: 04-Mar-2018
Salary Range: $81,354 - $92,304
Job Duration: until 30 June 2020
Attachments: 927656 VPS4 Project Officer, Riparian Program PD Feb2018.docx (Word, 109KB)

Contact: Peter Vollebergh
(03) 9637 8298

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.

This position sits within the Waterway Health team in the Waterway Programs Branch. The team is responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of waterway management policy in Victoria and working closely with catchment management authorities to invest in management activities to improve the health of waterways across the state.

Working as part of a small team, this position will be responsible for assisting with implementation of the riparian management program, including riparian actions and policy from Water for Victoria, the Victorian Waterway Management Strategy and the Regional Riparian Action Plan (RRAP). Implementing the RRAP is a key action in Water for Victoria. The role also supports a number of key riparian stakeholder forums. The position requires an enthusiastic and committed person, able to work independently within a team environment. An appropriate qualification in environmental science, natural resource or environmental management, social science or approved equivalent is mandatory.

This is a fixed term – flexible position 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 Sunday, on 4 March 2018.

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