Project Officer

• Deliver high priority projects

• Contribute to ongoing improvement of the State’s water infrastructure

• Melbourne CBD

Play a key role in assisting the Statewide Infrastructure Projects Branch by supporting the delivery of high priority projects including the GMW Connections Project and the Murray Programs environmental works projects.
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/927670
Closing Date: 24-Oct-2018
Salary Range: $82,574 - $93,689
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD VPS4 Feb 2018.docx (Word, 118KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Linda Tremewen
03 8683 2741

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 manage aspects of the planning, governance and reporting of key projects, including the Goulburn-Murray Water (GMW) Connections Project, other Victorian rural water infrastructure projects and the Murray Programs environmental works projects as required. They will provide advice on project management issues and solutions to senior management/stakeholders to guide the implementation of the GMW Connections Project as well as ensure alignment with the Commonwealth's objectives for investment in projects, regional development and industry policies and programs.  In doing so they will work with water corporations, catchment management authorities, government departments and other key stakeholders to facilitate the GMW Connections Project and other projects including contract management.

The successful candidate will possess an appropriate qualification in science, natural resource management or approved qualification would be desirable. Experience in the irrigation sector is desirable, as is an appropriate qualification in project management or approved equivalent/

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 Friday, 24 October 2018.

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

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