Policy Officer, Climate Change Policy, Mitigation

• Climate change policy

• Mitigation

• Location: Melbourne CBD

Develop and implement actions across the Victorian Government to reduce its operational greenhouse gas emissions.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Policy
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/928110
Closing Date: 19-Dec-2017
Salary Range: $79,955 - $90,716
Job Duration: Fixed Term until 30 November 2020
Attachments: 928110 VPS4 Policy Officer, Climate Change Policy, Mitigation PD Dec 2017.docx (Word, 109KB)

Contact: Ross Hutchings
03 9637 9349

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 Policy Officer will contribute to the Victorian Government's ambitious climate change policy agenda and will support the Climate Change Policy branch to develop and implement actions to reduce the Government's operational greenhouse gas emissions. This will include undertaking planning and implementation in collaboration with departments and agencies across government, developing approaches to measurement and evaluation of emissions reductions across government and preparing expert advice on strategies and options for reducing government emissions.

If you have strong project planning, problem solving, consultation and implementation skills with experience facilitating complex processes, you are strongly encouraged to apply. Ideally you will have proven time management skills with the ability to manage policy projects with limited supervision and a flexible and responsive attitude to your work. A tertiary qualification in science, engineering, law, economics, public policy, natural resources or environmental management or similar is desirable.

This is a fixed term position for a period until 30 November 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 Tuesday, 19 December 2017.

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