Policy Officer

• Climate change adaptation

• Capacity building

• Location: Melbourne CBD

The Policy Officer will contribute to the delivery of the Victorian Government’s ambitious climate change policy agenda.
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/931562
Closing Date: 29-Jul-2018
Salary Range: $82,574 - $93,689
Job Duration: 30 June 2020
Attachments: 931562 VPS4 Policy Officer PD.docx (Word, 120KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Mitchell Neto
(03) 9637 8583, mitchell.neto@delwp.vic.gov.au

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 is an opportunity to work at the centre of the Victorian Government's ambitious climate change policy agenda to shape the implementation of a new, system-based approach to adaptation in Victoria. The new hire will be expected to bring their skills and experience in climate change adaptation, capacity building and research and analysis to support the implementation of key commitments under Victoria's Climate Change Adaptation Plan 2017-2020.

The Policy Officer will contribute to tailored and timely advice to the Department's Executive, other State Government departments and agencies, and the Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change to embed climate change adaptation in Victorian Government policies and programs.

Tertiary qualification(s) including science, engineering, law, economics, public policy, natural resource or environmental management, development studies or similar is desirable. If you have demonstrated experience and/or knowledge of climate change adaptation policy issues, you are strongly encouraged to apply.

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 Sunday 29 July 2018.

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