Senior Project Officer

The Safe Trees Program Manager will be responsible for leading the implementation and management of the Safe Tree Program for the Victorian Schools Building Authority. The Safe Tree Program is an application-based program whereby Government schools can apply for assistance to assess, manage or remove high-risk trees.
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Construction
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DET/VSBA/20013245A
Closing Date: 30-May-2022
Salary Range: $102,637 - $124,183
Job Duration: 30/06/2024
Attachments: 62254 - Safe Tree Program Manager 10-05-22.doc (Word, 228KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Emma MacPherson
emma.macpherson@education.vic.gov.au

Position Details

Fixed Term - Full Time

The Safe Trees Program Manager will be responsible for leading the implementation and management of the Safe Tree Program for the Victorian Schools Building Authority.

The Safe Tree Program is an application-based program whereby Government schools can apply for assistance to assess, manage or remove high-risk trees.

The role of the Safe Trees Program Manager will include the following responsibilities:

  • Project Management of the delivery of the Safe Tree Program on the school sites
  • Review and assessment of Safe Tree Program applications against the Safe Trees Program Guidelines
  • Contract Management of existing contracts
  • Evidence-based decision making in accordance with the DET Policies and Guidelines
  • Stakeholder Engagement with schools and arborists
  • Communicating complex issues, options, and solutions to schools
  • Financial Management of the Safe Trees Program Budget
  • Ensure procurement activities are undertaken in accordance with the relevant legislation, policy, guidance, and any mandatory requirements.

For more details regarding this position please see the attached position description and respond to the Key Selection Criteria for your application to be considered]

The Department of Education and Training is committed to diversity. The Department places considerable effort and resources into responding to the needs of staff with a disability. People from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply for this position. If you require assistance, with the recruitment process, have accessibility or adjustment requirements, please communicate with the contact person listed on this job advertisement or contact the People Division via email: vps.hr.services@edumail.vic.gov.au

Information about the Department of Education and Training's operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following websites: www.education.vic.gov.au and http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx.

Applications close [30 May 2022]


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