Project Officer, Community Access, Community Sport and Recreation

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DHHS/HISR/440643
Closing Date: 22-May-2018
Salary Range: $65,713 - $79,790
Job Duration: Ongoing - full time
Attachments: 440643-ProjectOfficerVPS3-CommunityAccess.doc (Word, 975KB)
Job Specification

440643-ProjectOfficerVPS3-CommunityAccess.pdf (PDF, 285KB)
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Contact: Mariela Pocklington
(03) 9096 9865

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: 1

Office Location(s):
 50 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne Vic 3000
Position Summary:

This position will work as part of a team in supporting the delivery and evaluation of sport programs and projects that focus on building an inclusive, resilient and capable community sport sector. The role will work with the sector to build on their current capacity and to identify sustainable initiatives that will increase participation within the Victorian Sport and recreation sector through advice, consultation, and thought leadership.

Are You?

  • An excellent communicator, with high level written and verbal communication skills
  • A team player who enjoys working collaboratively to find solutions
  • An analytical thinker who is solution orientated
  • Able to build strong relationships with key stakeholders
  • Experienced in program delivery?

How to Apply:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note:

For this role, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document. Applicants are strongly encouraged to review our Careers Page. This page provides information on the department's recruitment and employment safety screening processes.

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