Environment and Planning Advisor

The Department of Justice and Regulation delivers high quality services to Victorians and supports a safe, just, innovative and thriving Victoria.

We provide professional, value for money services that are driven by our values: working together, making it happen, respecting other people, serving the community and acting with integrity.

Through our commitment to diversity and equality, we are actively engaged in promoting and maintaining a safe and inclusive work environment where all employees are respected, valued and supported.

Our employees are key to our success, and bring new and creative responses to issues and challenges we face in our work and the delivery of quality services to the Victorian community. We proactively seek to employ people of any gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, with a disability, and varied cultural backgrounds. In addition, we have a firm commitment to increase participation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people across our workforce.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and recognises that children’s rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

Working flexibly is considered business as usual at the Department of Justice and Regulation. All requests for flexible working arrangements will be considered in line with operational requirements.

Department policy stipulates that salary upon commencement is paid at the base of the salary range for the relevant grade. Any above base requests require sign off by an executive delegate and will be by exception only or where required to match the current salary of Victorian Public Service staff transferring at level.

If you require a copy of this advertisement or any attached documentation in an accessible format, such as large print, please email recruitment@justice.vic.gov.au

If a career that can give you the opportunity to contribute to a safe and just Victoria appeals to you, we look forward to receiving your application.
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Department: Department of Justice and Regulation
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Environment
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DJ6977A
Closing Date: 04-Mar-2018
Salary Range: $93,867 - $113,572
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: DJ6977 Environment and Planning Advisor.doc (Word, 860KB)


Applying for a position at DJR.pdf (PDF, 160KB)


Contact: Leah Fensham-Brown on 8684-0317
leah.fensham-brown@justice.vic.gov.au

Position Details

About Us

The environment team is an enthusiastic and committed team within the Built Environment and Business Sustainability business unit.  The team is responsible for managing the department's state-wide Environmental Management System.  This includes identifying opportunities to reduce environmental impacts; reporting and analysing environmental performance; understanding environmental compliance, and providing advice on statutory and strategic planning requirements.

About the Role

As the Environment and Planning Advisor, you will be responsible for providing advice and managing processes on range of environmental initiatives and planning matters including:

  • Leading strategic environmental and planning matters associated with capital works, such as native flora, fauna and land development.
  • Developing and leading environmental initiatives.
  • Providing advice on land use planning and impacts of policy changes.

About You

As the successful candidate, you will have:

  • proven experience in providing advice to executives on environmental legislation and planning matters
  • an understanding of environmental management within a large organisation
  • excellent stakeholder engagement skills.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button at the bottom of this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

Please note:  When submitting your application online, there will be questions pertaining to a number of the position's Key Selection Criteria to which you are required to respond.


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