2020 Graduate - Environment

At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, we’re looking for people who want to make a difference. People who take pride in their work. People who get things done. People who are committed to making Victoria a safer place.

We embrace diversity and strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We’re all about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation or cultural background. If you think you can do the job and would be a good fit for our department, we’d love to hear from you.

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.

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Department: Department of Justice and Community Safety
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Graduate
Classification: VPSG2
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DJ8212
Closing Date: 25-Aug-2019
Salary Range: $52,493 - $67,410
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Graduate Position Description - Assurance - Environment.docx (Word, 754KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Sarah Gartlan on 8684 1091

Position Details

  • Contribute to positive environmental change
  • Great team culture
  • Be exposed to wide range of projects and opportunities
  • Top 100 Graduate Employer

About the role 

This role is part of the environmental management team responsible for assisting with the strategic priorities related to environment and management plans, whilst assisting a number of environmental initiatives to ensure organisational commitment and the achievement of environmental improvements.

As Graduate, you will contribute to some exciting projects such as environmentally sustainable design, energy efficiency projects, waste reduction and recycling and strategic planning and reporting.

Pathway for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

The department has a dedicated pathway to grow and develop our Aboriginal workforce. For the graduate program, we ensure cultural sensitivities are catered for throughout the recruitment process, and you will also receive ongoing support from our Aboriginal Employment Team. If successful in securing a role, you will have access to additional networking opportunities and peer support through the department's Aboriginal Employee Network (AEN). Learn more about these benefits here.

Pathway for candidates with a disability

Candidates with a disability are strongly encouraged to apply.

We want all people to feel they have the opportunities and work environment they need to thrive. We have a dedicated pathway that supports candidates with a disability throughout the recruitment process and works through any adjustments in order for the candidate to be able to demonstrate their abilities to perform the role.

About you 

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

-       an undergraduate or postgraduate qualifications in science, engineering or a combination of science/engineering and commerce/law

-       strong conceptual and analytical skills

-       organising and planning skills

-       drive and commitment

For more information on the accountabilities and key selection criteria for the role please refer to the position description attached.  

Eligibilty criteria

A minimum of three-year undergraduate degree completed between 1 January 2017 and 1 January 2020.

Australian post-graduate qualifications meet eligibility criteria however diplomas or other non-tertiary courses of study do not.

If you obtained an undergraduate degree overseas however are conducting masters in Australia (or NZ), you are not required to obtain overseas qualification recognition.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume, however cover letters are not required. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats. 

Please note:  When submitting your application online, there will be a motivational and behavioural based question pertaining to the position's Key Selection Criteria to which you are required to respond.

Applications close at midnight, on Sunday 25 August 2019.

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