Senior Officer, Performance Monitoring (Bushfire Fuel Management)

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.

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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: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Analyst
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DJ9579
Closing Date: 26-Nov-2017
Salary Range: $92,253 - $111,619
Job Duration: 13 months
Attachments: Applying for a position at DJR.pdf (PDF, 160KB)

Position Description DJ9579 Senior Officer, Performance Monitoring.docx (Word, 763KB)

Contact: John Chatfield on (03) 8684 7925

Position Details

About Us

The Inspector- General for Emergency Management (IGEM) is a specialist assurance entity within the Department of Justice and Regulation. Made up of people passionate about building safer and more resilient communities, IGEM is a small organisation that makes a big difference. We provide assurance that emergency management arrangements are in place and effective, and foster the continuous improvement of emergency management in Victoria. We do this by monitoring the capacity, capability and performance of the emergency management sector and undertaking system-wide reviews. We engage with emergency management partners and the community to offer assurance to Victorian Government and the community that lessons from emergencies will be turned into sustainable improvements that make a lasting difference.

About the Role

As our Senior Officer, Performance Monitoring (Bushfire Fuel Management), you will work with the team to monitor, analyse, investigate and report on planned burns that breach control lines in Victoria, and the progress of recommendations related to the Victorian Government's Safer Together - A new approach to reducing the risk of bushfire in Victoria. You will communicate effectively with stakeholders across Victorian Government, industry and community to assess progress on commitments.

IGEM offers our people the advantages of a small, supportive and collaborative workplace alongside the resources, systems and development opportunities that come with being part of the Department of Justice and Regulation.

About You

As our successful candidate, you will have:


  • strong analytical and writing skills
  • the ability to lead tasks and work effectively with others
  • a highly organised and process - focused approach
  • a great eye for detail
  • experience in investigation and root cause analysis techniques.

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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