Information Management Officer (Fixed term)

As Victoria's environmental regulator, we set and enforce environmental standards to help ensure all Victorians can enjoy clean air, healthy waterways and pollutant-free land.

To achieve the best possible environmental outcomes for Victoria, we're increasingly shifting our focus from minimising the effects of environmental harm, to preventing it from happening in the first place.

To help us achieve this, we're now recruiting. By working at EPA you can enjoy a meaningful career with great work-life balance, while building a better future for our environment.

Job Details
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Department: Environment Protection Authority
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Information Management
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/EPA/CS/1648847
Closing Date: 10-Aug-2022
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD_PN700923A_Information Management Officer.pdf (PDF, 341KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Mary Neazor

Position Details

Information Management Officer (Fixed term)

  • The Information Management Officer plays a key role in enabling EPA staff to access critical information and records
  • Successful performance in this position will have a state-wide impact
  • Ensuring that EPA consistently captures, stores and manages its information is the basis of robust environmental protection in Victoria
  • Fixed term opportunity to 28 February 2023

About the organisation

As the environmental regulator, EPA Victoria works on behalf of all Victorians to protect the health and wellbeing of Victoria's communities and environment from the harmful effects of pollution and waste. We are a values and purpose driven organisation, that works with the community, governments and industry to achieve our objectives and deliver for all Victorians.

We're an independent statutory authority, established in 1971 and have undergone the biggest transformation in our history when the Environment Protection Act 2017 came into effect on 1 July 2021. The new Act requires us to change our approach to become a world class regulator, using new powers and tools to prevents risk to the environment and human health.

About the role

Reporting to the Senior Information Management Officer, the Information Management Officer is a member of a team responsible for the implementation and support of organisation-wide information management aligned to EPA's strategic priorities.

This is an exciting role for an experienced information / records management professional who wants to extend their own professional experience, and contribute to the success of the EPA as it enters a new era of environmental protection in Victoria.

Building on and further developing an established information management framework, you'll assist in extending EPA's information management platform - based on SharePoint and other M365 applications - to all business areas. You'll develop guidance and communications aimed at end users to help them understand and adopt new ways of working.

You'll have an important role in maintaining EPA's Information Asset Register, and also in administering the organisation's Information Protections Agreement with VicRoads.

About you

  • You have a proven record of achievement in a similar role, and demonstrated ability to work as an effective member of a team.
  • You have a comprehensive background in information and records management, preferably including relevant qualifications.
  • You have demonstrated experience in working with SharePoint and other M365 applications to deliver digital information and records management.
  • Your stakeholder engagement skills ensure acceptance of your ideas across the business. Clear verbal and written communication assist end users seeking support and training.
  • Your methodical approach to implementing procedure and your eye for detail helps you support users to comply with critical information access agreements.

How to Apply:

Applicants are invited to apply online via EPA Career Services. Please click the apply button at the bottom of the page. Attachments can be uploaded in doc. Docx. Pdf, txt or rtf. Forms.

Applicants should submit:

  • Cover letter addressing your experience, motivations and suitability to the role;
  • Resume including contact details of two referees

Applications close midnight on 10 August. For further information on this role, please refer to the attached position description. All queries in relation to this role should be directed to Mary Neazor on 0437 878 748.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete a Pre-employment Declaration and Consent form. Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check.

At EPA Victoria, the safety of our people, stakeholders and community is our first priority, which is why all applicants are required to be fully COVID vaccinated with both doses or (approved exemption), in accordance with the Chief Health Officer directions. We are committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its workers and clients. For this role, you are required to submit proof of vaccination prior to commencement.

EPA Victoria is committed to supporting employees through flexible work arrangements and encouraging work/life balance. We are dedicated to maintaining a safe and inclusive work environment where all employees are respected, valued and supported. We proactively seek to employ a diverse workforce to leverage the varied ideas of all employees, that drive innovation and success in everything we do.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. EPA Victoria welcomes applications from serving or past members of the Australian Defence Force.

If you require advice and support with the application process please contact the Recruitment team on 1300 372 842.

EPA Victoria utilise an Order of Merit process whereby applicants deemed suitable may be retained on a Merit List, from which their application may be accessed for recruitment to this role within a 3-month period.

Note: Applications received via e-mail will not be considered.

For further information on Environment Protection Authority Victoria, please visit


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