Senior Broker

Caring for our environment is a shared responsibility. Protecting Victorians, our environment, and our future from the harmful effects of pollution and waste is EPA Victoria’s responsibility. EPA Victoria works on behalf of all Victorians to protect the health and wellbeing of our communities and our environment, preserving our state’s future liveability and prosperity. EPA Victoria does this by effectively regulating our environment, applying a philosophy of prevention and improvement to drive positive future environmental change, providing community, industry, and government with a trusted voice on environmental protection. EPA is recruiting for a number of new positions following the Victorian Government’s response to the Independent Inquiry into the EPA. These new positions will help EPA meet the challenges posed by a changing climate, growing population and evolving economy.
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Department: Environment Protection Authority
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Environment
Classification: SCIC.1
Work Location: Melbourne - Northern Metro
Reference: VG/EPA2B01
Closing Date: 31-Mar-2017
Salary Range: $90,890 - $100,429
Job Duration: Until 30 June 2018
Attachments: Application form - Senior Broker.docx (Word, 26KB)

Senior Broker VPS G Science C 1 PD March 2017.pdf (PDF, 227KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Anne-Maree Westbury
(03) 9695 2932

Position Details

Role Overview
This role strongly supports the work of EPA’s Applied Sciences Group and EPA’s Strategic Plan, by leading major internal and external Applied Science knowledge brokering services.  This position requires you to build and maintain strong working relationships with a broad range of internal stakeholders within EPA, and key external stakeholders such as other Government departments, experts and research centres.      

The role will:

Regularly interact with a range of internal and external clients and experts to provide high quality fit for purpose applied science expertise to support EPA’s work. 

Directly provide applied science advice within their expertise capability.

Strategically analyse EPA’s current and future Applied Science knowledge needs within defined areas and work with a team on innovative ways to effectively deliver these.

Provide program management for Applied Sciences Strategic Programs that may include: Environmental Assessment, Intelligence & Horizon Scanning, Social Science, Research and Development and Citizen Science.

Build and manage relationships with external research and knowledge partnerships.

Lead projects of defined scope under direction within a project team.

How to Apply

Applicants are to apply online and should include a resume and completed application form (see file attachment). Applicants should submit:a cover letter addressing their experience, motivations and suitability to the role;a resume; a completed application form. You are only required to address the Key Selection Criteria (KSC) listed in the Application Form. Individual responses to KSC listed on the Position Description are not required. Attachments can be uploaded in either Microsoft Word or PDF format.

All queries in relation to this role should be directed to Anne-Maree Westbury, Team Leader, Advisory Services on 9695 2932. Applications close 31 March 2017

If you would like further information on this role, please refer to the attached position description. Please include the contact details of two referees with your application. EPA Victoria requires all prospective employees to undergo a National Criminal Record Check prior to an employment offer being made.

If you require a copy of this advertisement or any attached documentation in an accessible format such as large print, please email the Resourcing Co-ordinator at or call 1300 372 842.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are invited to contact the Resourcing Co-ordinator via email at or by calling 1300 372 842 for advice and support with your application.

All applications will be treated confidentially. EPA Victoria is an equal opportunity employer, with a commitment to merit, equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We utilise merit-based selection. Therefore, you are not required to share personal information such as gender, age, culture etc. unless you so wish.

Please do not email your application. For further information on Environment Protection Authority Victoria, please visit

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