Project Manager

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: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/EPA600592
Closing Date: 26-Mar-2017
Salary Range: $78,773 - $89,375
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: EPA600592 - Project Manager - VPS4 - March 2017.pdf (PDF, 232KB)

Contact: Heather Hawkins
(03) 9695 2557

Position Details

Role Overview

The Development Assessments unit aims to deliver prompt, risk-based statutory approvals while minimising red tape and ensuring high quality, transparent decisions that protect the environment.

This role is responsible for managing a portfolio of applications, effectively utilising the specialist skills available across the organisation and ensuring excellent engagement with external stakeholders.

Key skills and experience to be successful in this role include project management, relationship building and stakeholder management as well as strong organisation and planning skills. Candidates will need to be able to work well in a team environment. The role will work closely with a team as well as staff from right across EPA.

This role presents as a great pathway to gain experience at EPA and open up many career possibilities within the organisation and beyond.

How to Apply

You should apply online and submit:

  • a cover letter addressing your experience, motivations and suitability to the role;
  • a resume

Attachments can be uploaded in either Microsoft Word or PDF format. If you have any queries in relation to this role, please contact Heather Hawkins on (03) 9695 2557

Applications close midnight on Sunday 26 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.

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