Education Officer

• Energy Safe Victoria (ESV) is Victoria’s safety regulator responsible for electricity, gas and pipeline safety

• ESV plays a key role contributing to ensuring Victorian’s electricity industry is safe and meets community expectations

• Flexible working arrangements are available

• Great team and work environment

Job Details
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Department: Energy Safe Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Trades and Services
Classification: See Advertisement
Work Location: Melbourne - Eastern Metro
Reference: VG/P1341
Closing Date: 09-Dec-2021
Salary Range: See Advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Education Officer - November 2021.pdf (PDF, 45KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Jess Collins
03 9271 5466

Position Details

You will contribute by:

  1. Assisting with overseeing and administering the electrical licensing assessment regime in Victoria, including recommendations for approval of assessment bodies, and auditing of those bodies and assessors.
  2. Responding to queries, providing advice and recommendations to apprentices, employers, prospective licence applicants, RTOs and other stakeholders in relation to both training and licence assessment matters.
  3. Assisting with the determination of outcomes for excessive attempt candidates, assessment appeals, special consideration applications, and complaints against approved assessment bodies.
  4. Developing and maintaining ESV's Electrical Licensing Assessment, tools, documentation and procedures.
  5. Assisting in the administration of the Licensing Assessment Steering Committee (LASC) and chairing and administering the LASC sub-committee/s
  6. Developing and delivering professional development for ESV Approved Assessors
  7. Assisting in the design, development, implementation, ongoing maintenance and auditing of Continuing Professional Development for Licensed Electrical Workers in Victoria
  8. Carrying out investigations into potential breaches of the ESV Assessment Rules.
  9. Attending Technical Advisory committees, Electrotechnology senate, steering committees and other committees as required
  10. Assisting in the development and implementation of ESV Apprenticeship safety programs and strategies, including the Apprenticeship Supervision Requirements.
  11. Preparing draft articles for the ESV magazine and other industry publications on important electrical safety and training topics.
  12. Leading or participate in a variety of special projects including training events for licensed electrical workers and presentations to industry stakeholders (including apprentices.)

Key Selection Criteria

  • Current electrician's licence in the State of Victoria or equivalent.
  • Current Certificate IV qualification in Training and Assessment, or willingness to obtain.
  • Broad range of electrical industry knowledge and experience
  • Strong and up-to-date technical knowledge of relevant electrical legislation, regulations and safety standards.
  • Experience in auditing systems and processes to ensure compliance.
  • Excellent customer service skills and the ability to deal with complaints.
  • Ability to operate independently and manage own complex workload, as well as working effectively as part of a team of technical specialists.
  • Well-developed analytical and problem solving skills, ability to lead, provide advice and guidance to resolve issues and introduce improvement.
  • High level advocacy skills and the ability to assertively provide and deliver authoritative licensing and licensing assessment advice and findings.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and deliver industry presentations, seminars and educational workshops.
  • Computer literacy including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • A working knowledge of the Victorian Apprenticeship Training Regime
  • In depth knowledge of Licensing Assessment Regime in Victoria.

How to apply

Please refer to the available position description to assess your suitability and submit your current resume and cover letter via the Apply button. For a confidential discussion, please contact Jess Collins, Senior Compliance Officer on 03 9271 5466. 

In accordance with Victorian Government directions, all prospective employees will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (unless excepted) and will be required to provide evidence of their vaccination status during the recruitment process.


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