Senior Technical Officer

Multiple ongoing, Senior Technical Officer, Grade 4 positions are being offered in the Landholder Acquisitions Branch, Compliance Division, Melbourne CBD.
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Department: State Revenue Office
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Regulatory, Governance and Compliance
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/SRO/COM/1805307DXT
Closing Date: 18-Jul-2024
Salary Range: $92,332 - $104,762
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD302 Senior Technical Officer Grade 4 Landholder Acquisitions.pdf (PDF, 157KB)
Position Description

Contact: Rebecca Brown

Position Details

Senior Technical Officer

  • Multiple ongoing roles – Landholder Acquisitions Branch, Melbourne
  • Salary $92,332 plus 11.5% superannuation – VPS Grade 4
  • Based in Melbourne CBD with hybrid working arrangements

What we offer

The State Revenue Office is the Victorian Government's revenue management agency, administering a range of taxes, duties, levies, grants, and subsidies. We aim to develop our people to achieve great outcomes for the Victorian community. We offer flexible working arrangements and a workplace culture that is rewarding and productive, where contributions are valued and recognised, expectations are clear, and treatment is fair and equitable. We are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to providing an inclusive, accessible, and safe working environment. Find out more about working at the SRO at or via our LinkedIn page.

The opportunity

The primary purpose of this role is to maximise industry compliance with the landholder, lease and change in beneficial ownership provisions of the Duties Act 2000. This is done by reviewing and assessing disclosures by taxpayers and undertaking investigations into instances of non-compliance.

Reporting to a team leader, you will be responsible for:

  • Providing advice on private ruling requests, acquisition statements, trust registration applications and voluntary disclosures.
  • Conducting investigations and providing accurate reports on findings.
  • Negotiating appropriate outcomes with taxpayers and their representatives and assisting them with their understanding of the landholder, lease and change in beneficial ownership provisions.

Who we are looking for

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • Be tertiary qualified in law, accounting, commerce, economics or a related discipline, with an ability to interpret and apply complex legislation.
  • Have sound interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, with a focus on excellence in customer service.
  • Have knowledge of, and practical skills in applying, a range of investigative skills and techniques to obtain information and evidence.
  • Use your problem solving and analytical skills to conduct research and recommend appropriate actions.

How to apply

Submit an application via the ‘Apply now' button by 11:59pm on Thursday, 18 July 2024. You will need to upload a cover letter outlining your skills and experience, and a resume.

More information

You can find out more about this role via the position description. You can also contact Rebecca Brown, Acting Branch Manager, Landholder Acquisition Branch on 03 9628 0426.

If you need a copy of this advertisement in an accessible format, email

Please note, as part of our selection process, we conduct pre-appointment checks including those related to references, identity, qualifications, work history, work visa, and police record history

This role may be subject to a probation period. 

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