Technical Officer

Up to eight (8) ongoing, Technical Officer Grade 3 positions are being offered in the Landholder Acquistions Branch, Compliance Division in Melbourne CBD.
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Department: State Revenue Office
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Regulatory, Governance and Compliance
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/SRO/TECHOFF/0923
Closing Date: 02-Oct-2023
Salary Range: $73,842 - $89,661
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: ED2015 2415 HR PD508 Technical Officer Grade 3 Landholder Acquisitions Branch - September 2023.pdf (PDF, 183KB)

Contact: George Duvcevski
03 9628 6626

Position Details

Technical Officer – Landholder Acquisitions Branch

  • Up to eight (8) ongoing roles
  • Salary $73,842 plus 11% superannuation – VPS Grade 3
  • Based in Melbourne CBD with flexible 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 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. It does this by reviewing and assessing disclosures by taxpayers and investigating instances of non-compliance.


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

  • Providing advice on acquisition statements, trust registration applications and voluntary disclosures.
  • Conducting investigations under guidance, either individually or as part of a team, 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.

What 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 Monday 2 October 2023. You will need to upload a cover letter outlining your skills and experience and your resume.

More information
You can find out more about this role via the position description. You can also contact George Duvcevski, Branch Manager, Landholder Acquisitions, on 03 9628 6626.


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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