Senior Policy Officer, Quality & Business Team

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Policy
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/VG/DHHS/RHPEM/375453
Closing Date: 30-Mar-2017
Salary Range: $90,890 - $109,969
Job Duration: to 21/3/2018
Attachments: RHPEM375453 VPS5 Senior Policy Officer JD FINAL.docx (Word, 934KB)
Job Specification

2017-03-15 RHPEM375453 VPS5 Senior Policy Officer JD FINAL.pdf (PDF, 193KB)
Job Specification

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Contact: Debra Luttrell
(03) 9096 6169

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: 1

Office Location(s):
 50 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne.

Position Summary:

Senior Policy Officer

The Senior Policy Officer will contribute to the work program of the Quality and Business team in the Emergency Management branch. The Senior Policy Officer role has a particular focus on supporting emergency management governance activities, and preparing and presenting detailed reports, ministerial briefs, cabinet and agency submissions on complex matters.

Are you

  • An excellent communicator (written and verbal) with outstanding problem solving skills?
  • Able to work flexibly in a busy policy and program environment?
  • A team player with drive and commitment?


How to Apply:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note:

For this role, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document. Applicants are strongly encouraged to view the Information for Applicants document to obtain guidance on what to include in your cover letter and resume. This document also provides information on the department's recruitment and employment safety screening processes.

Click 'Apply Now' below to submit your interest in this role, or click here to obtain step-by-step guidance on how to register and apply online.

The Department of Health and Human Services has undergone a merger. Please note, as an interim measure, for further information please review both websites: and

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