Aide to the Governor (VPSG4)

Job posted: 13/05/2022
Applications close: 05/06/2022 (Midnight)
14 days remaining

14 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Office of the Governor Victoria

Salary: $88,955 - $100,930

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/1629703

Reference: VG/1629703

Occupation: Projects

Salary Range: $88,955 - $100,930

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Aide to the Governor

The Program and Protocol branch is responsible for the delivery of the official Government House program. The branch is responsible for policy, protocol and logistical matters as well as providing direct support to the Governor, Governor's Spouse and the Official Secretary on a day to day basis.


  • Under the direction of the Deputy Official Secretary Program, attend the Governor and spouse at official functions, and prepare the necessary arrangements and briefings for those functions.
  • Assist in the preparation of speeches for the Governor and spouse.
  • Assist in the coordination of functions within Government House.
  • Arrange tours of regional Victoria by the Governor and spouse.
  • Conduct research and other projects for the Governor, as well as the Official Secretary and other senior staff as required.
  • Under the direction of the Deputy Official Secretary Program, assist in the care of house guests of Government House.
  • Respond to enquiries from stakeholders regarding matters of protocol.
  • Perform as a member of the Office of the Governor any other duties as directed by the Official Secretary, or delegate.

For more information about the work of the Aide, and to see profiles of former Aides to the Governor, go to https://www.governor.vic.gov.au/victorias-governor/working-government-house.

The closing date for this position is 11:59pm Sunday, 5th June 2022.

How to apply:

All applications should include only a resume and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria, unless stated otherwise. Any questions you may have regarding the job vacancy please refer to the contact details on the Position Description.

Other relevant information:

Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check. Office of the Governor is an equal opportunity employer and our recruitment process focuses on essential skills and abilities. We welcome applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds and people with disabilities. Office of the Governor values its people and is committed to attracting, developing and retaining diverse talent. Office of the Governor actively promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace and does not discriminate based on age, sex, carer or parental status, disability, race, religious belief, sexual orientation, gender identity or other characteristics.



Aide to the Governor (VPSG4)

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Jonathan Burke | info@govhouse.vic.gov.au or 03 9655 4211

Aide to the Governor (VPSG4)