Assessment Officer (VPSG3)

Job posted: 08/06/2021
Applications close: 22/06/2021 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / to 30 December 2022

Organisation: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Salary: $70,791 - $85,956

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Reference: VG/090559

Reference: VG/090559

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Salary Range: $70,791 - $85,956

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) was established to ensure Victoria's strong economic performance by growing industries and regions. Here at DJPR, we're making sure Victoria's economy benefits all Victorians by creating more jobs for more people, building thriving places and regions and nurturing inclusive communities.

Our work supports a range of diverse portfolios and operates across metropolitan, regional and international offices. We also oversee various public entities, including public corporations, regulatory authorities and specialist boards.

The Department strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities.

Our values are accountability, integrity and respect, and underpin everything we do.

Assessment Officer

  • $70,791 - $85,956 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Fixed Term to 30 December 2022
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: 121 Exhibition Street, Melbourne CBD (flexibility may be available)


The position of Assessment Officer forms a part of the Jobs Victoria branch within the Employment and Inclusion group. The Strategic Engagement team, part of the Strategic Engagement and Job Creation unit at Jobs Victoria is seeking motivated, skilled and enthusiastic individuals to join the team. 

Assessment Officers will be responsible for assessing applications to the $250 million Jobs Victoria Fund, which the Strategic Engagement team is responsible for administering. The Fund provides wage subsidies to support employers to grow and recover while helping priority jobseekers into steady jobs. 

The core function of these roles is assessing grant applications to facilitate job opportunities for priority jobseekers. You will also support a team working across key workstreams including policy, reporting and technology, which ensure the administration of the Fund is continually improving.

Key accountabilities:

  1. Assess applications to the Jobs Victoria Fund in line with the documented processes.
  2. Provide administrative and coordination support to ensure efficient and effective processing of applications, and to contribute to continuous improvement of the application and assessment process.
  3. Liaise with internal and external stakeholders ensuring effective communication and service excellence.  

These roles require a strong work ethic, the ability to work as part of a busy team, attention to detail and the ability to undertake assessments in line with a documented process. Administration and/or grants experience, organisational skills as well as excellent interpersonal skills are prerequisites. These roles contribute to the suite of projects and programs within Jobs Victoria to facilitate job creation across Victoria. 

For a confidential discussion, please contact Cecily Jones, Manager, Strategic Engagement, at cecily.jones@ecodev.vic.gov.au. 

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department. For further information on the position, please refer to the attached position description.

How to Apply

Please click the ‘Apply Now' button. As part of the application process, you will need to provide a copy of your resume and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria outlined in the position description.

Applications close at midnight on Tuesday 22 June 2021.

Assessment Officer (VPSG3)

Job type:

Full time / to 30 December 2022

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Cecily Jones, Manager, Strategic Engagement | cecily.jones@ecodev.vic.gov.au

Assessment Officer (VPSG3)