District Manager, Midlands (VPSG6)

Job posted: 13/10/2020
Applications close: 01/11/2020 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Ballarat

Job type: Full time / Ongoing

Organisation: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Salary: $120,692 - $161,511

Occupation: Land Management

Reference: VG/50925927C

Reference: VG/50925927C

Occupation: Land Management

Salary Range: $120,692 - $161,511

Work location: Western Region | Ballarat

  • Apply your leadership and staff management experience
  • Planning and organsing, and project management skills
  • Location: Sebastopol, Ballarat Vic An ongoing opportunity to lead a diverse and effective team that is proactive, responsive and has a strong culture consistent with the department’s values and behaviours, including workplace safety.

The position of District Manager provides senior place-based leadership of the workforce and development and implementation of operational and work plans within the Midlands District. The position is responsible for the management of State Forests and fire management, including planned burning and associated community engagement across all public land.

The role requires excellent leadership and communication skills, as well as sound experience in natural resource management with an emphasis on delivering land stewardship and fire management services.

The position requires a dynamic individual committed to managing the natural environment. The role will build and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders within DELWP, in partner organisations and in the community. The District Manager will be comfortable managing and liaising with people at all levels of the organisation, and will be a well organised and experienced manager of people and resources.

The District Manager will play a senior leadership role within the Grampians Region due to the higher levels of resource needs and the number and variety of issues and stakeholders managed.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience in leading and managing staff across a range of functions, particularly in the areas of forest and emergency management.
  • Demonstrated experience in the coordination, planning and delivery of operational programs, including agency, stakeholder and community engagement.
  • Sound knowledge and experience in emergency management policies and procedures.
  • A Victorian Driver's Licence is required.

This is an ongoing position.

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the Key Selection Criteria detailed in the position description, including the Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications and Knowledge and Skills sections. 

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Sunday, 1 November 2020.

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.

Applicants must possess corresponding work rights to be eligible for appointment.

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

District Manager, Midlands (VPSG6)

Job type:

Full time / Ongoing

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Peter Kambouris | 0439 548 879 peter.kambouris@delwp.vic.gov.au

District Manager, Midlands (VPSG6)