Engagement Officer - Established Invasives (VPSG4)

Job posted: 29/07/2022
Applications close: 21/08/2022 (Midnight)
10 days remaining

10 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Negotiable

Job type: Full time / Refer to Position Description

Organisation: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Salary: $90,067 - $102,192

Occupation: Agriculture/Primary Industry

Reference: VG/E081117

Reference: VG/E081117

Occupation: Agriculture/Primary Industry

Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192

Work location: Negotiable

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.

Engagement Officer – Established Invasives

  • $90,067 - $102,192 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Ongoing
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time
  • Usual work location: Northern Region

The Team

The position of Engagement Officer - Established Invasives forms a part of the Biosecurity and Agriculture Services branch within the Agriculture Victoria group.

The Biosecurity and Agriculture Services (BAS) branch designs and delivers services, provides technical advice and influences policy to support the agriculture sector to achieve sustainable growth while managing risks and minimising adverse impacts to the economy, environment and public health and safety.

The Role

The Engagement Officer – Established Invasives has a key role in facilitating stakeholder engagement that will support the delivery of community-led approaches in the management of established invasives at the regional and local level.

As the Engagement Officer – Established Invasives you will work in partnership with regional staff and the Community Pest Management Group Support Team to deliver community programs that support shared responsibility between community and government in managing established invasive species.

For a comprehensive outline of the position's Key Accountabilities and Key Selection Criteria, please refer to the Job Specification attachment.

Further Information

For a confidential discussion, please contact Jess Seidel, Biosecurity Manager, 0419 577 324.

Applicants will be required to comply with the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Region's (department's) COVID-19 Vaccination requirements, in line with the Chief Health Officer (CHO) Directions and any other legislative requirements, directions, policies or procedures, including but not limited to any requirement to provide evidence of vaccination status.

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.

Please note: If you require an adjustment to participate in any stage of the recruitment process; or have a particular requirement to be communicated with by either telephone or email only, please notify the DJPR Recruitment Team at recruitment@ecodev.vic.gov.au with the position number in the subject line.

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 21 August 2022.

Engagement Officer - Established Invasives (VPSG4)

Job type:

Full time / Refer to Position Description

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Jess Seidel | 0419 577 324

Engagement Officer - Established Invasives (VPSG4)