Industry Guidance Officer (VPSG4)

Job posted: 09/03/2023
Applications close: 27/03/2023 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Environment Protection Authority

Salary: $91,418 - $103,725

Occupation: Environment

Reference: VG/EPA/STRATEGY/1706046

Reference: VG/EPA/STRATEGY/1706046

Occupation: Environment

Salary Range: $91,418 - $103,725

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

As Victoria's environmental regulator, we set and enforce environmental standards to help ensure all Victorians can enjoy clean air, healthy waterways and pollutant-free land.

To achieve the best possible environmental outcomes for Victoria, we're increasingly shifting our focus from minimising the effects of environmental harm, to preventing it from happening in the first place.

To help us achieve this, we're now recruiting. By working at EPA you can enjoy a meaningful career with great work-life balance, while building a better future for our environment.

Industry Guidance Officer

  • $91,418 to $103,725 salary range
  • Hybrid working options
  • 200 Victoria Street, Carlton 

About the organisation

As the environmental regulator for Victoria, we set and implement environmental standards to help ensure all Victorians can enjoy clean air, healthy waterways and pollutant-free land.

Benefits of working with the EPA:

  • Contribute to the protection of Victorian environment and health of its people
  • A focus on work/life balance and development opportunities
  • A diverse and inclusive workplace with many career pathways
  • Hybrid and flexible work arrangement options

Are you passionate about educating and supporting Industry to comply with their environmental protection obligations? Do you want your office to be a stone's throw away from the iconic “Queen Victoria Market”?

If your answer is yes, then this could be the role for you.

About the role

This is an exciting role within the Industry Guidance Unit where you will work with a range of stakeholders to assess and build state of knowledge and capability through collaboration, engagement and partnership. The role supports small to medium businesses understand their obligations to assess and manage their risks to prevent harm to human health and the environment.

As an Industry Guidance Officer at EPA you will develop clear, high quality and practical guidance informed by, and tailored to the end user. You will be involved in the research, project planning, content development and implementation of industry guidance materials.

The role will be responsible for managing and coordinating the various inputs into the development of guidance. Using your sound engagement and stakeholder management skills you will have the opportunity to work with subject matter experts within EPA and industry, and partner with them to develop and implement the guidance.

Skills and Experience

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to prepare materials to a high quality for varying audiences.
  • Experience working with stakeholders to develop guidance material or negotiate a project outcome.
  • Well developed problem-solving skills, with the ability to seek all relevant information for problem-solving, liaise with stakeholders and analyse issues from different perspectives
  • Strong organisational and planning skills, with the ability to prioritise activities effectively and coordinate the delivery of multiple work items.
  • Initiative to try new approaches for improved outcomes
  • Tertiary qualification in engineering, applied science, law, communications, business management discipline or equivalent is desirable.

How to apply

Click the ”Apply” button to submit your resume and cover letter. Applications close 27th March 2023.

EPA Victoria recognises the value of the diversity, strength, and knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as we work with Traditional Owners to care for our environment. We provide a culturally safe and embracing work environment.

We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to merit, equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace. We believe our workforce should represent the diversity of the lands upon which we reside; and we actively embrace staff of different abilities, orientations, backgrounds, faiths, and gender identities.

EPA Victoria is a Child Safe organisation with a strong commitment to physical, cultural, and emotional safety of all children including those with diversity of ability, culture, identity, and linguistic background.

Please contact David Khan - Team leader Industry Guidance Unit on 0409652485 david.khan@epa.vic.gov.au for further information.

Please contact recruitment.mailbox@epa.vic.gov.au should you require this ad in an accessible.

Please note:

  • Preferred candidates will be required to submit proof of compliance with EPA's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy (two doses of COVID-19 vaccine plus at least one booster dose).
  • You must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident (for ongoing roles) or hold a valid work permit or visa.
  • Preferred candidates will be subject to pre-employment checks including, but not limited to, police checks, reference checks and role related security clearances.
Industry Guidance Officer (VPSG4)

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David Khan | david.khan@epa.vic.gov.au

Industry Guidance Officer (VPSG4)