Manager Aquaculture (VPSG6)

Job posted: 24/06/2022
Applications close: 08/07/2022 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Victorian Fisheries Authority

Salary: $127,467 - $170,579

Occupation: Agriculture/Primary Industry

Reference: VG/VFA/VFA/1635865

Reference: VG/VFA/VFA/1635865

Occupation: Agriculture/Primary Industry

Salary Range: $127,467 - $170,579

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Victorian Fisheries Authority (VFA) is a statutory authority established to facilitate the effective management of Victoria’s fisheries resources in a coordinated and strategic way that ensures their ongoing sustainability. The VFA functions to ensure that the Government, the recreational and commercial fishing sectors, and the Victorian community can share in and obtain the benefits from sustainable fisheries management. The VFA has around 188 FTE located in the Melbourne CBD, metropolitan Melbourne and across regional Victoria.

  • Annual Salary Range: VPS6 - $127,467 - $170,579
  • Tenure: Ongoing
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Usual Work Location: Melbourne or Queenscliff (Negotiable)

About the Team

Manager, Acquaculture provides authoritative and strategic advice to the Director Fisheries Management and CEO regarding all aspects of Aquaculture Management within the Victorian Fisheries Authority including regulatory, policy, legislative and strategic advice, licensing, and Ministerial correspondence related to the management aquaculture production. The role includes one direct report.
About the Opportunity

About You

  • Sector Experience: Demonstrated expertise of and/or experience of working with the aquaculture sector or similar.
  • Conceptual and Analytical Ability: Uses conceptual thinking and sound analytical approaches to support decision making in the work area.
  • Stakeholder engagement: Experience in stakeholder engagement, analysing and understanding the conflicting interests of stakeholders, whilst maintaining strong working relationships and identifying risks/barriers.
  • Communication: Highly developed communication skills, that can be applied to the preparation of briefs, internal communications and engaging with external stakeholders.
  • Project Delivery: Is regarded as a thought leader in project management; Considers historical, political and broader context to inform project direction and mitigate risk.

Culture and Benefits

Victorian Fisheries Authority are committed to building a culture of developing our people to achieve great outcomes for the Victorian transport network. We are proud of our commitment to flexible work arrangements that support different ways of working, helping employees balance work and life. We are focused on providing a workplace environment that is rewarding, enjoyable, healthy and productive for all employees, where contributions are valued and recognised, expectations are clear, and treatment is fair and equitable. More information on the PD attached.

How to Apply

Applications should include a resume and if you wish a covering letter. Applications close 11.59pm on 08/07/22.

Please note: This position requires the successful employee to provide evidence of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or medical evidence which confirms the individual is unable to receive a dose, or a further dose, of a COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical contraindication or an acute medical illness. Failure to comply with this condition of employment will impact your eligibility for employment in this position with DoT. For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, please call Monique Leane, Director, Fisheries Management on 0408 932 815. Preferred applicants may be subject to pre-employment checks. Information provided to the Department of Transport will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Manager Aquaculture (VPSG6)

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Monique Leane | 0408 932 815

Manager Aquaculture (VPSG6)