Natural Environment Program Officer (VPSG3)

Job posted: 21/07/2021
Applications close: 04/08/2021 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Grampians

Job type: Full time / Until 30 June 2022

Organisation: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Salary: $70,791 - $85,956

Occupation: Environment

Reference: VG/50941446

Reference: VG/50941446

Occupation: Environment

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

Work location: Western Region | Grampians

  • Are you interested in a career change/start in Regional Victoria?
  • Do you have a passion for protecting biodiversity whilst supporting sustainable development?
  • Are you detail orientated with a sound understanding of planning schemes and the natural environment?
  • Seeking an individual who is keen to develop their skills within a supportive, team-based work environment.

The Natural Environment Program Officer will support delivery of place-based projects, biodiversity programs, water projects, provide input into the development of policy and strategy, and support monitoring and review processes to support an agile, high performing culture.

The Forest Fire and Region Group plays a critical role in the delivery of land and natural resource management for Victorians and protection against and management of fires and emergencies.  As a large diverse group, it provides opportunities to make a positive impact on Victoria's natural environment and communities while offering its employees variety of work and challenges. 

Forest, Fire and Regions Group is committed to developing and promoting an organisation that is flexible, agile and innovative. They give staff the tools, development opportunities and responsibility to deliver to high standards and continually improve.

This is a fixed term position available until 30 June 2022. The location for this position is negotiable within the Grampians Region.

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 capabilities sections. 

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Wednesday, 4 August 2021.

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 for the advertised employment period. To be appointed to an ongoing position you must be an Australian Permanent Resident or an Australian/New Zealand citizen.

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.

Natural Environment Program Officer (VPSG3)

Job type:

Full time / Until 30 June 2022

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Pauline Rudolph | 0437 463 378

Natural Environment Program Officer (VPSG3)