Planning Approvals Program Officer (VPSG4)

Job posted: 17/02/2021
Applications close: 03/03/2021 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Salary: $87,640 - $99,438

Occupation: Land Management

Reference: VG/50926382/

Reference: VG/50926382/

Occupation: Land Management

Salary Range: $87,640 - $99,438

Work location: Gippsland

  • Planning approvals
  • Public land governance and administration
  • Location: Flexible within the Gippsland Region An exciting opportunity to work within a dynamic space, managing and supporting the delivery of high-quality advice and support in the coordination of planning processes and statutory requirements and achieving environmental, social and economic benefits to the State and community.

The Planning Approvals Program Officer will manage and support delivery of high-quality advice and support to the coordination of planning processes, including adherence with statutory requirements, public land-use projects, undertaking strategic reviews and providing sound and authoritative advice. 

The purpose of this role is to lead service excellence in delivering the effective and efficient provision of public land governance and administration services, environmental and land use information and advice and actions to support a high performing culture.

The Program Officer will work with other teams to ensure the consistent, integrated and efficient delivery of public land-use projects and strategic services across the Forest, Fire and Regions Group (FFRG). The Program Officer will be an active member of the Land and Built Environment Branch leadership team, contributing to the delivery of group and departmental priorities, and to building an inclusive and high performing workforce that is customer focused, collaborative, professional and engaged. The Forest, Fire and Regions Group plays a critical role in the delivery of integrated, accessible and high-quality 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 high standards and continually improve.

The department cares for the safety and wellbeing of its employees, supports work life balance and champions diversity.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Relevant tertiary qualification and or experience.

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 capabilities sections. 

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Wednesday, 3 March 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.

Planning Approvals Program Officer (VPSG4)

Job type:

Full time

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Carmel Henderson | 0427 520 628

Planning Approvals Program Officer (VPSG4)