Policy Officer (VPSG4)

Job posted: 08/09/2021
Applications close: 22/09/2021 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Salary: $88,955 - $100,930

Occupation: Policy

Reference: VG/50941971X

Reference: VG/50941971X

Occupation: Policy

Salary Range: $88,955 - $100,930

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Fantastic opportunity for a Policy Officer to contribute to the Energy Demand, Efficiency and Safety Division.

The Policy Officer is part of the Energy Demand, Efficiency and Safety Division. The Division brings together energy related program delivery expertise and develops and implements policy with respect to energy efficiency, safety and emergency management.

The Policy Officer draws on multiple sources to provide responsive, authoritative advice to ministers and other senior officials on matters of energy reliability, security, risk and emergency management.

The role requires strong policy and problem-solving capabilities with a focus on outcomes and delivery. The role also requires the ability to manage complexity and apply analytical ability to a variety of information to identify opportunities and/or issues.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Tertiary qualification in a relevant field (desirable).
  • An understanding of current energy policy and/or risk management (desirable).

This is a fixed term position available for a period of 18 months.

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, 22 September 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.


Policy Officer (VPSG4)

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Juan Reyes | 03 8508 1290

Policy Officer (VPSG4)