Policy Officer - Energy Strategy (VPSG4)

Job posted: 20/11/2020
Applications close: 06/12/2020 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / until 30 June 2022

Organisation: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Salary: $86,558 - $98,210

Occupation: Policy

Reference: VG/50938626

Reference: VG/50938626

Occupation: Policy

Salary Range: $86,558 - $98,210

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

  • Strong project, time and stakeholder management skills
  • Highly organised with strong communication skills
  • Location: Melbourne, CBD An exciting opportunity for a highly motivated Policy officer to assist in enabling the transition of Victoria’s energy sector to meet Victoria’s emission reduction targets through analysis and research.

The Policy Officer is responsible for contributing to strategic and innovative policy advice and project management to identify and develop pathways to decarbonise the energy sector as part of the gas reform project to meet Victoria's emission reduction targets, while maintaining awareness of and looking for opportunities to work collaboratively with other projects within the Energy Strategy Division. 

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work on an important and high-profile project with a dedicated group of colleagues and play a vital role in how the energy sector can transition to meet Victoria's emission reduction targets.

The position requires the sucessful applicant to demonstrate policy, project management, research and analytical capabilities. Sound policy and project skills will enable project planning and delivery including the ability to prepare reports, briefs, presentations and correspondence on complex issues and under tight timeframes.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • A tertiary qualification in public policy, project management, economics, engineering, law, science or energy related fields is desirable.
  • An understanding of government, departmental and Ministerial functions and relationships is desirable.

This is a fixed term position available until 30 June 2022.

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 Knowledge and Skills sections. 

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Sunday, 6 December 2020.

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.

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.

For further information including the position description, key selection criteria and to apply visit


Policy Officer - Energy Strategy (VPSG4)

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Full time / until 30 June 2022

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Felicity Sands | felicity.sands@delwp.vic.gov.au

Policy Officer - Energy Strategy (VPSG4)