Project Officer (VPSG4)

Job posted: 25/01/2021
Applications close: 03/03/2021 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / until 31 January 2022

Organisation: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Salary: $87,640 - $99,438

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Reference: VG/50939041

Reference: VG/50939041

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

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

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

  • Do you have exceptional stakeholder management skills and experience?
  • Do you have outstanding written and verbal communication skills?
  • Location: Negotiable, VIC Exciting opportunity to join a small yet dynamic team providing executive support to the Executive Director – Forest and Fire Operations.

The Project Officer is part of a small team providing executive support for the Executive Director Forest and Fire Operations/ Chief Fire Officer. The role is responsible for leading the design and coordination of digital engagement activities for the Chief Fire Officer, including meaningfully engaging with external and internal partners and stakeholders.

The Project Officer provides expertise on strategies and plans to engage effectively with stakeholders so that the role of the Chief Fire Officer can manage relationships and achieve its objectives. The Project Officer will play a key role in the planning, coordination and delivery of communications and stakeholder engagement as part of the Forest and Fire Operations Division.

You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and thrive working as part of a high-performing team. You will be self-starting, demonstrate initiative, enjoy learning new things and taking on new challenges, and can form and maintain positive working relationships across the department and with key stakeholders.

Forest, Fire and Regions Group is committed to developing and promoting an organisation that is flexible, agile and innovative. This is a great opportunity to join a high performing team in a flexible, dynamic work environment.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Expertise in stakeholder engagement theory and practice
  • Expertise in the use of Adobe Creative Cloud.

This is a fixed term position until 31 January 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 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.

Project Officer (VPSG4)

Job type:

Full time / until 31 January 2022

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Andrew Stanios | 0457 515 767

Project Officer (VPSG4)