Project Officer (VPSG4)

Job posted: 08/09/2023
Applications close: 24/09/2023 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Until 30 June 2024

Organisation: Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action

Salary: $91,418 - $103,725

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/50927682ST

Reference: VG/50927682ST

Occupation: Projects

Salary Range: $91,418 - $103,725

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Do you want to contribute to long-term water resource planning and impact assessments for a range of water related projects in Victoria?

The Project Officer plays a pivotal role in shaping the future of water resource management in Victoria by contributing to long-term water resource planning and impact assessments for a diverse array of water-related projects. In this capacity, the role involves active participation in scenario modeling and analysis, which serves as the cornerstone for informing Sustainable Water Strategies.

Additionally, the Project Officer takes on the critical responsibility of conducting comprehensive, long-term assessments of Victoria's surface water resources, shedding light on the intricate dynamics of water allocation among various user groups and the environment. This position is ideally tailored for a water-resource manager or modeller who possesses a profound interest in data-driven public policy, making it an exceptional opportunity to influence and drive positive change.

The key selection criteria specified in the attached Position Description outlines the capabilities required for the position.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • A tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline is essential.
  • Experience in water resource modelling and analysis is highly desirable. 
  • Sound knowledge of and experience in the field of water resources planning and management, particularly in the Victorian context, are desirable.

This is a fixed term position available until 30 June 2024. The work location for this position is 8 Nicholson Street, East Melbourne with hybrid work arrangements available.

To be considered for this position, applicants are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter (no longer than 2 pages) summarising their skills and relevant experience.

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Sunday, 24 September 2023.

Other relevant information:

For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.

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

To be eligible for appointment to this role, applicants will possess corresponding work rights for the advertised employment period. Appointment to an ongoing position is only available to an Australian/New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.  

A Diverse, Inclusive and Flexible Workplace

DEECA welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and we focus on the essential requirements of the job and being consistent and fair in our treatment of all applicants. We also understand that a balanced life is important to our employees. Talk to us about our flexible options such as working some days from home, starting early or late, working part time, job sharing or accessing paid or unpaid leave.


Project Officer (VPSG4)

Job type:

Full time / Until 30 June 2024

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David Wright | 04 8603 9459 or david.wright@delwp.vic.gov.au

Project Officer (VPSG4)