Project Officer, Conservation Planning (VPSG4)

Job posted: 17/03/2023
Applications close: 02/04/2023 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Until 31 December 2023

Organisation: Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action

Salary: $91,418 - $103,725

Occupation: Environment

Reference: VG/50921514M

Reference: VG/50921514M

Occupation: Environment

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

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Project Officer role is focused on protecting and securing conservation areas in Melbourne's Growth Corridors through planning processes. This involves working with the Victorian Planning Authority and local councils to ensure Planning Scheme Amendments associated with precinct structure plans incorporate the necessary planning controls to implement the requirements of the Biodiversity Conservation Strategy. It also involves responding to statutory referrals that relate to subdivision and development to ensure conservation areas are protected during development and secured for conservation purposes in perpetuity.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Qualifications in environmental planning, environmental science, natural resource management and/or significant experience in these areas.
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in environmental planning. 

This is a fixed term position available until 31 December 2023. The work location for this position is 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, 2 April 2023.

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.  Recruitment is subject to the prospective employee confirming their vaccination status as up to date (3 doses) or providing evidence that they are medically exempt.

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, Conservation Planning (VPSG4)

Job type:

Full time / Until 31 December 2023

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Michael Ward | 0418 667 579 / michael.ward@delwp.vic.gov.au

Project Officer, Conservation Planning (VPSG4)