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Project Officer - Plant Surveillance, Design and Analysis (VPSG4)

Job posted: 03/08/2022
Applications close: 17/08/2022 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Part time / Refer to Position Description

Organisation: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Salary: $90,067 - $102,192

Occupation: Science

Reference: VG/E021256

Reference: VG/E021256

Occupation: Science

Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) was established to ensure Victoria's strong economic performance by growing industries and regions. Here at DJPR, we're making sure Victoria's economy benefits all Victorians by creating more jobs for more people, building thriving places and regions and nurturing inclusive communities.

Our work supports a range of diverse portfolios and operates across metropolitan, regional and international offices. We also oversee various public entities, including public corporations, regulatory authorities and specialist boards.

The Department strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities.

Our values are accountability, integrity and respect, and underpin everything we do.

Project Officer - Plant Surveillance, Design and Analysis

  • $90,067 – $102,192, (Plus Superannuation)
  • Fixed term
  • Usual hours of work: Part time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Attwood (flexibility may be available)

The Team

The position of Project Officer, Plant Surveillance Design and Analysis forms a part of the Biosecurity and Agriculture Services (BAS) branch within the Agriculture Victoria group.

The Biosecurity and Agriculture Services (BAS) branch designs and delivers services, provides technical advice and influences policy to support the agriculture sector to achieve sustainable growth while managing risks and minimising adverse impacts to the economy, environment and public health and safety.

The Role

The Project Officer, Plant Surveillance Design and Analysis reports to the Senior Officer, Plant Surveillance Design and Analysis. The position liaises and collaborates with fellow staff within the office of the Chief Plant Health Officer and interacts across Biosecurity Services, Plants Chemicals sand Invasives (PCI) and other DJPR staff. The relationship with these areas is to ensure effective and efficient plant biosecurity surveillance is undertaken.

The position supports the Senior Officer Plant Surveillance Design and Analysis and the broader Chief Plant Health Officer's Unit by supporting the delivery of national and state plant biosecurity surveillance programs. The role will also provide support to emergency and business as usual surveillance planning needs.

The successful applicant will work effectively as a member of a team, enjoy flexible working arrangements and undertake a wide variety of work across the division

Please refer to the Job Specification attachment for the position's Key Accountabilities and Key Selection Criteria.

Further Information

For a confidential discussion, please contact Tim hurst, Manager Preparedness, Surveillance and Response Projects on 0408 857 100.

Applicants will be required to comply with the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Region's (department's) COVID-19 Vaccination requirements, in line with the Chief Health Officer (CHO) Directions and any other legislative requirements, directions, policies or procedures, including but not limited to any requirement to provide evidence of vaccination status.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department. For further information on the position, please refer to the attached position description.

Please note: If you require an accessible version of the position description document; an adjustment to participate in any stage of the recruitment process or have a particular requirement to be communicated with by either telephone or email only, please notify the DJPR Recruitment Team at recruitment@ecodev.vic.gov.au with the position number in the subject line.

How to Apply

Please click the ‘Apply Now' button. As part of the application process, you will need to provide a copy of your resume and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria outlined in the position description.

Applications close at midnight on 21 August 2022.

Project Officer - Plant Surveillance, Design and Analysis (VPSG4)

Job type:

Part time / Refer to Position Description

Job classification:

VPSG4

Contact:

Tim Hurst | 0408 857 100

Project Officer - Plant Surveillance, Design and Analysis (VPSG4)