Project Officer - Suburban Parks Program (VPSG4)

Job posted: 18/02/2021
Applications close: 04/03/2021 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Until June 2022

Organisation: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Salary: $87,640 - $99,438

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/VG/50932982

Reference: VG/VG/50932982

Occupation: Projects

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

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

  • Support the Project Lead to plan, manage and deliver parkland planning across greater Melbourne
  • Showcase your exceptional stakeholder management and communication skills across DELWP portfolios
  • Opportunity to be involved in land management, parkland planning, managing spatial data and collaborative project planning This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing team in delivering a Government priority program to improve natural values in urban environments. You will have the opportunity to create and influence Melbourne’s liveability.

The Project Officer will contribute to the delivery of key co-managed parkland projects in the Suburban Parks Program.  The range of co-managed parklands include Jacksons Creek Regional Parklands, Upper Merri Creek Regional Parklands, Cardinia Creek Regional Parklands, Quarry Hills Regional Parklands, Frankston to Mornington Parklands and the Seaford Wetlands Revitalisation Project.

The successful candidate will have the ability to engage local partners and local communities and the ability to support the planning and delivery of urban parks against broader environmental objectives. The successful candidate will contribute problem solving, strategic planning and positive culture to a strong team dynamic focused on outcomes that benefit local communities.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • An appropriate tertiary qualification in environmental science, open space planning or Crown land management, project management or equivalent experience is desirable.
  • Experience and training in GIS analysis and software

This is a fixed term position until 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 Thursday 4 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 - Suburban Parks Program (VPSG4)

Job type:

Full time / Until June 2022

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Jeremy Hindell | 0408 104 601

Project Officer - Suburban Parks Program (VPSG4)