Property Officer (VPSG4)

Job posted: 11/06/2021
Applications close: 27/06/2021 (Midnight)
12 days remaining

12 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Until 28/10/2022

Organisation: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

Salary: $87,640 - $99,438

Occupation: Property

Reference: VG/DFFH/HV/376377

Reference: VG/DFFH/HV/376377

Occupation: Property

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

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) works hard to create equal opportunities for all Victorians to live a safe, respected and valued life. Our areas of focus are child protection, housing, disability, the prevention of family violence, multicultural affairs, LGBTQI+ equality, veterans, women and youth. The work we do benefits thousands of Victorians, particularly those who are disadvantaged and vulnerable. We work in a variety of community-based settings, including people's homes, residential facilities and secure settings across metropolitan, rural and regional Victoria. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage applications from Aboriginal people and people from diverse backgrounds and abilities.


The Property Officer is responsible for assisting in the acquisition, development and coordination of property owned, controlled or managed by Homes Victoria or by third parties. The roles objective is to source and prepare permanent accommodation for households who are currently residing in privately owned leasehold properties which expire over the next 2 years.

Are you:

  • Flexible and Accountable: adaptable; open to new ideas; show initiative; proactive and self-starting; seizes opportunities and acts upon them
  • A team player: cooperative and work well with others in pursuit of team goals, collaborates and shares information, excellent communication skills, ensuring timely delivery of projects
  • Able to demonstrate a good understanding of the Residential Tenancies Act, Victorian Government Land Transaction Policy, the role of the Valuer Generals Office and general property law.
  • Able to demonstrate skills in project management and administration in a property related field.
  • Good at researching, preparing and executing reports and briefings and/or technical specifications for property projects.


Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note: For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.  

For further information please visit the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing <https://www.vic.gov.au/department-families-fairness-and-housing>

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