Senior Adviser - Aboriginal Workforce (VPSG5)

Job posted: 17/05/2021
Applications close: 20/06/2021 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / for a period of 2 years

Organisation: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Salary: $101,120 - $122,348

Occupation: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services

Reference: VG/50940674

Reference: VG/50940674

Occupation: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services

Salary Range: $101,120 - $122,348

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Great opportunity to take part and make a positive impact in the development of Aboriginal workforce and the delivery of Aboriginal policy initiatives and employment programs.

The Senior Adviser, Aboriginal Workforce will play a key role within the Forest, Fire and Regions Group and across DELWP in the review, development and implementation of a range of initiatives which have been designed to meet the department's Aboriginal employment objectives and goals as stated in Pupangarli Marnmarnepu 'Owning Our Future' Aboriginal Self-Determination Reform Strategy 2020-2025. This will include driving recruitment initiatives, providing support to managers and staff and supporting cultural safety within FFRG.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Sound knowledge and understanding of current challenges, issues, opportunities and community aspirations amongst Aboriginal Victorian communities.
  • High level of cultural and communication sensitivity.
  • It is preferable to have experience in Human Resources management, recruitment, learning and development or a similar field.

This is a fixed term position available for a period of 2 years.

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 capabilities sections. 

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Sunday, 20 June 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.

This position is designated for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people under s.12 Special Measures of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. Interested applicants will be asked to supply a completed confirmation of Aboriginality Form or a copy of a past completed form. Only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply.

We recognise the significant responsibility to enable self-determination, be accountable to Traditional Owners and provide opportunities to strengthen First Peoples' connection to Country. We are committed to creating a culturally safe environment, where individuals feel safe, valued, and able to celebrate their culture, and spiritual and belief systems.

For general information about Aboriginal Employment at DELWP, please contact self.determination@delwp.vic.gov.au. 

Senior Adviser - Aboriginal Workforce (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time / for a period of 2 years

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Luke Dykes | 0418 546 844

Senior Adviser - Aboriginal Workforce (VPSG5)