Senior Environmental Officer (VPSG4)

Job posted: 13/10/2020
Applications close: 27/10/2020 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Various

Job type: Full time / 30 June 2021

Organisation: Department of Transport

Salary: $85,279 - $96,759

Occupation: Environment

Reference: VG/99995560

Reference: VG/99995560

Occupation: Environment

Salary Range: $85,279 - $96,759

Work location: Various

The Department of Transport brings together all transport modes to design, plan, build and operate Victoria's transport system. Our job is to further integrate the transport network and improve the delivery of services to Victorians for simpler, quicker and safer journeys that connect people and places and support Victoria's prosperity and liveability. We’re focused on outcomes that deliver more choice, connections and confidence in our travel, ensuring the whole transport network works as one to deliver better services and outcomes.

Senior Environmental Officer

  • Annual Salary Range: $86,558 - $98,210 + super (as per new VPS Enterprise Agreement 2020)
  • Tenure: Fixed Term [30 June 2021]
  • Employment Type: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual Work Location: Bairnsdale (flexibility may be available)


About the Team

To deliver transport services across all modes that provides a single user interface to the transport network.

About the Opportunity

Provide advice to senior staff members and key external stakeholders on environmental issues that may impact on key operational and strategic decisions.

About You

As our ideal candidate, you will be able to;

  • Exercises professional judgement under limited direction in extensive planning, work scheduling and resource management matters relating to environmental and cultural heritage aspects of regional operations; where resources, objectives and methods are only partially defined.
  • Apply competence in the area of environmental and cultural heritage management to achieve set operational objectives.
  • Negotiates with and influence key internal and external stakeholders in order to achieve successful environmental and cultural heritage outcomes in relation to regional operations.
  • Effectively leads, manages, motivates and develops staff in areas of technical expertise.
  • Develop innovative responses to resolve complex issues in areas of high environment and cultural heritage risk, where policies, guidelines and/or precedents are not readily available.
  • Review environmental documentation for compliance and manage and communicate the outcomes to key stakeholders.


Culture and Benefits

The Department of Transport is committed to building a culture where flexible work arrangements are a focus to support different ways of working, helping employees balance work and life.

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, please call Glen Franklin on 0408 174 711.

How to Apply

Applications should include a resume and covering letter.

Applications close 11.59pm on 27 October 2020

Preferred applicants may be subject to pre-employment checks. Information provided to the Department of Transport will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Senior Environmental Officer (VPSG4)

Job type:

Full time / 30 June 2021

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Glen Franklin | 0408 174 711

Senior Environmental Officer (VPSG4)