Senior Project Officer (VPSG4)

Job posted: 16/02/2021
Applications close: 07/03/2021 (Midnight)
10 days remaining

10 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 31-MAR-2021 to 31-MAR-2022

Organisation: Environment Protection Authority

Salary: $87,640 - $99,438

Occupation: Regulatory Governance and Compliance

Reference: VG/700559

Reference: VG/700559

Occupation: Regulatory Governance and Compliance

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

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

For nearly 50 years, EPA Victoria (EPA) has helped make our state a healthier, more liveable place.

As Victoria’s environmental regulator, we set and enforce environmental standards to help ensure all Victorians can enjoy clean air, healthy waterways and pollutant-free land.

To achieve the best possible environmental outcomes for Victoria, we’re increasingly shifting our focus from minimising the effects of environmental harm, to preventing it from happening in the first place.

To help us achieve this, we’re now recruiting. By working at EPA you can enjoy a meaningful career with great work-life balance, while building a better future for our environment.

There has never been a more exciting time at EPA as we work to prevent the harmful effects of pollution and waste on Victoria's environment and people.

We are seeking a Senior Project Officer (VPS4) to join the Preventative Programs Unit and play a key role in the design, implementation, and monitoring of a strategic project that focuses on air, waste and water for a key Victorian growth corridor. 

Your role: 

  • Collaborate and apply influencing and negotiation skills with internal and external stakeholders to deconstruct problems, identify drivers and implement interventions.
  • Clearly define problem statements and utilise the program logic process to identify and deliver on short, medium and long tern outcomes.
  • Undertake the function of secretariate for the key governance and working group 
  • Utilise innovative problem solving and regulatory craft for complex environmental and regulatory problems, with a focus on air, waste and water quality.

Qualifications & Attributes 

  • Please refer to the attached position description

 What's in it for you? 

  • Become an integral part of a professional workforce committed to delivering programs and services that prevent harm to the environment and human health
  • Contribute to the EPA becoming a national and international leader in managing air, waste, and water issues.
  • Flexible work options, personal and professional development  

 How to Apply: 

Read the attached position description and apply online via our EPA Career Services. Within your application, please submit the following:

  • A completed application form 
  • A completed cover letter addressing your experience, motivation, and suitability for the role
  • Your resume including the contact details of two appropriate referees

Inquiries can be directed to Ewa Madon - Program Leader - Preventative programs on ewa.madon@epa.vic.gov.au or 03 9695 2869

All prospective employees are required to undergo a National Criminal Record Check before an employment offer being made. Individual responses to key selection criteria listed on the Position Description are not required. EPA Victoria is committed to supporting employees through flexible work arrangements and encouraging work/life balance. 

We are dedicated to maintaining a safe and inclusive work environment where all employees are respected, valued, and supported. We proactively seek to employ a diverse workforce to leverage the varied ideas of all employees, that drive innovation and success in everything we do. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. EPA Victoria welcomes applications from serving or past members of the Australian Defence Force. If you require advice and support with the application process, please contact the Recruitment team on 1 300 372 842. 

EPA Victoria utilises an Order of Merit process whereby applicants deemed suitable may be retained on a Merit List, from which their application may be accessed for recruitment to this role within a 3-month period. Note: Applications received via e-mail will not be considered. For further information on Environment Protection Authority Victoria, please visit www.epa.vic.gov.au