Senior Project Officer - ICM Standards and Reporting (VPSG5)

Job posted: 14/03/2023
Applications close: 28/03/2023 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action

Salary: $105,479 - $127,621

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/50927746X

Reference: VG/50927746X

Occupation: Projects

Salary Range: $105,479 - $127,621

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

If you want to drive a couple of statewide projects that will deliver benefits for a range of DEECA programs and help support key delivery partners to do natural resource management and reporting better, then read on. We are a small collaborative team that focuses on integrated and consistent approaches to catchment management and stewardship. If you get this role you will make a difference in how programs deliver, collect and store data and information. You will maintain the Statewide NRM standards for outputs and data collection. You will continue to build our central capacity to collect and store these data and information.

You will need to know about spatial data, systems and tools that DEECA uses to demonstrate delivery of policy and programs to government and the broader community. You will also need to know how to explain and translate that knowledge into a "value-adding" proposition for leadership within DEECA and key partners and stakeholders.

As a person, you will be driven but collaborative and you will be keen to bring people along and work with them to get to good solutions. You will be a happy to work within a supportive team but capable of just getting things done.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, the ability communicate with influence across a range of audiences including strategic, technical and operational environments. Demonstrated ability to explain technical concepts to non-expert audiences, developing relationships into collaboration opportunities as required.
  • Strong knowledge of government policy and institutional arrangements in relation to natural resource management, including a good understanding of issues around Catchment Management Authority monitoring, evaluation and reporting.
  • Strong understanding of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and spatial data, measures and other information used to monitor, evaluate and report on catchment condition and management.

This is a fixed term position available until 15 July 2023. The work location for this position is flexible within Victoria with hybrid work arrangements available.

To be considered for this position, applicants are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter (no longer than 2 pages) summarising their skills and relevant experience.

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Tuesday, 28 March 2023.

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.  Recruitment is subject to the prospective employee confirming their vaccination status as up to date (3 doses) or providing evidence that they are medically exempt.

To be eligible for appointment to this role, applicants will possess corresponding work rights for the advertised employment period. Appointment to an ongoing position is only available to an Australian/New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.  

A Diverse, Inclusive and Flexible Workplace

DEECA welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and we focus on the essential requirements of the job and being consistent and fair in our treatment of all applicants. We also understand that a balanced life is important to our employees. Talk to us about our flexible options such as working some days from home, starting early or late, working part time, job sharing or accessing paid or unpaid leave.

Senior Project Officer - ICM Standards and Reporting (VPSG5)

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Adam Hood | 0419307632

Senior Project Officer - ICM Standards and Reporting (VPSG5)