Senior Project Officer - Legislation (VPSG5)

Job posted: 17/06/2022
Applications close: 03/07/2022 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: South West Region

Job type: Full time / until 24 July 2023

Organisation: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Salary: $103,920 - $125,735

Occupation: Legal

Reference: VG/50944784

Reference: VG/50944784

Occupation: Legal

Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735

Work location: South West Region

Lead the delivery of key sub-projects within legislative work stream of the Great Ocean Road Action Plan program, in particular the establishment of regulations for land management, tour operator licences and visitor charges within the Great Ocean Road Coast and Parks.

This position is part of the Great Ocean Road Management Reform (GORMR) Team which is responsible for implementing the Great Ocean Road Action Plan. This role leads the implementation of new legislation that has been established to enable the Great Ocean Road management reforms, in particular the establishment of regulations to support the newly created Great Ocean Road Coast and Parks Authority to manage parks and public land, and to charge visitor fees. The ideal candidate will have a proven ability to plan, manage and successfully implement complex and sensitive projects, a good working knowledge of the Great Ocean Road and Environs Protect Act 2020 and public land legislation. They will demonstrate initiative, have excellent analytical and clear-thinking skills, and have sound negotiation and stakeholder management skills.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • A qualification in law is preferred.
  • Experience in working with public land legislation is required.
  • Experience in working with the Great Ocean Road and Environs Protection Act is preferred.

This is a fixed term position available until 24 July 2023. The location for this position is Negotiable within the Barwon South West Region.

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 Sunday, 3 July 2022.

Other relevant information:

For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.

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.  

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Senior Project Officer - Legislation (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time / until 24 July 2023

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Libby Sampson | libby.f.sampson@delwp.vic.gov.au or 0409 728 985

Senior Project Officer - Legislation (VPSG5)