Senior Property Officer (Multiple Vacancies) (VPSG6)

Job posted: 02/08/2022
Applications close: 23/08/2022 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 3 Years

Organisation: Department of Transport

Salary: $127,467 - $170,579

Occupation: Property

Reference: VG/80014521

Reference: VG/80014521

Occupation: Property

Salary Range: $127,467 - $170,579

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

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 are excited to offer this opportunity for you to become part of the Department that delivers more choice, connections and confidence in our travel, ensuring the whole transport network works as one to deliver better services and outcomes.

Senior Property Officer (Multiple Vacancies)

  • VPS6: $127,467- $170,579 per annum plus superannuation
  • 3 Years - Fixed Term, Full Time
  • Melbourne CBD (the department provides flexible working arrangements)

About the Division

Transport Property Division provides land acquisition and associated services to infrastructure projects delivered by the Department and Major Transport Infrastructure Authority (MTIA).

About the opportunity

The Senior Property Officer will manage projects as well as a range of government land transactions (e.g. compulsory acquisitions, negotiation of leases/licences, purchases, temporary occupations, underground strata divestments and Planning and Environment Act claims) and associated compensation for our clients which include the Department's Groups, Westgate Tunnel Project, Level Crossing Removal Project, North East Link Project, Major Roads Project Victoria and Suburban Rail Loop Authority.

Key Accountabilities

  • Effective Delivery of Land and Compensation Negotiations – under broad supervision, has effectively settled assigned land transactions in accordance with the relevant legislation and government policies and procedures. This includes interaction with landowners, their representatives and other interested parties, preparing all statutory notices and other correspondence, preparing, recommending and obtaining internal and external approval to offers of compensation, negotiating and settling compensation cases, obtaining possession of land in accordance with project time frames and relevant legislation, recommend and support dispute resolution via VCAT or the Supreme Court,  and updating systems/databases with key information.

Key Selection Criteria

  • Occupational Capability - Demonstrated experience in Government land transactions (particularly in the area of case law, identification of risk and strategies toward resolution of compensation cases) and practical knowledge of relevant legislation, including the Major Transport Projects Facilitation Act 2009, the Transport Integration Act 2010, the Land acquisition and Compensation Act 1986, the Planning and Environment Act 1987 and other legislation relevant to leases, licences, road declarations, crown land dealings and land disposal.

For further detail regarding the position, please refer to the PD attached. (for Seek applicants, click on “Apply” to access the PD)

Culture and Benefits

The Department of Transport is committed to building a culture of developing our people to achieve great outcomes for the Victorian transport network.  We are proud of our commitment to flexible work arrangements that support different ways of working, helping employees balance work and life.

How to apply:

Applications should include a resume and a covering letter. Applications close 11.59pm on Tuesday, 23 August 2022

Please note: This position requires the successful employee to provide evidence of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or medical evidence which confirms the individual is unable to receive a dose, or a further dose, of a COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical contraindication or an acute medical illness.

Failure to comply with this condition of employment will impact your eligibility for employment in this position with DoT.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Jessica Van de Leur, Senior Property Officer, Governance & Operations on 0450585377

Senior Property Officer (Multiple Vacancies) (VPSG6)

Job type:

Full time / 3 Years

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Jessica Van de Leur | 0450585377

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Senior Property Officer (Multiple Vacancies) (VPSG6)