Senior Property Officer, Land Acquisition (VPSG5)

Job posted: 22/12/2020
Applications close: 24/01/2021 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 3 years

Organisation: Department of Transport

Salary: $101,120 - $122,348

Occupation: Property

Reference: VG/DOT/NI/1503672

Reference: VG/DOT/NI/1503672

Occupation: Property

Salary Range: $101,120 - $122,348

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’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.

Position Title: 

Senior Property Officer Land Acquisition



Salary Range: 

$101,120 - $122,348

Reports to:

Manager Land Acquisition 

Direct reports


Usual work location:


Employment Type:     

Fixed-term Full time 3 years (the department provides flexible working arrangements)


Network Integration

Network Integration

To deliver transport priorities through the development and delivery of an integrated pipeline of projects and support the Major Transport Infrastructure Program.

Primary purpose of this role

The primary responsibilities of the Senior Property Officer, Land Acquisition are to assist the Manager Project on a range of real estate property projects to contribute to the achievement of outcomes consistent with the Government's social, economic and environmental objectives.  

Key role requirements 

  • Land acquisition: Understanding of compulsory acquisition processes and the key areas of risk to project delivery. A strong knowledge of the operation of legislation including the Transport Integration Act 2010, the Major Transport Projects Facilitation Act 2009 and the Land Acquisition and Compensation Act 1986. 
  • Government Land: Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of statutory and government policies and procedures
  • Relationship building:  Ability to develop relationships with key stakeholders and utilise such relationships in the planning and administration of acquisition  
  • Teamwork:  Cooperates and works well with others in the pursuit of team goals; Collaborates and shares information; 
  • Verbal Communication:  Confidently conveys ideas and information in a clear and interesting way; Clearly understands the target audience and the objectives of the communication;
  • Written Communication: Exceptional writing and editing skills and the proven capacity to deal with complex, confidential and sensitive information 
  • Conceptual and analytical ability: Deals with concepts and complexity comfortably 

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. For a confidential discussion please call Rachel Li on 0436 615 102

Senior Property Officer, Land Acquisition (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time / 3 years

Job classification:



Rachel Li | 0436 615 102

Senior Property Officer, Land Acquisition (VPSG5)