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Traditional Owner Agreements Senior Project Officer (VPSG5)

Job posted: 19/02/2021
Applications close: 07/03/2021 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North East Region

Job type: Full time / until 31 December 2021

Organisation: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Salary: $101,120 - $122,348

Occupation: Natural Resource Management

Reference: VG/50939908

Reference: VG/50939908

Occupation: Natural Resource Management

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

Work location: North East Region

  • Build and maintain key partnerships to achieve project objectives
  • Create a culture of collaboration and work amongst a dynamic team
  • Location: Hume Region – Negotiable Exciting opportunity to take a leading role in the regional implementation of key components of the Taungurung Recognition and Settlement Agreement

The Traditional Owner Agreements Senior Project Officer takes a leading role in the regional implementation of key components of the Taungurung Recognition and Settlement Agreement. The position has a diverse work plan involving translating policy into tangible outcomes through relationship building, project delivery, systems development, and strategic planning.

This role requires strong relationship building capabilities to maintain effective working relationships with internal and external delivery partners such as Traditional Owner Corporations and Traditional Owner Land Management Boards, Parks Victoria, Department of Justice and Community Safety and Catchment Management Authorities.

Senior Project Officers key function is to understand the intent of the Taungurung Recognition and Settlement Agreement to enable development and delivery of work programs to meet key components of Recognition and Settlement Agreements. The Project officers work supports implementing both the Natural Resource Agreement, Land Use Activity Agreement and Land Agreement.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Experience working with Traditional Owners on land management, including natural resource management, policy and/or program delivery, particularly as it relates to the Traditional Owner Settlement Act 2010 is desirable
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, particularly those affecting the Aboriginal people of Victoria
  • Experience working on complex/strategic natural resource management or related projects in a federal/state or NGO entity

This is a fixed term position available until 31 December 2021.

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the Key Selection Criteria detailed in the position description, including the Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications and capabilities sections. 

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Sunday, 7 March 2021.

Other relevant information:

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

Applicants must possess corresponding work rights to be eligible for appointment for the advertised employment period. To be appointed to an ongoing position you must be an Australian Permanent Resident or an Australian/New Zealand citizen.

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.

Traditional Owner Agreements Senior Project Officer (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time / until 31 December 2021

Job classification:

VPSG5

Contact:

Tom Brown | 0436 611 935

Traditional Owner Agreements Senior Project Officer (VPSG5)