Local recruitment: Project Officer (Science and Stakeholder Engagement)

Victoria Government

Melbourne VIC, Australia 🇦🇺

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Fixed term – flexible

Organisation: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Salary: $90,067 – $102,192

Occupation: Natural Resource Management

Reference: VG/50922934X

Exciting opportunity to support the delivery of the Victorian Water and Climate Initiative research program, which is providing new information on how climate change is impacting Victoria’s water resources.

The Project Officer – Science and Stakeholder Engagement supports the delivery of the Victorian Water and Climate Initiative (VicWaCI) research program. The position supports the research program through contract management and other business support functions, while also supporting activities that implement the research findings.

The Project Officer also works with a range of stakeholders on the development of products that translate and communicate the findings of the research program for Victorian Water Sector stakeholders.

Previous water sector experience is highly desirable.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Tertiary qualifications in science, engineering, natural resource management or other relevant disciplines is required.
  • Previous water sector experience would be highly desirable.

This is a fixed term position available until 30 June 2024.

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 Thursday, 08 September 2022.

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 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.  

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.