Local recruitment: Program Support Officer 

Victoria Government

Melbourne VIC, Australia 🇦🇺

Job type: Full time / Until 30 June 2024

Job classification: VPSG3

Contact: Toni Radcliffe | (03) 8508 2724

Job attachments: 50927560 VPS3 Program Support Officer – PD.docx

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Until 30 June 2024

Organisation: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Salary: $72,751 – $88,336

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/-50927560/

Reporting to the Director Rural Water Policy and Programs (RWPP), the Program Support Officer will provide high level administrative and project support to the Director and RWPP branch more broadly, in line with policy and program directions.

Are you:

  • Highly organised and able to develop and maintain strong professional relationships with stakeholders?
  • Savvy with challenging diary management, meeting coordination, maintenance of administrative support systems and procedures?
  • Willing to support and coordinate projects with a focus on logistics, processes and administrative efficiencies?
  • A well-developed verbal communicator, with interpersonal skills and experience to respond to detailed, confidential, and sensitive matters with a high level of tact and judgement?
  • Able to liaise with representatives of other divisions of DELWP, senior managers, other government organisations and external stakeholders on a range of matters, often requiring sensitivity and confidentiality?

Here’s an opportunity to work autonomously with flexibility and adaptability in a dynamic environment, to deliver support with integrity and resilience, building trust through consistent actions, values, and communication.

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 Monday, 16 January 2023.

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 (3 doses) 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.  

DELWP welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and we focus on the essential requirements of the job and being consistent and fair in our treatment of all applicants. We also understand that a balanced life is important to our employees. Talk to us about our flexible options such as working some days from home, starting early or late, working part time, job sharing or accessing paid or unpaid leave.




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