Local recruitment: Project Lead (Water and Mining)

Victoria Government

Melbourne VIC, Australia 🇦🇺

Job type: Full time / 31 July 2024

Job classification: VPSG6

Contact: Andrea Ballinger | 0448 100 081 or andrea.ballinger@deeca.vic.gov.au

Job attachments:

VPSG6 Program Lead – Water and Mining PD 2023 final (2).docx

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 31 July 2024

Organisation: Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action

Salary: $127,467 – $170,579

Occupation: Policy

Reference: VG/50937872A

The Program Lead – Water and Mining will help deliver the 2023 review of the Latrobe Valley Regional Rehabilitation Strategy. A key participant in whole-of-government planning for the rehabilitation of the Latrobe brown-coal mines, the Program Lead will manage projects associated with the possible use of manufactured water sources (recycled water or desalinated water) and provide strategic advice on water policy matters relevant to mine rehabilitation. A high level of collaboration is required across Government and with the mine operators. This work will inform licensees’ preparation of their Declared Mine Rehabilitation Plans.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Qualifications and Admission: A tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline is essential (engineering, science, economics or a related discipline).  
  • Knowledge: A high-level understanding of manufactured water sources, water quality and the ability to translate technical findings to support policy decisions is essential.   
  • Experience: Sound knowledge and experience in water-resource project management and/or assessment of Stage Government infrastructure projects is desirable.  

This is a fixed term position available for a period until July 2024. The work location for this position is a flexible within Victoria with hybrid work arrangements available.

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, 27 February 2023.

Other relevant information:

For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.

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.

A Diverse, Inclusive and Flexible Workplace

DEECA 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.

For further information including the position description, key selection criteria and to apply visit www.careers.vic.gov.au




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