Local recruitment: Project Officer (Water Emergency Operations)

Victoria Government

Melbourne VIC, Australia 🇦🇺

Job type: Full time

Job classification: VPSG3

Contact: Pradeepa Adihetty | 0438 571 614

Job attachments:

Project Officer – Water Emergency Operations Position Description.docx

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action

Salary: $72,751 – $88,336

Occupation: Emergency Management

Reference: VG/50939168

Working in a dynamic environment, the Project Officer – Water Emergency Operations works as a member of a small team to support emergency response, policy and programs in the areas of emergency management, risk resilience and climate change.

The position includes activities and project work that makes a real contribution to the goals of the team they work with.

The project officer role includes assisting in contract management, coordinating and monitoring reports, reviewing documentation, monitoring emergency communications and setting-up and providing follow-up on meetings with stakeholders. A key component of the role is working with the broader team to ensure objectives are met and assisting with priority projects and tasks. There is opportunity for growth and development within the role.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Relevant tertiary qualification and or experience.
  • Relevant professional work experience in project coordination and delivery role.
  • A working knowledge of the Victorian water industry would be an advantage but is not required.

This is a fixed term position available for a period of 3 years. The work location for this position is 8 Nicholson Street, East Melbourne.

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 Wednesday, 8 March 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.  

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.




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