Australia nationals: Research Officer

Victoria Government

Melbourne, VIC, AU

Position Details

About the role

The Legislative Assembly is seeking a Research Officer to work as part of a small team supporting the Environment and Planning Committee. The role of the Committee is to inquire into and report on any proposal, matter or thing connected with the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning and related agencies. The Research Officer will provide high-level research support on the Committee’s current inquiry into environmental infrastructure for growing populations.

This is a full-time fixed term position to 30 July 2021

About You

The successful candidate will need to have excellent research and writing skills; highly-developed conceptual, analytical and problem-solving skills; excellent interpersonal, communication and team work skills; and well-developed organisational and computer skills. You must also have the ability to work with minimal supervision and complete complex research tasks subject to time constraints, plus be able to deal with the challenge of working in an all-party political environment.

Why Work With Us?

Whether you’re working in the iconic heritage listed Parliament House building or in our adjacent open-plan, modern offices you’ll have easy access to public transport, Melbourne’s top retailers, cafes and restaurants, along with other lifestyle attractions available on the unique Collins Street and Spring Street precincts.

The Parliament of Victoria is committed to providing employees with flexible working conditions to support our employees in balancing their work and life commitments. You may also be eligible for annual discounts on various personal utilities, including myki pass and private health insurance.

Your professional development is important to us, that’s why we have a dedicated learning and development framework, along with leadership development programs and targeted in-house training.

How to Apply

Using the “Apply Now” button, please include a cover letter, resume and 1-2 pages outlining your experience in line with the key selection criteria contained within the position description.