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Senior Project Officer - Strategic PlanningDepartment of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
The Senior Project Officer – Strategic Planning will manage and support the delivery of high-quality strategic planning services in the Roads and Fixed Assets unit within the Forest and Fire Assets Branch. The purpose of this role is to manage and support service excellence in delivering strategic planning services, including the identification of planning requirements and development and coordination of insurance claims processes for recovery events relating to the replacement of bridges, crossings, road works and other fixed assets on public land, providing guidance to policy setting, implementing planning processes to state wide application ensuring compliance with legislation, development and management of relationships with stakeholders and provision of advice on complex strategic planning issues. Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications Tertiary qualification or relevant experience in natural resource management or civil works field.
Experience in the planning and delivery of civil works or similar in a public land management setting. Knowledge and experience working with relevant legislation, policies and management procedures relating to road management on public land. Well-developed interpersonal skills with an ability to facilitate dialogue and to understand and adapt to different situations.
Ability to use a range of computer software applications for developing spreadsheets, word processing and emails as well as experience with GIS / Mapping programs is desirable. This is a fixed term position available until 30 June 2023. To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the Key Selection Criteria detailed in the position description, including the Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications and capabilities sections.
For further information please refer to the attached position description. Applications close at midnight on Thursday, 14 January 2021 Other relevant information: Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check. Applicants must possess corresponding work rights to be eligible for appointment for the advertised employment period.
To be appointed to an ongoing position you must be an Australian Permanent Resident or an Australian/New Zealand citizen. 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.