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Heritage Officer (Permits)

Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

The Heritage Officer (Permits) will contribute to the work of the multi-disciplinary team delivering Heritage Victoria's statutory functions under the Heritage Act 2017. The position will provide high-level advice through the assessment of permit applications for heritage places and objects included in the Victorian Heritage Register. This position will provide the technical recommendations required to deliver this statutory function and provide advice to clients and other stakeholders on statutory processes and heritage matters.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications A tertiary qualification in a heritage related discipline including but not limited to architecture, engineering or planning with experience in heritage conservation is required. Experience working with statutory heritage issues or projects and economic feasibility assessments (in planning/development) is highly desirable. Capabilities Influence and Negotiation: Effectively negotiates with clients/stakeholders to achieve desired outcomes.

Quickly makes a positive impression on others and comes across with presence and credibility. Communicates orally in a manner which is clear, fluent, and holds the audience's attention. Prepares and delivers logical, sequential and succinct arguments.

Deals well with difficult and sensitive topics and questions. Written Communication : Identifies key messages and information required for decision making. Provides advice on influencing the needs of target audiences.

Provides advice on the content and style appropriate for audience. Service Excellence: Challenges others to deliver outstanding service. Looks for long-term benefits to the client or stakeholder.

Creates a climate of service excellence; encourages new and different approaches and solutions that will deliver benefits beyond client or stakeholder expectations. Consultancy: Assists clients to clarify their needs. Identifies and manages a range of complex and competing needs.

Develops practical solutions to complex problems. Provide advice in area of expertise. Liaises regularly with clients.

This is a fixed term position available until 30 June 2021. 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 Sunday, 3 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.


Date30 December 2020

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Salary $87,640 - $99,438

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