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Engagement Officer

Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Engagement Officer $87,640 – $99,348 (Plus Superannuation) Fixed Term to 30 December 2022 Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available) Usual work location: 121 Exhibition Street, Melbourne CBD (flexibility may be available) ONLY ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER PEOPLE ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY AS THIS POSITION IS EXEMPT UNDER THE SPECIAL MEASURES PROVISION OF S12(1) OF THE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY ACT (VIC). The Employment and Inclusion Group in DJPR are seeking motivated, skilled, and enthusiastic Engagement Officer to join the team. This opportunity is suitable for candidates wanting to contribute to supporting people into employment and building a more economically and socially inclusive Victoria.

The role is responsible for supporting and managing the implementation of economic inclusion and employment initiatives being delivered by the Employment and Inclusion Group, with an emphasis on ensuring the outcomes of these programs and projects enhance and grow inclusive economic and community development. You will be required to apply culturally appropriate supports for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employers and job seekers engaging with the Jobs Victoria online hub and work closely with the Aboriginal Economic Development (AED) branch. You will enjoy contributing to challenging but rewarding projects that involves engaging with businesses and stakeholders from a variety of organisations to build a pipeline of job opportunities and capital projects that will help Jobs Victoria deliver the intended outcomes of the fund.

The successful applicant will ensure that Jobs Victoria is able to build strong, sustainable relationships with For-Purpose businesses, helping to identify, prioritised and coordinate stakeholders to ensure the greatest public value and highest possible standard of quality and accountability in is achieved in accordance with the principles of the Fund. To be successful in this role: You will have an understanding of cultural sensitivities and the unique needs of Aboriginal jobseekers, as well as common barriers that impact Aboriginal people engaging in the workforce. You will have a collaboration mindset and interest in using innovative techniques to enhance both internal and external engagement.

You will be driven to improve employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal Victorians in support of economic recovery. You will be excited by a role that will be instrumental in helping with the establishment of a new Group focussed on building a stronger, fairer and more inclusive Victoria and how we can best set the Group up for success. For a confidential discussion, please contact Emma Cotsell, Manager, Recruitment Services, at emma.


au . Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department. For further information on the position, please refer to the attached position description.

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Date22 June 2021

Location -

type Full Time

Salary $87,640 - $99,438

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