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Policy Advisor

Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Please note: Due to Machinery of Government changes under Section 30 of the Public Administration Act (PAA), effective 1 January 2023, your employment will be with the Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action. Corporate Services, including payroll, will be provided by the Department of Jobs, Skills, Industry and Regions while a process for the formal transfer of staff in impacted areas is implemented. This is a prioritised position for people with disability in accordance with the Special Measures provision of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic).

People with disability are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given priority consideration for this role. Reporting to the Head of Office in the Office of the Chief Executive Agriculture Victoria, the Policy Advisor provides support to the Chief Executive and manages the coordination for incoming and outgoing material through the Office of the Chief Executive Agriculture Victoria. The position requires high level analytical, conceptual, and writing skills; the ability to provide advice on complex issues; ability to communicate effectively and work across the organisation at all levels; and the ability to flexibly prioritise work and respond quickly.

The successful applicant will work effectively as a member of a team, enjoy flexible working arrangements, and undertake a wide variety of work across Agriculture Victoria. Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications A relevant tertiary degree would be well regarded. This is a fixed term position available for a period of 12 months.

The work location for this position is 1 Spring Street, Melbourne with hybrid work arrangements available. 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, 15/03/2023 . Other relevant information: For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform . 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. 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 leav.


Date09 March 2023

Location -

type Full Time

Salary $105,479 - $127,621

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