Natural Environment Programs Officer


Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning


Grampians region, Victoria

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Salary: $87,640 to $99,438 + super.


Position No: 50926516

A great opportunity to influence the future development of renewable energy projects and associated policies. Working in a dynamic and supportive environment, influence future energy transmission and infrastructure, collaborating with colleagues across the Grampians Region and the state.

The Natural Environments Programs branch provides place-based leadership for the planning and delivery of agreed priorities relating to biodiversity and water. This includes providing environmental and land use information and advice, planning and delivery of priority departmental projects.

The successful candidate will collaborate with various internal and external stakeholders and areas across DELWP, including environmental and energy policy, public land management and environment. The position requires the successful applicant to demonstrate an understanding of environmental policy and legislation, particularly at a Victorian State level.

The Natural Environment Programs Officer provides high quality environmental advice to support the delivery of DELWP business and operational priorities. The successful applicant will use well developed problem-solving, diplomacy and outcome focused skills to make a positive impact on Victoria's natural environment for communities. The key focus of this role will support planning and delivery of Renewable Energy projects.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • An appropriate tertiary qualification related to natural resource management and or relevant experience
  • Demonstrated expertise in natural resource assessment processes, preferably focused on biodiversity and native vegetation management and related legislation

This is a fixed term position available until 30 June 2023. Location is negotiable within the Grampians Region.

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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.

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