Project Officer


Mildura Rural City Council


Flexible work locations, Victoria

Salary etc:

$85,983 - $93,722 p.a. + super, (Band 6). Fixed-term, Full-time.



Corporate Department

Full time temporary position up to 30 June 2023

An exciting opportunity is available for a Project Officer to join our Greater Sunraysia Pest Free Area team. While full-time hours are available, the role has the potential for some flexibility including:

  • Flexible work locations such as Robinvale, Swan Hill, Kerang (travel to the Mildura region will be required).
  • Working from Home Arrangements available.
  • Flexible hours may be negotiated.

Position Objectives

The officer will be responsible for:

  • The management of projects associated with improving Queensland fruit fly (Qfly) management activities within the Greater Sunraysia Pest Free Area.
  • Providing effective and efficient project management services for the planning and delivery of Qfly projects in relation to time, cost and quality.
  • Preparation of procurement documentation including tender specifications to undertake procurement and tendering process activities

Qualifications and Experience

Ideally the successful applicant will have the following:

  • A diploma or degree qualification in Science, Agriculture, Project Management or related discipline and some relevant experience or lesser formal qualifications with substantial relevant experience.
  • Significant relevant experience in project management.
  • Demonstrated computer literacy skills including MS Office suite.
  • High level customer service skills and experience.
  • Experience in working to timeframes and reporting requirements.
  • Experience in working in an environment where quality and attention to detail are required.
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills including ability to prepare formal reports and communique.
  • Current drivers licence.
  • Hold a current satisfactory Police Check or willing to obtain one prior to employment.
  • Working with Children’s check (or willingness to obtain).

Salary and Conditions

The position is classified within Band 6 of Council’s Current Enterprise Agreement ranging from  $85,983.04 to $93,722.72 per annum plus statutory superannuation.

All applicants must have the right to work in Australia. Council is a child safe organisation and as such, applicants may be required to hold a Working with Children Check. Additionally, applicants may also be required to undergo a National Criminal History check and/or medical check as per the requirements of the role.

Council is an equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome applications from all members of the community.  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People are strongly encouraged to apply for all positions.

Date published:


Closing date:

03-Feb-2022, 4pm