Regional Project Officer


Parks Victoria


North East - Alpine, Victoria

Salary etc:

$85,832 - $92,184 p.a. (PVO4). Fixed-term, Full-time.



Parks Victoria is currently looking for a Regional Project Officer who can contribute to the protection and preservation of Victoria's valuable alpine ecosystems!

  • Join a committed team that is dedicated to conservation and best practice.
  • Competitive Salary + Superannuation + Development plans for career progression.
  • Enjoy a healthy work life balance in this Fixed Term role.

About the role

As Regional Project Officer, the main purpose of your role is to support the Regional Program Coordinator in the planning and implementation of components of the feral animal management program in the Victorian alpine landscape. This is a great opportunity to protect Victoria's precious alpine ecosystems.

You will have experience and understanding of project management and be able to prioritise and track the implementation of works. You will be required to carry out field work (including remote locations), attend working group meetings, report on progress, undertake budget tracking and prepare Service Agreements (contracts). Regional Project Officers are, subject to funding and other considerations, generally appointed for the life of a project.

We're looking for someone with:

  • Capability to deliver environmental projects and works, especially in relation to threat management.
  • Experience managing projects from conception to completion.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively and to form strong working relationships.

About the Branch

Staff working within the Region are responsible for providing efficient and effective implementation of a broad range of often complex park management functions including natural, cultural and built asset management, visitor management and services, stakeholder management, park planning and emergency response.

Parks Victoria's vision is to be a world-class parks service, ensuring healthy parks for healthy people. It is a statutory authority with responsibility for managing an expanding and diverse estate covering more than 4 million hectares, or about 17 per cent, of Victoria.

Why Work For Us?

  • Structured salary progression, including annual performance-based salary increases.
  • Incremental salary increases twice a year, as per the Parks Victoria Enterprise Agreement 2021.
  • Generous employee discounts at MacPac through our corporate partnership.
  • Work life balance through hybrid working arrangements, in accordance with government guidelines.
  • Supportive culture to undertake personal development and secondment employment opportunities.
  • Commitment to wellbeing through our dedicated Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
  • Inclusive employment support for ATSI staff, including cultural leave entitlements.

Organisational Commitments

Parks Victoria is committed to child safety and has zero tolerance for child abuse and all forms of harm to children, in accordance with the Victorian Child Safe Standards. All prospective employees to undergo a National Police Record Check and Working with Children Check prior to commencing employment.

Parks Victoria recognises diversity and inclusion is everyone's business. We value a culture where everyone can be themselves at work, regardless of background, orientation, age or gender.


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