Mar 10th, 2023

The Permissions Officer supports effective Conservation Regulation outcomes by working to assess and determine private and commercial wildlife licenses, support customers to apply and meet their obligations under their licences, and to ensure the effective administration of licences. Functions of the role include maintaining quality data and assisting with reporting from the Wildlife Licensing System, contributing to improvements/reforms in licence and permit administration, effective communication with customers and supporting the Permissions Delivery Unit to meet its business plans and targets.
The role is a great opportunity for growth and development with a supportive team and flexible workplace. There are opportunities to develop skills in problem solving, customer-centered approaches and regulatory process. This role is also supported within an experienced team with a focus on customer experience. There are opportunities for flexible work including location with a strong connection across the broader Conservation Regulator.
Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the wildlife licensing requirements.
  • Good analytical and investigative skills.
  • Experience in regulatory processes and/or customer support are highly valued.

This is an ongoing position. The work location for this position is flexible within Victoria 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 Sunday, 26 March 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.
To be eligible for appointment to this role, applicants will possess corresponding work rights for the advertised employment period. Appointment to an ongoing position is only available to an Australian/New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.
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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 leave.

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