First listed on: 18 May 2017

Policy Officers 

Multiple policy officers, Policy & Regulation Unit

  • VPS 3.1 $63,629 -  $70,445 p.a plus 9.5% superannuation (fixed term until June 2019)
  • VPS 4.1 $78,773 - $89,375 p.a plus 9.5% superannuation (fixed term until June 2019)
  • VPS 5.1 $90,890 - $100,429 p.a plus 9.5% superannuation (fixed term until June 2019)
  • Opportunity to work on a range of policy challenges in air, water, waste, noise, contaminated environments, legal policy and regulatory reform.
  • Carlton location

Policy & Regulation Unit is seeking multiple officers across a range of classifications (VPS 3, 4 and 5) in fixed term positions.Policy officers are responsible for the development of good regulatory policy for EPA and the Victorian Government, including development and reviews of EPA legislation, regulations, statutory policy, other instruments and guidance material.

Policy officers contribute to different aspects of policy development including:

  • Problem identification and analysis
  • Option analysis and strategic advice
  • Solution design and legislative solution design

Preferred candidates will have interest and/or experience in strategy/regulatory/legislative/policy design, systems thinking, implementation and evaluation. You should have strong analytical and problem solving skills and verbal and written communication skills. You should and enjoy being part of a team working on complex problems across a range of stakeholders. We are looking for lateral thinkers, fast learners, and people focused on getting the job done.

How to apply

Applicants should view position descriptions attached to this advertisement before applying.

Applicants should submit: completed application form addressing key selection criteria and role preferences and a resume.

Attachments can be uploaded in either Microsoft Word or PDF format.

All queries in relation to this role should be directed to Dan Keely, Unit Manager. Please email Dan Keely at with your phone number and we will be in touch.

Applications close Thursday 1 June 2017

If you would like further information on this role, please refer to the attached position description. Please include the contact details of two referees with your application. EPA Victoria requires all prospective employees to undergo a National Criminal Record Check prior to an employment offer being made. If you require a copy of this advertisement or any attached documentation in an accessible format such as large print, please email the Resourcing Co-ordinator at or call 1300 372 842. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are invited to contact the Resourcing Co-ordinator via email at or by calling 1300 372 842 for advice and support with your application.

All applications will be treated confidentially. EPA Victoria is an equal opportunity employer, with a commitment to merit, equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We utilise merit-based selection. Therefore, you are not required to share personal information such as gender, age, culture etc. unless you so wish.

Please do not email your application.

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