Policy Officer, Energy Efficiency Policy

Job Location: 
Melbourne - CBD
Job Type: 
Contract/Temporary
Closing date: 
06 Aug 2017

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.

The Policy Officer, Energy Efficiency (Policy) will work with a team in delivering the Minister's priorities for energy efficiency in the residential sector, in order for households to save money on their energy bills, support the creation of Victorian jobs, and contribute to reductions in Victoria's greenhouse gas emissions. This role will also help to identify opportunities for strengthening, and increasing compliance with, existing energy efficiency regulations within the built environment. 

The role will require diverse skills, including technical understanding of energy efficiency activities and regulatory policy processes, and ensuring effective communications with stakeholders, including the Minister's Office and across government. A tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline is essential (e.g. policy, law or economics).

Experience or qualifications in energy efficiency, particularly in relation to buildings or the built environment generally.

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the key selection criteria and any job requirements specified in the position description.