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Executive Officer - Vic Catchments

Vic Catchments is looking for an Executive Officer to assist implementation of an exciting new phase in integrated catchment management in Victoria.

The position will be accountable directly to the collective chairs of ten Victorian Catchment Management Authorities (CMAs) who operate a state-wide forum called Vic Catchments.

Vic Catchments was formed in 2017 by Victoria’s CMAs to improve the state-wide delivery of the Victorian Government’s Integrated Catchment Management (ICM) strategy Our Catchments our Communities.

The position will be responsible for administration of Vic Catchments and implementation and communication of its strategic plans.

The position is employed by the East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority (the agent) and reports direct to the Chair of Vic Catchments.

It will require a person with public relations or high level governance experience, environmental management or natural resource management disciplines relevant to the duties of the position and demonstrated experience in:

  1. working with a board and board members
  2. working at a high level with government, their advisors and departmental senior managers
  3. managing staff and contractors
  4. successful strategic planning

Applicants can obtain further information (Position Description and Selection Criteria) by clicking here, or by contacting Sharon Williams on 5150-3567.

Applicants must provide a resume and letter addressing the key selection criteria.

Applications must be received by 5.00pm, Friday 24th February 2017 marked ‘Private and Confidential’ to Sharon Williams, East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority, PO Box 1012, Bairnsdale VIC 3875 or via email to

Graeme Dear, CEO
East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority