Parks Victoria is committed to maintaining the health of the natural environment and of our parks and reserves, while providing a range of excellent visitor services - so that all Victorians can visit them to relax or exercise their bodies and minds - Healthy Parks, Healthy People.
All Parks Victoria's staff contribute to improving these wonderful parks every day. Protecting and conserving them now and for future generations. These positions offer you an opportunity to become part of a team that is committed to making a difference to our natural environment through professionally managing one of the world's great park systems.
Parks Victoria is an Equal Opportunity Employer, with a commitment to merit, equity and diversity in the workplace.
To gain employment with Parks Victoria you need to be:
- Australian citizen, permanent resident of Australia or New Zealand citizen who has entered Australia on a valid passport. A birth certificate, citizenship certificate or current passport is proof of eligibility.
- A non-citizen with a valid visa that provides work rights. A current passport containing the visa is proof of eligibility. As the visa has an expiry date, non-citizens can only engage in casual, temporary or fixed term roles that do not extend beyond the expiry date.
Original documents will need to be sighted as evidence of your right to work.
General Manager Corporate Services
- Outstanding opportunity to lead through change
- Community services provider
- Drive financial sustainability, high performance and efficiency
Parks Victoria is committed to delivering services that protect and enhance Victorian parks, bays, and waterways for the current Victorian community and future generations. The expanding and diverse estate that Parks Victoria manages covers over 4 million hectares, making up approximately 17 per cent of Victoria.
In partnership with other Government and non-Government organisations and community groups, ‘Healthy Parks Healthy People’ is at the core of the services that Parks Victoria provides. Parks and nature are an important part of improving and maintaining health, both for individuals and the community. Parks Victoria has a clear role to play in connecting people and communities with parks.
Parks Victoria is seeking to appoint an experienced Senior Executive to support and contribute to the Executive team and to provide superior leadership to the organisations Corporate Services division. Reporting to the Chief Executive, this position will be responsible for the effective leadership and management of core business services including finance, people and culture, business operations and facilities and information technology services.
To be successful in this position you will need to be able to demonstrate superior people management and engagement capabilities partnered with being able to strategically drive operational efficiency, organisational culture and high performance.
To be successful in this position you will have:
- Relevant tertiary or post graduate qualification(s) in finance, commerce and/or business management.
- Demonstrated experience in leading a multifunctional division, coupled with an advanced understanding of financial operating and reporting environments of Government authorities.
- Demonstrated ability to interact and converse at a very high level with key Government representatives.
- Demonstrated knowledge and expertise in the appropriate interpretation and implementation of relevant legislation and associated regulations, guidelines, policies and practices preferably within a large and complex government organisation.
- Evidence of developing and managing performance standards and organisational culture to ensure the successful achievement of organisational business plans and objectives.
- Experience as a finance executive (or equivalent) is highly desirable.
To find out more about this position, please obtain a copy of the position description.
To apply for this position please e-mail your application and address the key selection criteria, to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Friday 13 December 2013. All applications will be treated confidentially. Please contact Lisa Ellerton, Recruitment Officer, by phoning 13 1963 for additional information and/or a confidential discussion.
02 Dec 2013
The "Loo with a view" located at Macalister Springs in the Alpine National Park was officially opened today. The "Loo with a view" replaces the old amenity that had begun to deteriorate and required significant maintenance. It is located next to the Vallejo Gantner Memorial Hut which is a popular…
15 Nov 2013 7:00pm - 2 Mar 2014 9:00pm
Fun, low key club mountain bike racing held on Friday nights over the Summer
11 Dec 2013 6:00pm-8:00pm
Festive season has arrived! Why not kick off summer with family, friends and colleagues by signing up to Emma & Tom's annual Christmas Run? Put the stress of Christmas shopping aside to enjoy a fun afternoon by Albert Part Lake. Don't forget to bring your picnic blanket along with some…
11 Dec 2013 8:15pm-9:15pm
The bat count is held once a month at dusk when the whole colony of 10,000 -20,000 bats fly out to feed around Melbourne’s suburbs. New counters are very welcome and much appreciated. Experience is not necessary as training is provided on the night. Wear comfortable shoes for walking, dress…
14 Dec 2013 9:00am - 15 Dec 2013 5:00pm
Escape to the mountains for a dose of sub-alpine walking before Christmas!! Help out with some track marking and once you reach the summit, relax and soak up wonderful wilderness views. For those who are happy to camp there will be a base-camp at Native Dog Flat for at least…
It's a beautiful day at Braeside Park. This photo of the native wild parsnip bus...It's a beautiful day at Braeside Park. This photo of the native wild parsnip bush in flower in the heathland conservation area was taken earlier today. The area was burnt two years ago in an ecological burn and is looking magnificent.View post | Fri, 06 Dec 2013 14.46
A sincere thank you goes out to all of the dedicated volunteers who contribute t...A sincere thank you goes out to all of the dedicated volunteers who contribute their time and effort to the conservation of parks, gardens, rivers, caves and oceans around Victoria. We couldn’t do it without you. Happy International Volunteers Day.View post | Thu, 05 Dec 2013 12.03
Back from the Alpine National Park Bioscan - find out more about what it was lik...Back from the Alpine National Park Bioscan - find out more about what it was like in the field from ABC Rural | Bush Telegraph.Wildlife survey uncovers unique alpine creatureswww.abc.net.auCrayfish underneath alpine bogs, small mammals breeding themselves to death and native bees building a chimney can all be found in Australia's unique alpine environment.View post | Wed, 04 Dec 2013 15.29
If you’re looking for something a little different to do this Saturday 7 Decembe...If you’re looking for something a little different to do this Saturday 7 December then why not pack a picnic dinner, grab some chairs and bring the family to Days Mill Historic Farm, located at Days Road in Murchison, for a free movie night. Part of Activities in the Park, a series of free events that Parks Victoria runs in partnership with Greater Shepparton City Council from November till March 2014, the entertainment starts at 7.30pm with the Christmas themed movie ELF starring Will Farrell. For more information: http://bit.ly/1jiyOpJ Hope to see you there - Ranger Drue!View post | Wed, 04 Dec 2013 10.04
One of Victoria’s icon walks, the Falls to Hotham Alpine Crossing was officially...One of Victoria’s icon walks, the Falls to Hotham Alpine Crossing was officially launched last weekend. This 37km 3 day/2 nights walk links the resort villages of Falls Creek and Mt Hotham in the Alpine National Park. For further information visit our website: http://bit.ly/IHQaPaView post | Tue, 03 Dec 2013 16.18