Careers

WORKPLACE RELATIONS ADVISOR

We are seeking a Workplace Relations Advisor to provide accurate and timely workplace relations and advice and support to our members in conjunction with the Executive Manager Workplace Relations and Human Resources.

About the role
You should be tertiary qualified with experience in industrial relations matters, advocacy and have excellent oral and written communication skills. Knowledge of current industrial laws and reforms; FWA, OH&S and Workcover legislation is required, together with experience in the negotiation and framework of Enterprise Bargaining Agreements. 

You should have the ability to prepare accurate and informative documentation, to communicate effectively with members, contractors, managers and the public on Industrial Relations matters and to recommend work practice improvements.

Further details
A current Australian Drivers Licence is essential. See position description below for more details on skills and experience. Candidates must address the selection criteria which can be found in the position description.

For more information contact the VFF Workplace Relations Department on 1300 442 481 or wr@vff.org.au

Applications close on Monday 27 November 2017.

SENIOR LIVESTOCK PROJECT OFFICER

An exciting opportunity to join a great team and help deliver animal health and biosecurity information for livestock producers.

We’re looking for a proactive team member who wants to use their livestock production knowledge and communication skills to help deliver animal health and biosecurity events and information for all Victorian sheep, cattle and goat producers, including peri-urban landholders.

About the role
The Senior Livestock Project Officers plays a key role in developing and facilitating educational events for livestock producers, presenting to farmer groups, preparing and distributing related information and maintaining a point of contact for producers.

The successful applicant will ideally have experience communicating effectively with farmers about animal health, welfare and biosecurity in person, online and through publications, articles and fact sheets.

Capability in event coordination and facilitation, delivering engaging presentations, using webinar platforms and having established industry networks and excellent stakeholder engagement skills will be highly regarded.

Further details:
The role involves some regional travel, flexibility to travel and work outside normal working hours on occasion is required. A current Australian Drivers Licence is essential.

Applicants must address the selection criteria in their application, which can be found in the position description below.
For more information contact the VFF Workplace Relations Department on 1300 442 481 or wr@vff.org.au

Applications close 5pm Monday 27 November 2017. 

Project & Policy Officer UDV - six month term

An exciting opportunity in a diverse role to help shape the future of rural communities. We are seeking a Project & Policy Officer to work with the UDV Group Manager to develop and manage projects that support UDV policy. 

About the role
The role involves contributing to communications activities, including newsletters, branch information nights, the website and the annual conference, as well as assisting with seeking and managing sponsorship for UDV activities.

In addition, the role also involves research, analysis, development and drafting of policy positions, and implementation of policy on behalf of the UDV, including provision of general advice to Council and Committees, as required.

Further details
The successful applicant will require tertiary qualifications and or demonstrated experience in policy development, agriculture or project management.

As some regional travel and overnight stays are required, a current Australian Drivers Licence and the flexibility to travel and work outside normal work hours are required. This role is offered on an initial six month fixed term contract basis with the possibility of extension.  Applicants must address the selection criteria in their application, contained in the position description below.

The salary band is $60,000-80,000 plus superannuation, commensurate with experience.
For more information contact the VFF Workplace Relations Department on 1300 442 481 or wr@vff.org.au.

Applications close 5pm Monday 20 November, 2017

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Policy & Project Officer UDV
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