Forthcoming Vacancy on Electric Line Clearance Consultative Committee | Melbourne - CBD

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Posted on 07-Aug-2019
Application Close Date: 25-Aug-2019
Melbourne - CBD
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Forthcoming Vacancy on Electric Line Clearance Consultative Committee

The Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change is seeking expressions of interest for one position for a member of the committee for a three-year term. The term of appointment for the new member is proposed to commence in September 2019.

The Electric Line Clearance Consultative Committee (ELCCC) is established under section 87 of the Electricity Safety Act 1998 (the Act) primarily to advise Energy Safe Victoria (ESV) on the preparation and maintenance of the Code for Electric Line Clearance. ​Committee meetings are typically held at a Melbourne-based location on a quarterly basis.

The membership of the ELCCC includes one member with skills in land management and nature conservation nominated by the Minister administering the Forests Act 1958.

The Victorian Government is committed to ensuring the diversity of our boards represents the diversity of our communities. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with a disability, young people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, gender diverse and intersex people are encouraged to apply.

Applicants from rural communities and regional Victoria are also encouraged to apply.  

​Applicants will be shortlisted on the basis of skills or interests in one or more of the following areas:

  • land management (essential)
  • nature conservation (essential)
  • environmental management, forestry or fire prevention
  • understanding of regulatory processes or government policy
  • knowledge of electrical safety

Other core competencies and values relevant to committee appointments include accountability, strategic thinking, networking and teamwork.

How to apply:​

Applicants are required to register an account on the Get on Board website prior to applying online.​

Applicants will have the opportunity to address the key selection criteria and outline relevant qualifications and experience when completing the online application.  ​

Applicants should view all documents attached to the advertisement prior to applying. ​

Applicants are invited to look at the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) support modules at for its agencies to learn about how DELWP selects its board members and other recommended reading.

We welcome applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and will provide reasonable adjustments as needed.

If you need assistance or adjustments to fully participate in the application or interview process, please contact us on the details below.

Applicants with further enquiries or those with difficulties in accessing the documents should contact DELWP on (03) 9412 4574, using the National Relay Service 133 677 if required, or email Jude Hassall on

Expressions of Interest close midnight 25 August 2019. ​