Careers in Resources

Working for Resources Victoria

Victoria’s resources sector is booming. Gold production is growing, mineral explorers are investing more than ever in our regions and quarries are producing record amounts of rock, sand and gravel.

The resources industry involves much more than digging big holes. There are many different career paths on offer across the state with the majority of roles commanding higher than average wages. There are rewarding careers on offer, whether its within the Victorian Government or for the many companies who operate in Melbourne and across regional areas.

About Us

We play a key role in regulating the resources industry, attracting and facilitating investment and managing access to the state’s resources. Our staff are spread right across Victoria.

Our employees come from a wide variety of technical backgrounds, creating a workplace culture that is vibrant and dynamic. We support our staff to learn and thrive.

More information is available on the Our role page.

Earth Resources Regulator

The Earth Resources Regulator oversees the mineral, quarry and onshore conventional gas sectors in Victoria to protect public safety, infrastructure and the environment. The team includes engineers, hydrologists, scientists, licensing officers, inspectors, policy makers, engagement specialists and assessment officers.

Geological Survey of Victoria

The Geological Survey of Victoria (GSV) is the Victorian Government’s geoscience agency. GSV is responsible for understanding the state’s geological framework through regional geoscientific investigations, particularly to enable the informed and responsible management of state-owned resources.

Current Vacancies

Job vacancies are advertised on the Victorian Government Careers website.

How to apply

  1. Search for an available position
  2. Download the PD and review position details including position accountabilities and key selection criteria.
  3. Prepare and attach your application documents (including CV, responses to position key selection criteria and cover letter)
  4. Submit your application.

Please note that all jobs in the Victorian Public Service have pre-employment screening as part of the application process.

Page last updated: 03 Aug 2023