Conservation Programs Officer (PVO3)

Job posted: 10/06/2021
Applications close: 27/06/2021 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | Latrobe Valley

Job type: Full time / Ongoing

Organisation: Parks Victoria

Salary: $74,333 - $81,209

Occupation: Science

Reference: VG/226300

Reference: VG/226300

Occupation: Science

Salary Range: $74,333 - $81,209

Work location: Gippsland | Latrobe Valley

Deliver high quality nature conservation and environmental outcomes based on Parks Victoria strategic direction!

  • Diversify your environmental and technical experience
  • Manage and support state-wide conservation plans
  • Ongoing, Full Time role located in Morwell

About the branch

The Environment and Science Division provides scientific and technical advice and strategic guidance on environment and conservation matters across Parks Victoria and to the Department of Environment Land Water and Planning and other government agencies on environmental conservation policy, funding needs and program delivery. The Division brings together strategy, planning, science, programming, monitoring and evaluation for Park Victoria with a focus on delivery of frameworks, standards and advice.

This position is in the Conservation Programs unit. The primary function of this unit is to lead development of statewide conservation and threat management programs and operational policy. It has a primary function to provide technical support and coordination to critical programs to address threats such as invasive species.

About the role and your responsibilities:  

As the Conservation Programs Officer, the primary focus of your role is to support the Conservation Programs Unit to manage conservation projects, develop operating procedures for state-wide conservation programs, provide environmental information analysis and preparation of engagement material, briefings and correspondence. You will also provide logistical and administrative support to the Conservation Programs team.

To be successful for this role you will need:

  • A tertiary qualification in environmental science, natural resource management or a similar discipline.
  • Demonstrated experience in conservation / environmental management and understanding of Victoria's ecosystems.
  • Demonstrated experience in information analysis and report writing, and using common software (e.g. Word, Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint).
  • A current Employee Working with Children Check is required.

Your application must include:

  • Your current Resume
  • A cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria (KSC) as outlined in the position description

Join our innovative organisation and enjoy what you do, apply today!

Application Closing date: Sunday 27 June 2021

Only people with Australian Citizenship or Permanent Residency may apply for this position

Parks Victoria requires all prospective employees to undergo a National Police Record Check prior to commencing employment.

Parks Victoria is committed to child safety and has zero tolerance for child abuse and all forms of harm to children, in accordance with the Victorian Child Safe Standards. All Parks Victoria staff are expected to support this commitment.

At Parks Victoria, we recognise that diversity and inclusion are central to being a modern, high-performing sustainable organisation that can deliver our strategic vision to be a “world class parks service ensuring healthy parks for healthy people.”

Conservation Programs Officer (PVO3)

Job type:

Full time / Ongoing

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Ben Fahey | (03) 8427 2838

Conservation Programs Officer (PVO3)