Forest and Wildlife Officer (VPSG3)

Job posted: 22/06/2022
Applications close: 06/07/2022 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | East Gippsland

Job type: Full time / until 12 May 2023

Organisation: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Salary: $72,751 - $88,336

Occupation: Environment

Reference: VG/50935288C

Reference: VG/50935288C

Occupation: Environment

Salary Range: $72,751 - $88,336

Work location: Gippsland | East Gippsland

The Forest and Wildlife Officer will plan and implement programs consistent with Conservation Regulator’s environmental compliance.

The Forest and Wildlife Officer contributes to intelligence-driven investigations and enforcement operations relating to wildlife, forest produce, land and fire management operations.

The position contributes to service excellence in policy and strategy, plans and delivers environmental regulation and compliance programs and contributes to a high-performing culture. 

The Forest and Wildlife Officer sits within the regional Regulatory Operations branch and plans and delivers operational programs consistent with the Conservation Regulator's (CR's) risk-based, intelligence-led approach to environmental compliance.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Strong analytical and investigative skills
  • A Certificate IV in government investigations (or an equivalent qualification) and/or experience in the application of environmental regulation is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge and understanding of conservation regulatory legislation, policy and the planning and delivery of compliance operations.

This is a fixed term position available until 12 May 2023. This position is located at either Traralgon or Bairnsdale.

To be considered for this position, applicants are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter (no longer than 2 pages) summarising their skills and relevant experience.

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on  Wednesday, 6 July 2022.

Other relevant information:

For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.

To be eligible for appointment to this role, applicants will possess corresponding work rights for the advertised employment period. Appointment to an ongoing position is only available to an Australian/New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.  

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

For further information including the position description, key selection criteria and to apply visit www.careers.vic.gov.au



Forest and Wildlife Officer (VPSG3)

Job type:

Full time / until 12 May 2023

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Judy Alexander | 0427 745 154 | judy.alexander@delwp.vic.gov.au

Forest and Wildlife Officer (VPSG3)