Natural Environment Programs Officer (VPSG4)

Job posted: 16/07/2021
Applications close: 01/08/2021 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Grampians

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Salary: $87,640 - $99,438

Occupation: Environment

Reference: VG/50926511

Reference: VG/50926511

Occupation: Environment

Salary Range: $87,640 - $99,438

Work location: Western Region | Grampians

As a Natural Environment Programs Officer, the successful applicant will be part of a team that works closely with planners and local government.

Apply your natural resource management or environmental field knowledge and skills.

The Grampians Region has seen a push for increased urban development, recreational facilities and infrastructure requiring a strong need for staff skilled in environmental advice to support the assessment of environmental risk for priority development proposals.

As a Natural Environment Programs Officer, you will be part of a team that works closely with planners and local government to utilise your native vegetation and biodiversity expertise, ensuring that impacts to natural values are minimised and projects comply with all planning processes and legislative requirements. 

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • An appropriate tertiary qualification related to natural resource management and or relevant experience
  • Demonstrated expertise in natural resource assessment processes, preferably focused on  biodiversity and native vegetation management and related legislation

This is a fixed term position available until 30 June 2022. The location of this position is negotiable within the Grampians Region.

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the Key Selection Criteria detailed in the position description, including the Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications and capabilities sections. 

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on 1 August 2021

Other relevant information:

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

Applicants must possess corresponding work rights to be eligible for appointment for the advertised employment period. To be appointed to an ongoing position you must be an Australian Permanent Resident or an Australian/New Zealand citizen.

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



Natural Environment Programs Officer (VPSG4)

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Nathan MacDonald | 0417 051 032

Natural Environment Programs Officer (VPSG4)