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Program Coordinator Environmental Impact (PVO6)

Job posted: 03/06/2021
Applications close: 20/06/2021 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / June 2023

Organisation: Parks Victoria

Salary: $98,977 - $106,303

Occupation: Natural Resource Management

Reference: VG/TBC-PCEI

Reference: VG/TBC-PCEI

Occupation: Natural Resource Management

Salary Range: $98,977 - $106,303

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Lead and coordinate a variety of environmental projects, while playing a key role in a world class parks service!

  • Build your leadership experience across a wide range of ecological initiatives!
  • Play a key role in ensuring our natural resources are preserved for future generations
  • Fixed Term, Full Time role located either in Melbourne CBD or 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.

The Biodiversity Science unit leads Parks Victoria's biodiversity science program to improve understanding of the status, biology and ecology of threatened and other native species, communities and habitats to improve park management.

About the role and your responsibilities:  

As the Program Coordinator Environmental Impact, your primary focus is to lead the environment impact team to undertake environment impact assessments for proposals under the flagship projects. You will provide authoritative advice and support to the planning and delivery of the flagship projects across Victoria. The flagship projects are time bound and position will be required to have a clear focus on delivery timeframes and successful project management.

Your role will provide leadership, technical analysis and policy advice to ensure all relevant legislation, environmental policies and procedures and best management practices have been taken into consideration during the project planning and implementation phase, to mitigate against adverse ecological outcomes. Management of staff and multiple co-occurring projects are key components of your role.      

To be successful for this role you will need:

  • Degree in ecology, environmental science, land management or natural resource management or similar discipline is required.
  • Demonstrated experience in people and team management.
  • Demonstrated experience of project coordination and/or management of multiple competing projects.
  • Demonstrated application of environmental impact assessment legislation, frameworks and procedures.
  • 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 20 June 2021

Only people with Australian Citizenship, Permanent Residency or a non-citizen with a valid visa that provides work rights 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.”