Project Officer - Biodiversity Values Assessments (VPSG4)

Job posted: 22/02/2021
Applications close: 14/03/2021 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Negotiable, Various

Job type: Full time / until 30 June 2022

Organisation: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Salary: $87,640 - $99,438

Occupation: Land Management, Projects

Reference: VG/50939784

Reference: VG/50939784

Occupation: Land Management, Projects

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

Work location: Negotiable, Various

  • Use your data management experience to support the delivery of the strategic fuel breaks program
  • Be a part of a flagship $50m+ government project
  • Location: Negotiable-Flexible (statewide) Deliver efficient and effective biodiversity values assessments to support planning and operations for the Strategic Fuel Breaks program.

The Strategic Fuel Breaks and Mechanical works program received significant investment that will support community and asset protection and provide strategic advantage for planned burning and fire control operations in the context of a rapidly changing climate.

The Project Officer – Biodiversity Values Assessments will deliver efficient biodiversity values assessments, critical to enable effective delivery of the Strategic Fuel Breaks (SFB) and Mechanical works program.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • A tertiary qualification in forest, environmental or spatial science, monitoring and evaluation, natural resource management, field work or similar is desirable.
  • Experience and expertise in forest or biodiversity based data management, survey, monitoring, research and reporting; application of remote sensing technologies; and applications FME and PowerBI are desirable.
  • Experience in the use of computer applications, including SQL, spreadsheets, data processing and GIS applications.

This is a fixed term position available until 30 June 2022. The successful applicant may request to work from any DELWP office location, subject to negotiation and COVID-Safe transitional arrangements.

The departmentplays a major role in Victoria's emergency response activities, through an all-hazards, all-emergencies approach. Staff undertaking these roles have been quarantined from performing emergency management roles and participation in planned burning operations.

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 Sunday, 14 March 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.

Project Officer - Biodiversity Values Assessments (VPSG4)

Job type:

Full time / until 30 June 2022

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Craige Brown | 0498 163 584 or craige.brown@delwp.vic.gov.au

Project Officer - Biodiversity Values Assessments (VPSG4)