Regional Conservation Project Coordinator (PVO5)

Job posted: 17/03/2023
Applications close: 02/04/2023 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong | Surf Coast

Job type: Full time / Until 30 June 2025

Organisation: Parks Victoria

Salary: $94,300 - $101,278

Occupation: Environment

Reference: VG/10417000000

Reference: VG/10417000000

Occupation: Environment

Salary Range: $94,300 - $101,278

Work location: Geelong | Surf Coast

Parks Victoria is looking for a Regional Conservation Project Coordinator to implement, coordinate and grow significant conservation programs for the West Coast District.

  • Make a difference working in the environment and natural resource management sector
  • Work in a supportive and collaborative team
  • An enviable office location along the beautiful Great Ocean Road

About the role

This position will play a key role in protecting the natural assets found within the Region. The role will focus on the successful delivery of conservation projects in the West Coast of Victoria, with a particular focus on Great Otway National Park and Ramsar sites in the Western District Lakes. You will be responsible for managing expenditure and resources allocated to projects, developing contracts and advising project staff. You will be implementing project plans, supervising contractors, monitoring environmental project progression, liaising will local and regional staff, reporting outputs and delivering these projects on time and within budget. This supportive team work collaboratively and implement biodiversity (pest plant and animal) projects to high standards with a focus on working together.

We're looking for someone with:

  • Experience in the biodiversity/environmental/natural resource management sector
  • Experience in project management and operational delivery of projects
  • Demonstrated experience in engaging and managing stakeholders, contractors and staff
  • Demonstrated experience in problem solving

Your application will need to include:

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

Application Closing date: Sunday 2 April 2023

About Parks Victoria

Parks Victoria's vision is to be a world-class parks service, ensuring healthy parks for healthy people. It is a statutory authority with responsibility for managing an expanding and diverse estate covering more than 4 million hectares, or about 17 per cent, of Victoria.

Sound like you?

For a confidential discussion about the role, call Katrina Lovett on 0447 589 821 or apply online!

Organisational Commitments

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 prospective employees to undergo a National Police Record Check and Working with Children Check prior to commencing employment.

Parks Victoria recognises diversity and inclusion is everyone's business. We value a culture where everyone can be themselves at work, regardless of background, orientation, age or gender, that brings out our best, values everyone's contribution and works within a flexible working environment, ultimately reflecting the community we serve.

Parks Victoria's policies require the successful applicant to be up-to-date based on Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) vaccination advice. The successful applicant for this role will be required to provide evidence of vaccination or exemption status as part of the recruitment process.

Only people with Australian Citizenship, Permanent Residency or a non-citizen with a valid visa that provides work rights may apply for this position.

Regional Conservation Project Coordinator (PVO5)

Job type:

Full time / Until 30 June 2025

Job classification:



Katrina Lovett | 0447 589 821

Regional Conservation Project Coordinator (PVO5)