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Regional Program Coordinator (PVO6)

Job posted: 13/05/2022
Applications close: 29/05/2022 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | Bairnsdale

Job type: Full time / July 2023

Organisation: Parks Victoria

Salary: $100,966 - $108,440

Occupation: Environment

Reference: VG/11851

Reference: VG/11851

Occupation: Environment

Salary Range: $100,966 - $108,440

Work location: Gippsland | Bairnsdale

An exciting opportunity for a Program Coordinator to lead the delivery of the Deer Control Program in Parks Victoria's Eastern Region.

  • Work within a specialised team in the control of feral animals in National Parks and conservation reserves
  • Contribute to the protection of significant biodiversity and Aboriginal cultural heritage values
  • Enjoy a healthy work-life balance and a positive, supportive team culture in this Fixed Term role

About the role:  

As the Regional Program Coordinator, you will supervise a small team of staff to lead the delivery of over $3.5M of contract ground and aerial shooting to control deer in landscapes ranging from the alps to temperate rainforest on the coast. You will work with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders and professional contract shooters to plan and deliver control works in areas of high conservation value which are susceptible to deer impacts. You will contribute to the development of the Regional Deer Control Plan for Eastern Victoria in partnership with specialists in Parks Victoria and other organisations, stakeholders and community. The role can be based from a variety of Parks Victoria office locations in Eastern Victoria by negotiation.

We're looking for someone with:

  • A tertiary qualification in natural resource management or similar (preferable).
  • Extensive skills in project planning and management.
  • A proven ability to foster and manage relationships at various levels.
  • A strong focus on leadership and nurturing a positive and supportive team culture.

Your application will need to 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 29 May 2022

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?

If this sounds like you, and you would like to help build our deer control activities, then we would like to hear from you. For a confidential discussion about the role, call Darin Lynch on 0428 138 887 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.

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 Program Coordinator (PVO6)

Job type:

Full time / July 2023

Job classification:

PVO6

Contact:

Darin Lynch | (03) 8427 2509

Regional Program Coordinator (PVO6)