Regional Program Coordinator, Deer Control (Western) (PVO5)

Job posted: 10/09/2021
Applications close: 26/09/2021 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Ballarat

Job type: Full time / July 2023

Organisation: Parks Victoria

Salary: $90,620 - $97,326

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/RPC-WEST

Reference: VG/RPC-WEST

Occupation: Projects

Salary Range: $90,620 - $97,326

Work location: Western Region | Ballarat

Coordinate successful planning and delivery of the Victorian Deer Control Strategy to help shape the future of our parks!

  • Opportunity to develop your career in Project Planning and Land Management
  • Enjoy a healthy work life balance in an innovative world class parks service
  • Fixed term role, located in Western Victoria, Ballarat (negotiable)

About the role and your responsibilities:  

As the Regional Program Coordinator, you will provide advice to and be supported by the Regional and District teams and will lead planning tasks, delivery of the program and project management with a specific focus on deer and introduced large herbivore control. 

In this exciting new role you will work with a network of regional and corporate deer control leads and coordinators to deliver the Victorian Deer Control Strategy. The position will support the Department of Environment, Land Water and Planning in implementation of the Deer Control Strategy including providing planning, consultation and project delivery support. You will also nurture effective and respectful internal and external relationships in the delivery of programs and projects.

We're looking for someone with:

  • Experience in Project Management and multiple portfolio management
  • Experience in developing and implementing action plans preferably relating to invasive species control
  • The ability to nurture positive stakeholder management and engagement
  • A current employee Working with Children Check before commencing employment with us

Your application will need to include:

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

Join our innovative organisation and enjoy what you do, apply today!

Application Closing date: Sunday 26 September 2021

About the branch:

The Operations Division is responsible for planning and the service delivery of initiatives, programs and services. On-ground works and services will conserve environments, protect culture and heritage, manage visitor facilities and improve opportunities and support fire and emergency management.

Each region consists of a diverse range of parks and reserves.  Staff working within the Region are responsible for providing efficient and effective implementation of a broad range of often complex park management functions including natural, cultural and built asset management, visitor management and services, stakeholder management, park planning and emergency response.

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.

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.

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