Team Leader - Education and Hunting Programs (VPSG5)

Job posted: 13/10/2020
Applications close: 27/10/2020 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North West Region | Bendigo

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Game Management Authority

Salary: $98,396 - $119,052

Occupation: Regulatory Governance and Compliance

Reference: VG/028067D

Reference: VG/028067D

Occupation: Regulatory Governance and Compliance

Salary Range: $98,396 - $119,052

Work location: North West Region | Bendigo

The Game Management Authority (GMA) is an independent statutory authority responsible for the regulation of game hunting in Victoria. It delivers programs to improve and promote sustainable and responsible hunting in Victoria. The GMA is responsible for:
  • issuing Game Licences and related testing;
  • managing open and closed seasons for game species;
  • enforcing game hunting laws and taking action against those who do not hunt legally; and
  • educating and informing hunters on how to hunt legally and responsibly in Victoria.

  • Newly created ongoing position – opportunity to make your mark!
  • Unique opportunity where your work environment includes the great outdoors
  • Based in the beautiful city of Bendigo (flexibility may be available)
  • $99,872 - $120,838 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)

The Game Management Authority is an independent statutory authority responsible for the regulation of game hunting in Victoria and the organisation plays an important role in managing natural resources across Victoria. 

To ensure game hunting in Victoria is carried out in a safe, sustainable and responsible manner, the Game Management Authority (GMA) produces a number of educational programs and works with industry to assist hunters to understand their legal obligations and comply with accepted community standards. 

The Team Leader - Education and Hunting Programs is a pivotal role, leading a diverse, specialist team focussed on developing innovative responses to a range of game management issues and producing education and extension material, on game management and responsible game hunting in Victoria.  The position is required to communicate effectively with senior management and staff and engage with stakeholders, industry and the broader community on game management issues.

The position plays a key role in leading a team that proactively establishes and facilitates relationships with other land management agencies, private landowners, community groups and licensed game hunters.  Primarily, this position will coordinate or manage programs that educate hunters and will work with other divisions to assist in the delivery of programs in research and monitoring of game species, licensing and testing and, enforcement operations as required.

To be successful in this role, you will have demonstrated experience leading and managing a team with a focus, and passion, on inspiring and developing staff so both individual and team objectives are reached. You will have a sound understanding of contemporary educational and engagement methods in achieving compliance outcomes and natural resource management objectives, combined with excellent communication skills and the ability to build effective relationships.

For a confidential discussion, please call Zac Powell, Manager, Stakeholder and Hunting Programs on 0407 887 254.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department.

For further information on the position, please refer to the attached position description.

How to Apply

Please click the ‘Apply Now' button. As part of the application process, you will need to provide a copy of your resume and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria outlined in the position description.

Applications close at midnight on 27 October 2020.


Team Leader - Education and Hunting Programs (VPSG5)

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Full time

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Zac Powell | 0407 887 254

Team Leader - Education and Hunting Programs (VPSG5)