Advert ID: 20000149
Ecologist - Data Analyst and Monitoring
ACT Parks and Conservation Service
Salary range: $79,824 - $91,356 p.a. (Professional Officer Class 2)
The ACT Parks and Conservation Service (PCS) is responsible for the sustainable management of our national parks, nature reserves, commercial softwood forests and rural lands, including management of Namadgi National Park, Canberra Nature Park, Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve, Googong Foreshores, water catchment areas and commercial pine plantations.
The Parks and Conservation Service implements a broad range of natural and cultural resource management programs both on and off reserve that support sustainable environmental conservation land management and heritage outcomes.
An opportunity exists for an Ecologist with strong statistical analysis skills to assist the delivery of compliance monitoring requirements for Matters of National Environmental Significance within Environmental Offset Reserves.
A tertiary qualification is required in a field of environmental management or biological science, preferably including studies in ecology and conservation of terrestrial fauna and ecosystems. Other experience is outlined in the selection criteria.
This is a temporary position until 30 June 2018 with the possibility for extension and/or permanency.
The successful applicant may be selected based on application only. This position will be responsible for compiling and analysing data collected as part of the monitoring and research program. The position will also provide advice to Planners and Rangers on reserve management requirements informed by monitoring and research results as part of an adaptive management strategy.
The position will also be responsible for implementing and procuring the services of contractors and/or casual staff and co-ordinating ACT government staff to deliver the Environmental Offset monitoring and research commitments.
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