Project Manager - Murray Darling Basin


OzFish Unlimited


Major city (close to airport) in the Murray Darling Basin region (Dubbo preferred)

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Remuneration from $50,000 to $75 000 p.a + super (depending on experience). Full-time, permanent (subject to funding)

OzFish Unlimited is an exciting new NGO dedicated to helping the millions of Aussie recreational fishers take control of the health of their waterways and shore up the future of the sport they love.

OzFish Unlimited partners with fishers and the broader community to invest time and money into the protection and restoration of our waterways, counteracting decades of degradation.

OzFish is seeking a dynamic Project Manager for our Murray Darling Basin operations. Working with numerous OzFish volunteer chapters based across the Murray Darling catchments, you will be responsible for:

  • managing current OzFish projects in the region
  • building volunteer involvement in projects
  • creating new OzFish Chapters and
  • designing and resourcing new projects.

OzFish is a family friendly workplace with flexible work hours and strong connection to the national OzFish team. This is a work-from-home position initially, until an office arrangement can be sought.

We are looking for someone enthusiastic about fish and fishing who wants to make a difference to aquatic environments. It is preferable that you have:

  1. Degree in Natural Resource Management, Environmental Science or similar
  2. Experience in identifying, designing and managing projects
  3. Experience in community engagement and volunteer management
  4. Understanding of the legislation, in particular permitting processes in NSW, applicable to river restoration projects
  5. Willingness to travel, current drivers licence and suitable vehicle for travel across the MDB, possibly to remote locations on occasion

It would be a bonus if you had;

  • Strong connections to the local fishing community
  • Network of contacts across the Murray Darling Basin
  • Ability to manage large, multi-method, community based, restoration projects.

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