Advert ID: 20003945
Hobsons Bay City Council
Permanent part-time (0.6 EFT) Band 6 $84,497 - $92,100 pro rata (+ 9.5% super & industry allowance)
Hobsons Bay is seeking an enthusiastic and passionate Biodiversity Officer to join our Parks and Conservation Team.
This exciting position will involve strategic-based approaches to Council's management of biodiversity values.
Our municipality is a key destination for international migratory wading birds with Ramsar listed wetlands within our borders. We have highly valued grasslands, woodlands, salt marsh and mangrove communities. The diversity of habitats will be a key driver in this role.
The Biodiversity Officer's key responsibilities include delivering actions and goals of Hobsons Bay's Biodiversity Strategy 2017-22, through the development and review of strategic policies, procedures and documents relating to biodiversity and the environment. Current priorities include conditions to which Council will accept offset sites, review resources required to implement the Biodiversity Strategy and assist with strengthening the protection of significant vegetation.
This role will work closely with Council's Sustainability Team aligning actions from strategies and policies across Council to ensure best outcome. Additionally liaising with the Planning Department on areas around planning controls and developing GIS protection overlays.
This position is based both in the office (90%) and out in the field (10%).
Objectives of the role:
Implement actions from Council's adopted Biodiversity Strategy 2017-22.
Develop relationships with stakeholders to assist with delivery of the Biodiversity Strategy.
Support and liaise with Council's Conservation Team to help deliver key conservation objectives.
The successful applicant will have;
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Please submit your application either by submitting online or posting to:
Hobsons Bay City Council
PO Box 21
ALTONA VIC 3018
Applications must include a statement addressing the selection criteria and close Sunday, 22nd September 2019.
An automated email will be sent upon receipt of your electronic application. Please re-submit your application if the auto reply has not been received or call (03) 9932 1092 if you are experiencing difficulty.
Hobsons Bay City Council is committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity and workplace diversity. We encourage a diverse workforce reflective of our community to better meet the needs of our customers. Your Career is our Success.