Title:

Director - Biodiversity Science

Advertiser:

Department of Environment & Energy - Director of National Parks

Location:

Canberra, ACT

Salary etc:

$127,022 - $147,580 p.a. + super (EL 2)

The Organisation and the Team

The Department of Environment & Energy designs and implements Australian Government policy and programs to protect and conserve the environment, water and heritage, promote climate action, and provide adequate, reliable and affordable energy.

The Role/Duties

The role oversees the Australian Biological Resources Study (ABRS), Bush Blitz, Biodiversity Informatics, the National Seed Bank and Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research (CANBR) - a joint partnership between Parks Australia and CSIRO.

The Opportunity

The Director, Biodiversity Science Section (BSS) leads a section of 30-35 staff, plus associates and volunteers, to deliver science and data outcomes for Parks Australia and the Department of the Environment & Energy. BSS includes the Australian Biological Resources Study (ABRS), Bush Blitz, Biodiversity Informatics, the National Seed Bank and Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research (CANBR) - a joint partnership between Parks Australia and CSIRO.

The Ideal Candidate/Skills & Experience

We are after an experienced  leader with high level policy, technical and program skills with relevance to biodiversity science and information management, and  highly developed communication skills

Eligibility:

  • Tertiary qualifications in relevant scientific discipline with research experience highly desirable.
  • To be eligible for any position in the Department you must be an Australian Citizen.
  • You must undergo and satisfy a National Police History Check.

The Department of Environment and Energy values social and cultural diversity and is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and the provision of a safe and healthy work environment.

How to apply:

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Date published:

03-Dec-2019

Closing date:

17-Dec-2019


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