Advert ID: 20006485
Gladstone Healthy Harbour Partnership (GHHP)
$18,000 + travel allowance up to $5,000 per year
Gladstone Harbour, located in Central Queensland, is the largest multi-commodity port in Queensland. The harbour is made up of a system of rivers, inlets, channels, tidal wetlands, seagrass meadows and islands, and forms part of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area below the low water mark and is adjacent to the southern section of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Rapid industrial development in and around Gladstone Harbour, major flood events, concerns surrounding fish health, and UNESCO’s consideration of the Great Barrier Reef’s World Heritage Area status led to public concern about the health and ongoing management of Gladstone Harbour.
In order to better monitor and report on the health of the harbour and respond to changes in its condition, GHHP was established in 2013 to inform on the environmental, social, cultural and economic health of the harbour. Since this time, the Reef 2050 Long-Term Sustainability Plan was created in 2015, providing management plans and actions for the entire Great Barrier Reef and its catchments, including Gladstone Harbour into the future.
GHHP is a partnership of community, industry, research organisations, statutory bodies and government. The Partnership was formed to independently report on the health of Gladstone Harbour, and identify opportunities based on rigorous science and strong stakeholder engagement to improve where necessary the health to the Harbour for the future. This is achieved by the production of an annual whole-of-system Gladstone Harbour Report Card. A pilot Gladstone Harbour Report Card was produced in 2014, with more detailed report cards produced annually from 2015.
GHHP’s vision is: Gladstone has a healthy, accessible, working harbour.
Roles and Responsibilities
The GHHP Chair will undertake the following roles and responsibilities:
Desired Skills and Attributes
Reporting and Supervision
The GHHP Chair reports to Partners of the Gladstone Healthy Harbour Partnership, via the Gladstone Healthy Harbour Partnership Management Committee.
Commitment, Tenure and Salary
Commitment to perform the role of the GHHP Chair is approximately 10 hours per week, commencing from January 2021.
The successful applicant will be offered a one-year contract with two one-year extensions subject to performance.
Remuneration for the position is $18,000 per year. Any associated travel aligned to the Partnership functions will be reimbursed up to the value of $5,000 per year.
How to apply:View details
Further information about GHHP, including its governance arrangements and operational structure can be found at ghhp.org.au. For further advice, contact Rachel D’Arcy, Manager, Reef Partnerships, Office of the Great Barrier Reef, Department of Environment and Science via email Rachel.firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0422 008 874 or 0416 142 270.
Applying for the Position
Applicants are required to submit a current resume including names and contact details for at least two (2) referees who have knowledge of your work; and provide a summary of the ‘Desired Skills and Attributes’ that outline your suitability for the position (your response should be no more than 2 pages).
Please forward completed applications and selection criteria to email@example.com by 5pm, 30th October 2020.
Assessment of the Position
A selection panel comprised of members of the GHHP Management Committee will assess your ability to perform the work required of the position based on your application and other selection processes which may include an interview. Referees will only be contacted following an interview to verify the information you provide and to comment on how you demonstrate the attributes being sought.