Advert ID: 20006706
Supervisor Natural Areas
City of Gold Coast
Gold Coast, Queensland
$81,622.99 to $86,863.94
To our valued community; As the novel coronavirus COVID-19 continues to impact our community and daily lives, we want to assure you that we are monitoring developments very closely and taking all appropriate action. Keeping this in mind, please be aware that our recruitment process, while going ahead, may take longer than average and we ask that you remain patient during these prolonged periods.
The Gold Coast is an outstanding global city proudly looking towards its future. We are inspired by lifestyle and driven by opportunity.
Here at City of Gold Coast, our commitment to a shared set of values shapes our decisions, actions and behaviours towards achieving the City Vision and our many city priorities.
About the Position
Located with the Parks and Recreational Services branch the Natural Areas Management Unit (NAMU) is responsible for the day to day management and conservation of a 13,000 hectare estate with significant and diverse biological values. The position will manage and provide input into a broad range of large scale ecological restoration projects and associated budgets within the City’s parks estate, utilising a wide range of planning tools, resources, service providers and approaches.
The position will supervise a team of bush regenerators and help to manage and provide input into the City’s nature based community programs including the 'NaturallyGC' and 'Beaches to Bushland' programs. The role will provide advice on best practice ecological restoration and management issues within the growing parks estate and will monitor and collate data in relation to assets contributed by the development industry.
Key deliverables of the position
You will be an experienced ecologist and/or conservation land manager with extensive experience and demonstrated ability to deliver large scale ecological restoration projects, broad-acre revegetation projects with associated budget allocation, GIS/mapping and monitoring skills. You will be focused on and committed to the safety of your team mates, stakeholders and park visitors. You will be adept in leading teams and staff with the ability to foster and grow a positive team culture. Ideal candidates will have experience in the dedication of contributed assets through development assessment to help ensure the sustainability of the City’s natural areas.
You may be required to work outside of core business hours to help in the delivery of community programs and events.
What can the City of Gold Coast offer you?
Working for the City of Gold Coast is both challenging and rewarding. You will enjoy:
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See what other benefits the City can offer you here: https://www.goldcoast.qld.gov.au/council/council-jobs-222.html
How to Apply
As part of your application, please submit a copy of your resume and a 1-2 page cover letter. In your cover letter, please detail how your experience aligns with the key deliverables of the position and briefly explain why you believe you will be the most suitable person for the role.
The Selection Process
As part of our selection process, you may be required to undertake a one way video interview via SparkHire, and a face to face interview or virtual interview via Mircrosoft Teams or Skype. You may also be required to undertake police checks, employment history checks, qualification checks and drug and alcohol testing in accordance with Australian Standards and Council's procedures.
Please note applications fclose at 10.30pm on 27 November, 2020.