Advert ID: 20007308
Senior Conservation Officer (0.8 FTE)
Trust for Nature
Bairnsdale, East Gippsland, Victoria
$72,012 (FTE) +9.5% Super
Trust for Nature is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to protecting nature in Victoria. Our vison is that Victoria’s most threatened native plants and wildlife are protected for future generations. To achieve this, we work closely with private landholders, government, organisations, Traditional Owners and businesses to help restore, protect and manage biodiversity on private land. Our team is made up of 60 passionate people who work with communities throughout Victoria and take practical action to care for and nurture nature.
Together, we can and will make a difference to Victoria’s natural environment, would you like to join us?
About the role
Trust for Nature is seeking a Senior Conservation Officer for the East Gippsland region in Victoria based out of Bairnsdale. Reporting to the Gippsland Area Manager, The Senior Conservation Officer is responsible for implementing the Stewardship Program and assisting with project management and delivery.
In the role of Senior Conservation Officer, you will;
This role is a part time(0.8FTE) fixed term position for 12 months (March 2021- March 2022) and may continue subject to funding availability.
The full time base salary is $72,012 per annum, plus 9.5% superannuation, plus travel costs.
We are searching for someone who has both a technical and generalist understanding of issues relating to the protection and management of native habitat in Victoria. Someone who is qualified and experienced in ecology and conservation management and has demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, establish good relationships with landholders to achieve conservation gains on private lands.
The ideal applicant will have a strong commitment to biodiversity conservation, with a background in natural resource management and have excellent interpersonal skills.
This role requires that you have a Drivers licence and access to the use of your own vehicle may be required at times.
Want to know more? Please see the attached Position Description outlining the roles responsibilities and key selection criteria.
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See below for the Position Description and Key Selection Criteria.
Please send in a cover letter along with your resume and responses to the key selection criteria of the position description to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications will close at 5pm on Friday, 12th March 2021 (applications will be reviewed as they come through).
Position Description and KSC - pd-senior-conservation-officer-east-gippsland-pdf