Advert ID: 20007444
Senior Project Officer
Biodiversity Conservation Trust
Albury, Orange, Queanbeyan, Inverell, Lismore, Coffs Harbour, Newcastle or Parramatta, NSW
Salary range from $106,346 to $118,468 + super (Environment Officer Class 9). Full-time, ongoing.
Job Reference Number: 515062
The NSW Biodiversity Conservation Trust (BCT), as part of the Department of Planning, Industry & Environment (DPIE) cluster, has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Project Officer to support development, delivery and evaluation of BCT’s private land conservation management program.
The Senior Project officer will play a key role in the design and delivery of the BCT conservation management program including policy and program development, independent management of complex projects, and provision of analysis and technical advice to inform cost effective investment.
Responsibilities of the role include:
A vital requirement to succeeding in the role is having skills and experience in competitive private land conservation programs that apply biodiversity assessment metrics.
Essential Requirements are:
The New South Wales Biodiversity Conservation Trust (BCT) is a not-for-profit statutory body, established under Part 10 of the Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016 and managed by a Board appointed by the Minister for the Environment. The Trust’s roles are to support and encourage landholders to enter into agreements to conserve and protect biodiversity on private land, guided by the government’s Biodiversity Conservation Investment Strategy; secure biodiversity offsets when developers choose to pay into the Biodiversity Conservation Fund; and other activities that promote greater awareness of, appreciation and understanding of, biodiversity and the importance of conserving it.
Our Commitment to Diversity & Flexibility
The Biodiversity Conservation Trust (BCT) strives to be an inclusive workplace for all people. We recognise that we operate in a diverse community and welcome and encourage applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans, refugees and those with disability.
We understand that flexibility means different things to different people and are committed to offering flexible work arrangements where and when possible.
How to apply:View details
If excited by the information above, we look forward to receiving your application, including a copy of your resume, and cover letter expressing your interest and suitability for the role. The information provided in your application needs to show how you meet the focus capabilities and essential requirements of the role.
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Applications close Sunday 7 March 2021 at 11:55pm.