Project Leader - Reef Water Quality Programs


Terrain NRM


Cairns, Innisfail or Atherton, Queensland

This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading environmental management organisation and a passionate team doing amazing things for the reef, rainforest and landscapes of the Wet Tropics.

Working within our Waterway Health Strategy Unit this role will oversee projects that are reducing the flow of sediment into rivers and the reef. Some of the activities being undertaken include fixing gully erosion, stabilising streambanks through engineered solutions and revegetation and working with farmers to implement new farm practices.  

We are looking for:

  • A project manager with strong organisational skills and demonstrated ability to motivate a team, meet deadlines and work within budgets.
  • A problem solver who can anticipate potential problems or conflict and facilitate solutions.
  • A collaborator with excellent communication skills who can build and maintain partnerships across a range of sectors.
  • Good technical understanding of NRM issues and an ability to provide high quality technical advice and leadership.

The details:

  • Based in Cairns, Innisfail or Atherton
  • Fixed term until 30 June 2024
  • Full time (36.25 hours per week)
  • Flexible working conditions
  • 5 weeks annual leave (pro rata) with 17.5% leave loading

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