Advert ID: 20008056
Senior Pastoral Officer
Primary Industries and Regions
$83,152 - $92,020 p.a. (PO2)
We have an opportunity for a Senior Pastoral Officer to be part of our Rural Solutions SA Division within the Department of Primary Industries and Regions.
The Senior Pastoral Officer, Pastoral Unit, is part of the Major Programs Group within Rural Solutions SA. The Senior Pastoral Officer is responsible for supporting the administration of the Pastoral Land Management and Conservation Act 1989 (the PLMC Act) to ensure pastoral lands are managed for long-term ecological sustainability to maximise the economic and social benefits to the wider community and the pastoral industry. The role undertakes land condition assessments across South Australia’s pastoral lands, compliance activities under the PLMC Act, facilitation of proposals and projects and delivering project-based work and providing input to policy development. Effectiveness in this role requires on ground field experience, a sound knowledge of rangeland ecology, the pastoral industry and industry development, project management, and awareness of the PLMC Act, other relevant legislation.
The role contributes to delivering the agency’s priorities including the efficient and sustainable use of natural resources, increasing productivity of our primary industries, building partnerships and policy leadership.
The role supports PIRSA’s purpose, the objectives of Rural Solutions SA through support to PIRSA, the Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development and the Pastoral Board of South Australia to administer the PLMC Act and the delivery of a wide range of other sustainable agriculture projects across the state delivered by Rural Solutions SA.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regions, as a key economic development agency of the South Australian Government, works across a diverse range of industry sectors including agriculture, livestock, forestry, fishing and aquaculture and regional development. We involve and engage with others to ensure we make good decisions, have clear policies, plan and implement effective programs, drive relevant projects, promote efficient resource use and broker shared responsibility. In this way we enable the State’s primary industry sectors and regions to remain competitive, productive and sustainable.
At the Department of Primary Industries and Regions, we offer our employees challenging and rewarding work with opportunities for career progression, learning and development and flexibility.
Our Commitment to Diversity
The Department of Primary Industries and Regions is committed to building a flexible, diverse and inclusive culture, planning for and promoting diversity. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTIQ, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups. The Department of Primary Industries and Regions recognises the benefits that such an approach brings for our staff and customers in delivering the future of SA.
PO2 $83,152 to $92,020 per annum
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All applications must be submitted online via http://iworkfor.sa.gov.au/, citing Reference Number: 436102
If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a Covering Letter (no more than 3 pages) outlining your skills and experience in relation to the Professional and Technical Knowledge, Planning and Organising (work management) and Initiative capabilities of the role description and a current CV (no more than 5 pages). Applicants must include the contact information of at least 2 referees with 1 being your immediate supervisor/manager and a completed “Pre-Employment Declaration in the SA Public Sector” form.