Advert ID: 20008523
Natural Areas Offsets Officer
City Of Gold Coast
$81,622 - $86,863 p.a. Fixed-term, Full-time.
The Gold Coast is an outstanding global city proudly looking towards its future. We are inspired by the lifestyle and driven by opportunity.
Here at the 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 in the Lifestyle and Community Directorate, the Parks and Recreational Services Branch plans and manages a diverse network of high-quality parks, conservation areas, open spaces and recreational facilities; develops and implements programs for outdoor social and physical activities, protects and improves the City's biodiversity and contributes to city walkability, cooling and beautification through a comprehensive greening program.
Sitting within the Natural Areas Management Unit (NAMU), this position is responsible for delivering on-ground revegetation works (including assisted regeneration and other ecological restoration processes) in accordance with the City Plan Offset Policy and the Environmental Offset External Investment Governance Policy to ensure legislative requirements and the City's goals and objectives are met. This includes developing, implementing, and monitoring offset projects with funding provided by both internal and external clients.
The ideal candidate will be a great team player with a demonstrated ability to deliver successful ecological restoration projects. You will possess high-level project management, planning, budget and financial reporting skills with the ability to provide advice on offset projects and policy. You will have strong problem-solving skills and interpersonal and communication skills.
Key deliverables of the position:
Please provide a 1-2 page cover letter outlining how your skills and experiences align to the 'about you' and 'key deliverables of the position' section above.
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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As part of your application, you will be asked to 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. In addition, you will also need to address screening questions; please provide a written response to each question. It is suggested that you may wish to write approximately 2-3 paragraphs for each screening question.