Regional Project Officer


Parks Victoria


Eastern Victoria

Salary etc:

Part-time (0.6 FTE).

Manage and support the regional delivery of Biodiversity Bushfire Response and Recovery projects across the Eastern region!

  • Play an integral role to support successful initiatives through resource planning and financial budgeting
  • Manage and deliver high-quality projects including pest plant and pest animal control projects
  • Fixed Term, Part Time role (0.6 FTE) located in Eastern Victoria

About the branch

The Operations Division is responsible for the service delivery of initiatives, programs and services. On-ground works and services will conserve environments, protect culture and heritage, manage visitor facilities and improve opportunities and support fire and emergency management. The Regional resources will support environmental, social and economic outcomes for rural, regional and urban communities. Service delivery is managed and delivered within the demands of the Divisional Action Plan and the requirements of the Division’s state-wide fire and emergency role and in partnership with community and government agencies.

Each region consists of a diverse range of parks and reserves.  Staff working within the region are responsible for providing efficient and effective implementation of a broad range of often complex park management functions including natural, cultural and built asset management, visitor management and services, stakeholder management, park planning and emergency response.

About the role and your responsibilities: 

As the Regional Project Officer, you will prepare project briefs, minor services agreements and coordinate the engagement of contractors and staff for monitoring and control of programs.

You will provide technical advice to assist the prioritisation and delivery of the works and liaise with local community groups or landholders, stakeholders and district staff. Your role will support the delivery of projects in partnership with Traditional Owners.

You will also assist the Regional Project Coordinator to deliver Biodiversity Bushfire Response and Recovery projects across the region. The position will require field work (often in remote locations), attendance at working group meetings and assistance in reporting on progress, budget tracking and preparation of Service Level Agreements.

To be successful for this role you will need:

  • Tertiary qualification in Science and/or equivalent experience in a similar field is desirable.
  • Previous Stakeholder management experience and operational experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in providing technical advice and support.
  • A current Employee Working with Children check

Only people with Australian Citizenship, Permanent Residency or a non-citizen with a valid visa that provides work rights may apply for this position.

Parks Victoria requires all prospective employees to undergo a National Police Record Check prior to commencing employment.

Parks Victoria is committed to child safety and has zero tolerance for child abuse and all forms of harm to children, in accordance with the Victorian Child Safe Standards. All Parks Victoria staff are expected to support this commitment.

At Parks Victoria, we recognise that diversity and inclusion are central to being a modern, high-performing sustainable organisation that can deliver our strategic vision to be a “world class parks service ensuring healthy parks for healthy people.”

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