Regional Conservation Officer (7 positions)


Biodiversity Conservation Trust


Statewide locations, NSW

Salary etc:

$93,606 - $103,422 p.a. + super & leave loading (Officer Class 7). Full-time.


Job Reference Number: 517133

  • 5 x Ongoing full-time opportunities & 2 x Temporary full-time opportunities.
  • Lismore, Orange, Dubbo, Albury, Wagga Wagga, Parramatta, Newcastle, Coffs Harbour, Queanbeyan or other regional Biodiversity Conservation Trust locations by negotiation.
  • $93,606 - $103,422 plus employer’s contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

The NSW Biodiversity Conservation Trust (BCT), as part of the Department of Planning, Industry & Environment (DPIE) cluster, has an exciting opportunity for 7 Regional Conservation Officer positions.

About you

These are exciting opportunities to work as part of a team to provide landholder support and delivery of BCT’s programs. You will support the delivery of programs, provide assistance in managing projects and partnerships as well as stakeholder engagement, education, communication, conservation assessment and agreement management.

Essential requirements

  • Relevant tertiary qualification and/or extensive experience in natural resource management or biodiversity conservation
  • Demonstrated ability to use Geographical Information Systems software to develop, manage, query and display spatial data relevant to property level management plans
  • A current Australian Class C driver’s licence and willingness to travel

About Us

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.

A recruitment pool may be created for ongoing and temporary opportunities of the same role or role type that may become available over the next 18 months.

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