Advert ID: 20010657
Project Officer - Identified
NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service
$99,431 - $110,064 p.a. + super.
Job reference number: 00008KI8
Do you have a passion for the environment and like spending time outdoors?
As the Project Officer in the Indigenous Facilitator position under ‘The Living Murray (TLM) Program’ you will divide your time between the office and the field.
Eligibility: The Department of Planning, Industry and Environment considers that being Aboriginal is a genuine occupational qualification under Section 14d of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977. Only Aboriginal people are eligible to apply.
About the Role
West Branch encompasses 52% of the state and manages 95 parks covering just less than 1.8 million hectares. We are one of eight NPWS operations branches spanning NSW.
This role is funded through the Millewa TLM Indigenous Partnership Program. TLM supports the management of 6 Icon sites along the Murray River in NSW, Victoria and South Australia. An important part of TLM is the Indigenous Partnership Program which aims to develop strong partnerships between Aboriginal people and land managers.
The Project Officer will work as part of a small team and will be responsible for undertaking and or managing contractors in monitoring plants, animals, cultural values and their response to environmental watering.
You will be relied upon to use your strong communication and project management skills to develop and deliver projects. You will liaise with internal and external stakeholders, especially relevant Aboriginal traditional owners and Aboriginal community organisations, to ensure the smooth delivery of projects, including prioritising works, monitoring and reporting on project budgets, reviewing resource requirements and undertaking procurement.
Desirable to have
At the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (DPIE) we are focused on creating a liveable, inclusive and sustainable New South Wales with thriving natural environments, strong primary industries and bustling urban centres. We are the stewards of our state’s physical and environmental assets - both natural and built - and we work hard every day to ensure New South Wales continues to flourish.
How to apply:View details
Apply here by submitting a current resume and one-page cover letter which outlines your skills and experience relevant to the role and complete the online application form. DPIE expects all applicants who can be safely vaccinated for COVID 19, to be so.
Applications close: Wednesday, 15 December 2021 at 11:59pm.
A recruitment pool may be created for ongoing and temporary roles of the same role or role type that may become available for filling over the next eighteen months.