Advert ID: 20010844
Assistant Project and Communications Officer
Ginninderra Catchment Group
Approximately 15 hours per week at $32 per hour + super
GCG is one of three Catchment Groups in the ACT and holds strong partnerships with local, regional and national bodies.
GCG is both a community-based natural resource management organisation and a Landcare network, operating primarily in the north-west ACT Region. As such, we support 26 Landcare Groups (including Parkcare, urban, rural, junior, and Aboriginal Landcare Groups) and coordinate numerous community engagement and landscape-scale restoration programs, including improving and protecting Natural Temperate Grassland.
GCG provides a network for its member groups and volunteers; linking the catchment community with the ACT Government and other stakeholders, providing assistance with project development and implementation, and facilitating community forums for ideas and discussion.
In addition, GCG undertakes a range of citizen science programs, namely FrogWatch (ACT and Region wide) and Waterwatch (Ginninderra Creek catchment and Yass catchment).
Our dedicated team covers a diverse range of functions, and includes a Catchment Coordinator, Project officer, FrogWatch Program Coordinator, Waterwatch Program Coordinator and Financial officer.
Role and Responsibilities
The Ginninderra Catchment Group is currently seeking applications for the role of Assistant Project and Communications Officer. This position will be a part time position (15hrs/week) which reports mainly to the Catchment Coordinator. The position is currently offered until 30th June 2022, with the possibility of extension, depending on funding. Remuneration is $62,400 annual full-time, prorated to 15 hours a week part-time, equivalent to $32/hour. This is exclusive of superannuation.
The objective is to assist with the delivery of new and existing Landcare projects and to raise the profile of GCG, its programs and its volunteer groups with key internal and external stakeholders, as well as the wider community, to demonstrate:
The Assistant Project Officer will assist GCG staff and member groups to undertake Landcare projects across the catchment. The role also includes communications work through the use of social media, newsletter and printed media as well as a systemic update of the GCG webpage. Effective communication with all staff and volunteers is essential for this position to achieve the expected objectives.
As a small team flexibility, strong team communication, and the ability to help out in other activities is essential.
Qualifications / Experience