Advert ID: 20011057
Assistant Director / Planning Officer
Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate
$113,397 - $122,062 p.a. (Senior Officer Grade C).
PN: 04387, several
The Conservation and Water Planning and Policy Branch comprises four sections focused on Biodiversity Planning and Policy, Biosecurity and Agriculture Policy, Parks Planning and Policy, Environmental (Strategic) Planning, and Water Policy. The branch develops, administers and oversees implementation of several key environmental and conservation strategies, policies and plans to support the environment and the community. The Branch is responsible for legislation relating to nature conservation, fisheries, biosecurity, biodiversity and water. The Branch also provides policy support for the Directorate’s engagement in inter-jurisdictional fora including on biodiversity, biosecurity, environment, water and primary industries.
We are recruiting for multiple positions, outlined below. The positions are all opportunities for highly motivated candidates to progress environmental planning and policies for biodiversity conservation and environmental outcomes in the ACT. We also will create a merit pool from the applications of people who may be suitable for other positions of similar duties at this level within the branch.
The current vacancies include the following roles and responsibilities:
Assistant Director, Biosecurity and Agriculture Policy
This Assistant Director position will work to the Director Biosecurity and Agriculture Policy to:
Offsets Planning Officer
This position will work to the Senior Director Conservation and Water Planning and Policy to:
Biodiversity Planning Officer
This position will work to the Senior Director Conservation and Water Planning and Policy and the Director Biodiversity Planning and Policy to:
Eligibility/Other requirements: Your suitability for any of these positions will be assessed based on your Skills, Knowledge and Behaviour in relation to the Duties/Responsibilities and any other Eligibility/Other requirements listed in the relevant Position Description.
Note: These are temporary positions available immediately with the possibility of extension and/or permanency. The Assistant Director, Biosecurity and Agriculture Policy role is a temporary position available from 31 January until 30 June 2023, with a possibility of permanency. The Offsets Planning Officer role is a temporary position available immediately until 30 June 2023. The Biodiversity Planning Officer role is a temporary position available immediately until 30 June 2022 with a possibility of extension. A Merit Pool will be established from this selection process and will be used to fill vacancies over the next 12 months. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only. This position will be moving to a new workplace designed for activity-based working (ABW). Under ABW arrangements, officers will not have a designated workstation/desk.