Senior Project Officer - Victoria


OzFish Unlimited


Mildura, Victoria

Salary etc:

30hours per week - $74,000 to $81,000 (1FTE)


Senior Project Officer - Victoria

Status: Permanent Full Time - Subject to funding.

Remuneration: 30hours per week - $74,000 to $81,000 (1FTE)

Locations: Preferred location is Mildura, Victoria.

OzFish Unlimited is an exciting NGO dedicated to helping the millions of Aussie recreational fishers take action for the health of their waterways and shore up the future of the sport they love. OzFish Unlimited partners with fishers and the broader community to invest resources into the protection and restoration of our waterways, counteracting decades of degradation.

OzFish is seeking an energetic Freshwater Senior Project Officer - Victoria to assist the Program Manager-Murray Darling Basin and OzFish HQ team to manage the on-ground works undertaken across Victoria and specifically in the Sunraysia region.

The role is working from home and includes regular travel across Victoria and NSW. The key focus of the role is delivering existing fisher engagement, habitat restoration projects and developing new collaborations with existing and future project partners.

Working with the OzFish team and numerous volunteer chapters, you will be responsible for:

  1. Identifying opportunities for, designing and resourcing projects in the region including writing project briefs, applying for funding, approaching businesses and stakeholders for support and fundraising.
  2. Assisting in local project delivery in a diverse range of fish habitat projects, including field work and events.
  3. Communication and promotion of OzFish activities (including regular social media interactions).
  4. General administrative support for projects; permits, mapping, species lists, budgeting, and reporting.
  5. Engaging recreational fishers in OzFish activities.
  6. Project travel as necessary.

Required skills:

  1. Degree in Environmental Science or minimum three years' experience in a similar position.
  2. Designing and resourcing environmental projects including writing project briefs, applying for funding, approaching businesses and stakeholders for support and fundraising.
  3. Relevant experience in a variety of environmental and natural resource management techniques and methodologies (revegetation, weed control, habitat construction).
  4. Experience in engaging the community and working with volunteers.
  5. Demonstrated high standards in safety and work planning, including wet weather contingency.
  6. Hold current first aid certificate.

Date published:


Closing date:

27-May-2022, 5pm