Advert ID: 20013144
Scientist - Fire Ecology (part-time)
Healthy Land and Water
45K Base (0.6 FTE)
Healthy Land & Water works with community, industry, and government to deliver innovative and science-based solutions to challenges affecting our landscapes, waterways, and biodiversity. We help people understand the values and condition of South East Queensland's environment so we can ensure the sustainable use of our natural environment long into the future.
We believe that maintaining healthy landscapes and waterways is not just important for wildlife and ecosystems. A healthy environment also supports a vibrant economy, strong livelihoods, great lifestyles and the happiness and wellbeing of the community. Through our work, we encourage people to examine and change their behaviours for the benefit of the natural world and for the people and places we love.
As a part-time Scientist - Fire Ecology, you will have an important role in your team and will be involved with programs and projects for clients, sponsors, and stakeholders. This role is 3 days per week for a 22 month contract. The technical focus of the role will primarily be in your area of technical expertise - Fire Ecology. Reporting directly to the Team Lead - Climate Adaption, you will be expected to use the latest technical know-how to offer cutting-edge solutions to your clients, sponsors, and stakeholders, as well as the community, to protect and enhance the natural environment of Central Queensland Specifically, your role will involve working to support outcomes delivered through Healthy Land and Water's Queensland Fire and Biodiversity Consortium (QFBC).
Your responsibilities will include:
Ideally, you will share our vision to support resilient regions and have a desire to connect through science and actions that will preserve and enhance our natural assets. You will be highly motivated and can work autonomously in agreed timeframes. To be successful in this role, you will have all or many of the following key criteria:
What we offer
We're a diverse team of experts, who enjoy sharing knowledge and learning. We recognise and celebrate our employees and teams for affecting real and innovative change in our communities. We value integrity, collaboration, care, innovation, and courage. Some of our benefits include: