Regional Landcare Coordinator


Corangamite Catchment Management Authority


Colac, Victoria

Salary etc:

$92,061 - $102,813 p.a. pro-rata + super, (FTE 0.8). Fixed-term, Part-time.

  • Work in an Organisation that is passionate about the work it performs.
  • Contribute to a culture of innovation and excellence.
  • Enjoy flexible work arrangements - combination of office and remote working.

The Corangamite Catchment Management Authority (CMA) is a Victorian Government statutory authority whose role it is to work with and support local communities to improve sustainable land, biodiversity and water resources management, in an area stretching from its head office in Colac to Geelong, Ballarat and Peterborough.

About the opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic person passionate about community engagement to join us in the Regional Landcare Coordinator role.

You will support Landcare and environmental volunteering in the region to enable communities to take action for a healthy environment. You will achieve this by:

  • Delivering the Regional Landcare Coordination contractual agreement with DELWP.
  • Assisting local Landcare facilitators and their groups and networks through the coordination of meetings, communications, capacity building and training opportunities.
  • Delivering the Victorian Landcare Grants in the region.
  • Building strong, effective relationships and partnerships internally and externally.
  • Providing expert technical or policy advice.
  • Attracting investment and engagement to improve the regional outcomes.

The position is part time 0.8 FTE, fixed term until 30 June 2024 with possibility of extending, based primarily in Colac or Geelong. The CMA supports flexible working arrangements and allows for a combination of office based and remote working. The position attracts a base salary of $92,061 - 102,813 per annum (pro-rata for part time) plus superannuation.

A current Working with Children check will be required for this position.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Significant experience building relationships/partnerships with communities in community development, community engagement and /or management of volunteers' settings.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with proven ability to positively engage and foster strong professional relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated effective influencing and negotiation skills to resolve complex problems.
  • High level written communication skills with proven ability to prepare external correspondence and professional business reports.
  • Experience delivering on ground projects that support natural resource management, biodiversity, agriculture projects or similar or demonstrated technical knowledge.
  • Qualification in NRM or related field.
  • Ability to model the Authority's and the Victorian Public Sector values and behaviours.

What we offer

At Corangamite CMA employees enjoy a range of employee benefits including:

  • Professional development and training opportunities.
  • Generous employment conditions including flexitime and purchased leave.
  • Flexible working arrangements including working a combination of office and remote working.
  • Employee Assistance Program.

About Corangamite Catchment Management Authority

At Corangamite CMA our mission is 'Healthy and Productive Lands and Water cared for and enjoyed by thriving Communities". Our purpose is to be the regional leader working with land managers, communities, other organisations and governments to protect and improve the health of the region's natural resources (water, soils, biodiversity) to improve the health and sustainable productivity of the Corangamite region.

At Corangamite CMA, we are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly, and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, people of all ages and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

As a requirement of the role, the successful incumbent will be required to provide evidence of their up-to-date vaccination status against COVID-19.


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