Advert ID: 20019936
Sustainable Timber Tasmania
Hobart (or any other STT location), Tasmania
$90,000 - $115,000 p.a. + super. Permanent, Full-time.
Sustainable Timber Tasmania (STT) is Tasmania's public forest manager, and managing the forest respectfully, innovatively and sustainably is at the heart of everything we do - our work is about more than making our forests productive, we're here to keep them healthy and thriving.
We are proud to be recognised as a Tasmanian Employer of Choice. We value diversity, equity and inclusion and are a workplace where people feel they are treated fairly and with respect. We encourage suitably qualified applicants of all ages, abilities, genders, cultures and linguistic backgrounds including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent to apply.
Respect we create safe places.
Responsibility we take ownership.
Growth we create sustainable value.
Excellence we make it happen.
About the role
Research is essential for providing the knowledge and understanding needed to make informed decisions about how to manage forests sustainably, while identifying new technologies and innovative solutions to support their long-term sustainability and resilience through adaptive forest management. STT recognises the importance of scientific rigor in developing effective conservation and biodiversity outcomes, meeting the demands of society, ensuring sustainable practices in forest harvesting, and improving operational efficiency.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Research Lead to join our team. The Research Lead will Support the effective management of STT's research, development, extension and innovation program. This position initiates and manages projects which introduce new technologies, processes and systems to the STT business with a focus on products, practices and services to enhance sustainable forest management.
This is a permanent, full-time position.
This role is based in our Hobart office (Bathurst Street), but could be located at any STT location by negotiation with the successful applicant. There will be some intrastate travel involved with the role.
Importantly, as the Research Lead you will have:
Have a look at the position description but remember that, whilst it outlines the responsibilities and expectations of the role considered key to success, it is intended as a supplement to the recruitment process.
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