Senior Urban Wildlife Officer


ACT Parks and Conservation Service



Salary etc:

$90,451 - $95,531 p.a. + super. Permanent, Full-time.



The Senior Urban Wildlife Officer co-ordinates the delivery of the PCS Urban Wildlife Program. PCS attends more than 2000 kangaroo collisions each year across the ACT. This program requires staff to work largely autonomously to attend to sick or injured wildlife across the ACT. Most callouts are to kangaroos injured in vehicle collisions.

The position supervisors a small team of staff and contractors to implement best practice activities that are consistent with relevant codes of practice and legislation and deliver program objectives.

The position is also responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with key program support partners.

As directed by the Area Manager, the team may also support field officers to undertake general maintenance and construction duties relating to management within the PCS estate.

Eligibility/Other requirements


  • Working with Vulnerable People (WWVP) - Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to - Working with vulnerable people (WWVP) registration (act.gov.au).
  • Eligibility to hold an ACT Firearms License.
  • A Class C Drivers License.
  • Work a roster including frequent weekend work, and participate in on-call night work.
  • Wear a uniform.

Notes: An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months.


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