Learning in Nature Project Officer

Opportunity for an individual with natural resources management, environmental sciences or education experience
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Department: Parks Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: PVO4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/10456
Closing Date: 01-Oct-2017
Salary Range: $72,504 - $77,870
Job Duration: 2 years
Attachments: 102456 - Learning in Nature Project Officer Strengthening PV.pdf (PDF, 362KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Melanie Brown
(03) 8427 3687

Position Details

  • Contribute to the future of Victorias Parks
  • Join an innovative organisation
  • Healthy Parks, Healthy People


About the branch

The Planning and Partnerships Division provides statewide directions, frameworks, standards and specialist services to plan for the future of parks, develop policies and procedures for park management and connect with the community and partners for learning, health, recreation and environmental and cultural benefits. It facilitates connection to Country for Traditional Owners, undertakes monitoring and evaluation of community use of parks and facilitates the conservation, presentation and appropriate use of historic heritage. The Division also facilitates national and international partnerships for organisational capacity building

About the role

The primary focus of the Learning in Nature Project Officer is to support the development, delivery and evaluation of education and interpretation at Parks Victoria, specifically priority actions from the Learning in Nature Plan 2017 – 2021.

This role assists in the development and management of statewide education and interpretation programs, systems, standards, programs, support tools, funding/resourcing applications and initiatives. Provides advice, guidance and training to staff and partners regarding education and interpretation strategic directions, procedures and supporting tools.


To be successful for this role you need:

  • A formal qualification in natural resources management,. environmental sciences, education and/or communications is desirable.
  • Demonstrated experience in the development, delivery and evaluation of education and/or interpretation programs, preferably with an environmental focus.
  • Working knowledge of best-practice interpretation principles and/or education curriculum requirements.
  • Demonstrated experience in utilising digital technology to support learning and engagement.


 Your application must include;

  • A current Resume
  • A cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria (KSC) as outlined in the position description.

Join our Innovative organisation and enjoy what you do, apply today!

Application Closing date: 1 October 2017

Parks Victoria requires all prospective employees to undergo a National Police Record Check prior to an employment offer being made.

All applications will be treated confidentially.

Parks Victoria is an Equal Opportunity Employer, with a commitment to merit, equity and diversity in the workplace.

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