Regional Project Officer

Parks Victoria is currently looking for a Regional Project Officer who can contribute to the protection and preservation of Victoria's valuable alpine ecosystems!
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Department: Parks Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Agriculture / Primary Industry
Classification: PVO4
Work Location: North East - Alpine
Reference: VG/1194100
Closing Date: 10-Dec-2023
Salary Range: $85,832 - $92,184
Job Duration: June 2025
Attachments: Position Description - 11941 - Regional Project Officer.docx (Word, 89KB)
Job Specification

Position Description - 11941 - Regional Project Officer.pdf (PDF, 195KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Alex Blackburn-Smith
0460 435 122

Position Details

Position Details

  • Join a committed team that is dedicated to conservation and best practice
  • Competitive Salary + Superannuation + Development plans for career progression
  • Enjoy a healthy work life balance in this Fixed Term role

About the role

As Regional Project Officer, the main purpose of your role is to support to the Regional Program Coordinator in the planning and implementation of components of the feral animal management program in the Victorian alpine landscape. This is a great opportunity to protect Victoria's precious alpine ecosystems.

You will have experience and understanding of project management and be able to prioritise and track the implementation of works. You will be required to carry out field work (including remote locations), attend working group meetings, report on progress, undertake budget tracking and prepare Service Agreements (contracts). Regional Project Officers are, subject to funding and other considerations, generally appointed for the life of a project.

We're looking for someone with:

  • Capability to deliver environmental projects and works, especially in relation to threat management.
  • Experience managing projects from conception to completion.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively and to form strong working relationships.

Your application will need to include:

  • A current Resume
  • A Cover Letter

Application Closing date: Sunday 10 December 2023

About the Branch

Staff working within the Region are responsible for providing efficient and effective implementation of a broad range of often complex park management functions including natural, cultural and built asset management, visitor management and services, stakeholder management, park planning and emergency response.

Parks Victoria's vision is to be a world-class parks service, ensuring healthy parks for healthy people. It is a statutory authority with responsibility for managing an expanding and diverse estate covering more than 4 million hectares, or about 17 per cent, of Victoria.

Why Work For Us?

  • Structured salary progression, including annual performance-based salary increases
  • Incremental salary increases twice a year, as per the Parks Victoria Enterprise Agreement 2021
  • Generous employee discounts at MacPac through our corporate partnership
  • Work life balance through hybrid working arrangements, in accordance with government guidelines
  • Supportive culture to undertake personal development and secondment employment opportunities
  • Commitment to wellbeing through our dedicated Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Inclusive employment support for ATSI staff, including cultural leave entitlements

Sound like you?

If this sounds like you, and you would like to help build on our feral animal management activities, then we would like to hear from you. For a confidential discussion about the role, call Alexandra Blackburn-Smith on 0460 435 122 or apply online!

Organisational Commitments

Parks Victoria is committed to child safety and has zero tolerance for child abuse and all forms of harm to children, in accordance with the Victorian Child Safe Standards. All prospective employees to undergo a National Police Record Check and Working with Children Check prior to commencing employment.

Parks Victoria recognises diversity and inclusion is everyone's business. We value a culture where everyone can be themselves at work, regardless of background, orientation, age or gender.

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