Project Officer (Deer)

A fantastic opportunity for a motivated Project Officer to support delivery of a priority conservation program across Western Victoria.
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Department: Parks Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Environment
Classification: PVO4
Work Location: Ballarat - Central Highlands
Reference: VG/1217500
Closing Date: 26-May-2024
Salary Range: $87,557 - $94,037
Job Duration: June 2025
Attachments: Position Description - 12175 - Project Officer (Deer).docx (Word, 114KB)
Job Specification

Position Description - 12175 - Project Officer (Deer).pdf (PDF, 193KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Carlie Bronk
0429 139 770

Position Details

  • Competitive salary $87,557 - $94,037 + Super + Range of employee benefits
  • Make a difference working in the environment and natural resource management sector
  • Work in a supportive and collaborative team 

About the role

As the Project Officer (Deer), you will play a key role in protecting the natural assets found within the Region from invasive species. Your role will focus on the operational delivery of the Deer Control Program in Western Victoria, travelling across the Region to ensure effective delivery. You will be responsible for managing expenditure and resources allocated to the project and working with District staff to achieve shared project outcomes. You will be implementing project plans, supervising contractors, monitoring environmental project progression, liaising will local and regional staff, reporting outputs to the Deer Control Coordinator and implementing these projects on time and within budget. This supportive team works collaboratively and implements biodiversity projects to high standards with a focus on working together.

We're looking for someone with:

  • Experience in the environmental/natural resource management sector
  • Experience in project management and operational delivery of projects
  • Demonstrated experience in engaging and managing stakeholders and contractors

Your application will need to include:

  • A current Resume
  • A cover letter 

Application Closing date: Sunday 26 May 2024

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

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 conservation program activities, then we would like to hear from you. For a confidential discussion about the role, call Carlie Bronk on 0429 139 770 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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