Regional Project Coordinator (Wye River Recovery)

Project Coordinator role to plan and deliver the Wye River Recovery program.
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Department: Parks Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: PVO6
Work Location: Geelong
Reference: VG/30837
Closing Date: 01-Oct-2017
Salary Range: $87,003 - $93,442
Job Duration: 2 years
Attachments: 30837 - Regional Project Coordinator (Wye River Recovery).pdf (PDF, 392KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Will Cox
(03) 8427 3610

Position Details

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


About the branch

On 19 December 2015, two bushfires were ignited by lightning strikes in Victoria's Otway / Lorne area. On 25th December, the bushfire that became known as Wye River – Jamieson Track affected the communities of Wye River and Separation Creek, and resulted in significant impacts to natural values and assets in the Great Otway National Park. The State government has allocated a total of $3.4M to Parks Victoria to fund a recovery program focusing on environmental, economic and social recovery efforts in the fire affected area and environs.


About the role

The Regional Project Coordinator (Wye River Recovery) will lead the development and implementation of Parks Victoria's Wye River Recovery Program. The position reports to the Manager Regional Delivery and will work closely with the District Manager and Area Chief Ranger. The position may supervise staff and manage contractors and consultants. The Regional Project Coordinator (Wye River Recovery) liaises directly with other specialists in the region and corporate divisions and is responsible for overseeing the development and delivery of contracts and projects.


To be successful for this role you need:

  • A degree in Asset Management, Civil Engineering, Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management or other discipline relevant to park management and a demonstrated record of customer service in a service delivery environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to develop and implement policies, plans, prescriptions and programs in a natural resource field, preferably across each of the disciplines of natural, cultural and built asset management, and with a focus on emergency recovery is desirable.
  • Proven ability to collaborate and work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team both within Parks Victoria and with a wide diversity of internal and external stakeholders other organisations, interest groups and the public.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing multiple complex projects concurrently with a high level of understanding of Project Management principles


 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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