Forest and Wildlife Officer

The successful applicant will contribute to intelligence-driven investigations and enforcement operations relating to wildlife, forest produce, land and fire management operations.

- Make a positive impact on Victoria’s natural environment

- Plan and deliver environmental regulation and compliance programs

- Regional location – opportunity to work at Traralgon or Bairnsdale
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed term - flexible
Job Function: Environment
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Gippsland - Latrobe Valley
Reference: VG/50935288NOV
Closing Date: 07-Dec-2021
Salary Range: $71,853 - $87,245
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - 50935288 VPS3 Forest and Wildlife Officer.docx (Word, 183KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Judy Alexander
0427 745 154

Position Details

The Forest and Wildlife Officer contributes to intelligence-driven investigations and enforcement operations relating to wildlife, forest produce, land and fire management operations.

The position contributes to service excellence in policy and strategy, plans and delivers environmental regulation and compliance programs and contributes to a high-performing culture. 

The Forest and Wildlife Officer sits within the regional Regulatory Operations branch and plans and delivers operational programs consistent with the Conservation Regulator's (CR's) risk-based, intelligence-led approach to environmental compliance.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Strong analytical and investigative skills. 

This is a fixed term position available until 23 December 2022. This position is located at Traralgon or Bairnsdale.

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the Key Selection Criteria detailed in the position description, including the Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications and capabilities sections. 

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Tuesday, 7 December 2021.

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.

Applicants must possess corresponding work rights to be eligible for appointment for the advertised employment period. To be appointed to an ongoing position you must be an Australian Permanent Resident or an Australian/New Zealand citizen.

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

For further information including the position description, key selection criteria and to apply visit www.careers.vic.gov.au.


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