Natural Environment Program Officer (Roads Project)

• Stakeholder management

• Native Vegetation regulations and Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988 controls

• Location: Negotiable within the Grampians region

Community and stakeholder engagement and project management is a key component of the role
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Natural Resource Management
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Negotiable
Reference: VG/923334
Closing Date: 23-Oct-2017
Salary Range: $79,955 - $90,716
Job Duration: 30 June 2019
Attachments: 923334 VPS 4 Natural Environment Program Officer Roads Project PD Oct 2017.docx (Word, 110KB)

Contact: Pauline Rudolph
(03) 5362 0754

Position Details

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.

The Natural Environment Program Officer is part of a multi-disciplinary team and co-ordinates the timely provision of technical advice to support decision making processes, with a focus on environmental impacts of road projects, primarily VicRoads projects. Coordinate and contribute to assessments to ensure biodiversity assets are recognised, and appropriately considered and conserved through the planning and approvals processes for road and infrastructure development project proposals.

The ideal candidate will be experienced in natural resource management including environmental assessment and regulation, and have a sound understanding of relevant strategies, standards and legislative obligations including the Native Vegetation regulations and the Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988. They will have a proven ability to solve complex issues and problems, work on a wide range of tasks with variable deadlines, and work in a team environment. Knowledge and experience in threatened species management, including environmental assessments is desirable 

This is a fixed term – flexible position until 30 June 2019

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the key selection criteria and any job requirements specified in the position description. 

Applications close at midnight Monday on 23 October 2017.

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