Central Highlands Eden Project Officer

• Identifies and manages a range of complex and often competing needs

• Uses understanding of political sensitivities to actively champion the project

• Location: Knoxfield

Here is an opportunity to work with supportive land managers/working group focused on reducing the impacts of high risk weeds across the Central Highlands of Victoria.
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: Melbourne - Eastern Metro
Reference: VG/926217
Closing Date: 23-Jul-2018
Salary Range: $66,699 - $80,987
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 926217 VPS 3 Project Officer CHA PD.docx (Word, 119KB)

Contact: Sally Lambourne
(03) 92109352

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 Project Officer Central Highlands Eden plays a key role in delivering the Central Highlands Eden (CHE) strategic weed management project. You will assist with the planning and delivery of the Central Highlands Eden weed management project in Port Phillip and Gippsland regions to manage weed projects on priority public land within the Government's Biosecurity Framework. Collect and collate spatial information about high value biodiversity assets and high risk weed infestations in the project area and make recommendations for their management. You will develop and maintain strong partnerships and relationships within DELWP and other agencies.

Applicants should have experience in the development and implementation of strategic weed management projects, as well as in their monitoring and evaluation. This position will suit someone with the desire to work in the field, who has an aptitude for weed identification and mapping (ArcGIS). A proactive individual with strong communication skills (both written and verbal) is sought.

This is a fixed term position for a period of 12 months.

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 23 July 2018.

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