Wildlife Management Officer

• Wildlife management programs

• Contribute to the development of policy and strategy

• Flexible working location

The Wildlife Management Officer position is part of the State-wide Wildlife Programs Unit responsible for providing high quality coordination and placed-based projects that contributes to the development of policy and strategy for the state-wide wildlife programs to support the Forest, Fire and Regions Group (FFR Group) to successfully deliver government and community priorities.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Environment
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Grampians Region - Negotiable
Reference: VG/926319A
Closing Date: 19-Jul-2018
Salary Range: $82,574 - $93,689
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: VPS4_Wildlife Management Officer_PD (1).docx (Word, 119KB)

VPS4_Wildlife Management Officer_PD (1).docx (Word, 119KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Vural Yazgin
0429 567 494

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 Wildlife Management Officer is responsible for contributing to the design and delivery of place based projects and initiatives with a focus on overabundant wildlife including the delivery of the Koala Management Program and Kangaroo Pet Food Trial. It will support the development and implementation of a strengthened regulatory framework for the harvest management operations of the Blue-gum plantation Industry, delivery of on-ground wildlife management programs, and communications and engagement with a range of internal and external stakeholders.

The ideal candidate will possess highly developed strategic and operational skills and proven ability to effectively plan, document and deliver projects within challenging and complex context and on time. They will have strong experience in working on a range of multidimensional/multi-disciplinary natural resource management issues and analyse a range of technical, regulatory and policy information to help with effective management.

This is a fixed-term position available for a period of 1 year.

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 Thursday, 19 July 2018.

To apply online and for further information on position description and selection criteria visit www.careers.vic.gov.au .

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