Kangaroo Pet Food Trial Officer

• Project support

• Stakeholder management

• Location: Colac or Heywood

This is an excellent opportunity for a person with exceptional attention to detail, organisation skills and the ability to work independently.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Barwon South West Region - Negotiable
Reference: VG/926320
Closing Date: 27-May-2018
Salary Range: $65,713 - $79,790
Job Duration: 30 June 2019
Attachments: 926320 VPS 3 Kangaroo Pet Food Trail Officer PD MAY2018.docx (Word, 119KB)

Contact: Courtney Johnson
(03) 5226 4659

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 Kangaroo Pet Food Trial Officer will contribute to the implementation of the Kangaroo Pet Food Trial (KPFT) in the Glenelg and Southern Grampians local government areas. The KPFT commenced in March 2014, allowing kangaroo meat resulting from authorised wildlife control activities to be processed for pet food. The trial has now been extended until 31 March 2018 and will continue to operate in select local government areas in North-East and Western Victoria. This role will contribute to the design of the program and supporting documents, including communications and media products.

This project support role is responsible for assessing ‘authority to control wildlife' applications, monitoring and collection of evaluation data and administrative tasks associated with the trial.  The position will provide advice to a wide variety of stakeholders, including local government, other government agencies, industry, community groups and private landholders. An appropriate qualification in science, natural resource management or equivalent

An understanding of the Wildlife Licencing System or similar database software.

This is a fixed term – flexible position available for a period until 30 June 2019. This role is suitable for a job-share arrangement.

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 Sunday, 27 May 2018.


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