Project Officer - Forest Values Assessment

• Analysis of forest value information needs

• Implement and coordinate projects

• Location: Negotiable

The Project Officer – Forest Values Assessment will work within a small team in the Monitoring, Evaluation and Research Unit to assist with and at times lead the conceptualisation, establishment, implementation and coordination of a program of Victorian forest values assessments to inform the 2020 Modernised Regional Forest Agreement (RFA) Framework.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Negotiable
Reference: VG/926795
Closing Date: 22-Jul-2018
Salary Range: $82,574 - $93,689
Job Duration: 2 years
Attachments: 926795 PD - VPS4 Project Officer Forest Value Assessments.docx (Word, 113KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Tom Hill
0436 630 077

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 role is critical to ensure effective day to day management of the RFA program of works, ensuring the program's outcomes are achieved, identifying and mitigating program risks and issues and ensuring project outputs are achieved within established budgets and timeframes. The position will also support work unit colleagues in the Victorian Forest Monitoring Program, forest and fire research governance, and fire management auditing and performance; fire monitoring program and the DELWP Pre-harvest Survey Program.

The role is suited to a self-motivated individual with excellent project, relationship and stakeholder management skills with an understanding of the application of forest inventory analysis and modelling, spatial data management and in a natural resource management context.

The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of, and be able to clearly articulate their experience and knowledge in regard to the collection, collation and analysis of spatial and non-spatial data related to Victorian forest values; and how these can be integrated to support and inform the development of a modernised RFA.

Ideally, the successful candidate will also possess demonstrated experience in project and contract management; strong verbal and written communication skills; excellent relationship management skills and a natural resource management background.

This is a fixed term position available until 30th June 2020.

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, 22nd 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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