Scientist, Vertebrate Pest Ecology- Wildlife Ecology

Opportunity to work for the Energy, Environment and Climate Change

Flexible working options

North East Location
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Science
Classification: SciB
Work Location: Melbourne - Northern Metro
Reference: VG/931916
Closing Date: 19-Oct-2018
Salary Range: $82,574 - $93,689
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description.docx (Word, 119KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Dr Alan Robley
03 9450 8646

Position Details

The position of Scientist, Vertebrate Pest Ecology is responsible for undertaking the delivery of high quality research undertaken at the Arthur Rylah Institute for Environmental Research (ARI). 

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 Arthur Rylah Institute for Environmental Research undertakes world-class, applied ecological research which supports and guides sustainable ecological policy and management to ensure healthy, resilient ecosystems.  If you want to be part of this dynamic team, we are looking for a high calibre individual who can lead the delivery of high quality research undertaken at the Arthur Rylah Institute for Environmental Research (ARI). 

We are looking for these key skills and attributes:

  • Skills and/or knowledge of population simulation modelling
  • Demonstrated undertaking of terrestrial ecology projects.

The top three contributions the role will make to the team, group or more broadly are

  • Lead and contribute to projects relating to introduced vertebrate pest ecology to deliver agreed outcomes for DELWP.
  • Co-ordinate and or undertake data collection, modelling and/or analysis of scientific data and provide concise reports and recommendations.
  • Independently perform scientific work relating to terrestrial ecology, in-particular introduced vertebrate pests.

This is a fixed term position available 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 Friday, 19 October 2018.

To apply online and for further information on position description and selection criteria visit .

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