Forest Science Communicator, Regional Forest Agreements X 2

• Assist with the collection and collation

• Engage with partners, stakeholders and local communities in facilitating an inclusive approach

• Location: Traralgon or Knoxfield

The Forest Fire and Regions Group provides end-to-end management of forests, fire and other emergencies.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Other
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Gippsland - Latrobe Valley
Reference: VG/932025
Closing Date: 24-Oct-2018
Salary Range: $82,574 - $93,689
Job Duration: 18 months
Attachments: PD - Forest Science Communicator, Forest Reform Project.docx (Word, 111KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Ryan Incoll, Regional Manager Natural Environment
0429 397 770

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 Forest Science Communicator - Forest Reform Project is responsible for translating data and modelling outputs of the forest values assessment into information products that can support regional engagement with local communities about the future management of Victoria's forests. The Forest Science Communicator will also assist in the collection and collation of data and information about a wide range of forest values (environment, indigenous, social, economic and ecosystem services) as required. The position will participate in the communication of the information products to the community.

This role will suit someone with experience translating complex data and modelling into information products that can suit a variety of audiences, including local communities, key stakeholders and decision makers.

Ideally, the successful candidate will possess strong verbal and written communication skills; excellent relationship management skills; spatial data management capabilities; knowledge of forest values data and disturbance modelling; and a natural resource management background. You must also possess a tertiary qualification in forest science, environmental science, natural resource management or other relevant discipline, with knowledge of forest ecosystems and management in southern Australia.

This is a fixed term position available for a period of 18 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 Wednesday, 24 October 2018.

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


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