Engagement Coordinator, Forest Reform Project

• Lead the Forest Reform Project

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

• Location: Traralgon

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: Projects
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Gippsland - Latrobe Valley
Reference: VG/932049
Closing Date: 24-Oct-2018
Salary Range: $95,275 - $115,276
Job Duration: 18 months
Attachments: Engagement Coordinator, Regional Forest Agreement (VPS 5) - Position Description.docx (Word, 111KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Peter West, Regional Manager Forest &Fire Planning
51722188 OR 0427 409619

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 Reform Project Engagement Coordinator will support a partnership approach to delivery of the RFA modernisation program and future forest and fire management with Traditional Owners. It will lead a regional engagement approach with partners, stakeholders and local communities, facilitating an inclusive approach that enables anyone interested in the future of our forests to have an opportunity to share their views.

This role will also work with other forest management, biodiversity and engagement specialists across DELWP's Forest Fire and Regions Group to coordinate an approach that responds to the needs of a broad range of communities and stakeholders. The role supports a broader program of work that will provide greater opportunity for local communities in the sustainable management of forests to ensure their needs and values are appropriately managed.

To be successful for this role, it is highly desirable that you possess a qualification or expertise in natural resource management, community engagement, strategic planning or a related environmental field, with demonstrated experience in managing and designing complex projects. You will have relevant experience in Traditional Owner; community development and/or engagement; or strategic stakeholder relationship management.

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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