VRET Senior Biodiversity Officer

• Biodiversity

• Environment and natural resources

• Location negotiable within Barwon South West region

Ensure biodiversity assets are recognised and conserved through the planning and approvals processes for renewable energy project proposals.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Environment
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: South West - Victoria
Reference: VG/FFR31
Closing Date: 22-Aug-2017
Salary Range: $79,955 - $90,716
Job Duration: Fixed Term until 30 June 2020
Attachments: FFR31 VPS4 VRET Senior Biodiversity Officer BSW-PD FINAL.docx (Word, 107KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Garry Peterson
0427 592 999

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 Senior Biodiversity Officer will be responsible for ensuring biodiversity assets are recognised, appropriately considered and conserved through the planning and approvals processes for renewable project proposals. The position will contribute to the development of strategic policy, guidelines, processes and procedures for biodiversity assessment and risk mitigation of major renewable energy proposals.

If you are experienced in multi-disciplinary natural resource management including threatened species management and environmental assessments and can apply these experiences to the assessment of renewable energy project proposals, you are strongly encouraged to apply. An appropriate tertiary qualification in science or natural resource management, preferably with an emphasis on avifauna and/or bats is desirable.

This is a fixed term position until 30 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. 

For information on DELWP regions and locations, visit DELWP.vic.gov.au .

Applications close at midnight Tuesday, on 22 August 2017.

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