Conservation Operations Officer

Geraldton, Western Australia, au
Company: Government of Western Australia
Category: Military Specific Occupations
Published on 2021-06-12 19:07:16

Regional and Fire Management Services Division Conservation Operations Officer DBCA3136918 PSCA, Level 4, $80,452 - $84,797 p.a. plus 10% Superannuation

Geraldton boasts a beautiful coastline, a great climate and lifestyle and all of the amenities of a regional city centre. It is an ideal base for exploring the many spectacular natural and cultural features of the Midwest Region of Western Australia

Similar appointments may be made from this process in locations throughout Western Australia within a 12-month period to positions that may be permanent or contract, including contract appointments with the possibility of subsequent permanency.




Job Description

Under the general supervision of the Senior Operations Officer:

  • Participates in the planning and implementation of the flora conservation program with a particular emphasis on management programs to conserve threatened and declining flora , to broaden the knowledge and understanding of biodiversity, threatened and priority flora species and threatening processes across the Geraldton Work Zone.

  • Contributes to the development and on-going maintenance of regional conservation information and data management systems.

  • Works with a broad range of partners and agencies to achieve conservation outcomes in the Midwest region.
  • Selection Criteria

    Applicants should address the following four (4) criteria. These should be addressed in no more than four (4) pages in total.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience of threatening processes, flora conservation and biodiversity management in Australia.

  • Demonstrated experience in a broad range of botanical survey and monitoring techniques.

  • Demonstrated experience in collating and analysing data, managing datasets, and using computer skills for report writing, spreadsheets and creating databases, integrated with GIS applications for landscape mapping.

  • Experience, knowledge, and skills in leading and managing teams in remote locations, working effectively as part of a team and independently; showing a high level of self-motivation, and skills in organising and implementing works programs.
  • Note: The successful applicant will be required to possess or obtain a current (issue date not older than 6 months) and satisfactory National Police Check prior to commencement.

    For the full role description, detailed responsibilities and a full list of selection criteria, please refer to attached Job Description below. The documents attached to this advertisement are available in alternative formats upon request.

    Eligibility: To be eligible for permanent appointment, it is essential to have Australian citizenship, New Zealand citizenship or Australian permanent residency status.

    For Further Job-Related Information: Please contact Ms Alanna Chant on (08) 9964 0901 , or for further information about the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions please visit .

    Application Instructions:  

    To allow the selection panel to make an accurate assessment of your application, please submit the following:

  • A covering letter.
  • A written response addressing the above four (4) requested criteria (in no more than four (4) pages).
  • A current resume.
  • To ensure that you submit the required and appropriate information in your application, please read the attached Job Application Kit carefully. All documents attached with your application must be in Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format.

    Applicants are encouraged to apply online. To avoid last minute congestion of the system, please endeavour to submit your application well before the closing time.

    No late or proforma applications will be accepted.

    A search for additional applicants may be conducted for this position where necessary in order to provide a more diverse and/or competitive field.

    Substantive Equality Statement

    The Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages Indigenous Australians, young people, people with disabilities, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and women to apply for positions within our agency. People with disability will be provided with reasonable adjustments in our recruitment processes and in the workplace. The Department also promotes flexible working arrangements.

    Applicants with a disability who require adjustments in the recruitment process can contact the Recruitment Officer on (08) 9219 9879 or . Do not send job applications to this email; they will not be accepted.

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