Visitor Assist Volunteer Coordinator
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 27 May 2019

Classification: Technical Officer Level 3
Salary: $72,017 - $81,387
Position No: 39095
Directorate: Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development
Advertised (Gazettal date): 10 May 2019
Contact Officer: Patricia Swain on patricia.swain@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 3857

Details: The ACT Parks and Conservation Service Volunteer and Visitor Experience team is looking for an experienced volunteer coordinator to join the dynamic team to lead the popular ParkCare Visitor Assist volunteer program. Are you: self-driven and a motivated team player; looking to work in the outdoors, in the beautiful Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve and Namadgi National Park; wanting to lead a team of passionate and experienced volunteers; ready to join a fantastic and committed team. Coordinating volunteer participation for ParkCare Visitor Assist will present you with challenges and problems to solve - but there are personal rewards of working with a fantastic group of volunteers in the great outdoors. We'll need you to be a great communicator, highly motivated, committed to doing a great job and willing to be flexible and responsive to the needs of your team and volunteers. We'll also need you to be well organised, able to work to tight deadlines and achieve outcomes under pressure. Your experience in a similar role will be highly regarded, but not essential.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: Essential requirements; be prepared to wear a uniform; Possess a manual drivers’ licence; be prepared to work a roster including weekends and public holidays. Qualifications and experience other than prescribed Tertiary qualifications relevant to natural or cultural resource management and/or recreation or tourism management in protected areas are desirable but not essential.
Note: This position works to a 10/4 roster (10 days on, four days off), includes weekend work and is based at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only. This position will be moving to a new workplace designed for activity-based working (ABW) in 2020. Under ABW arrangements, officers will not have a designated workstation/desk.
How to Apply: Please email to jobs@act.gov.au: an Application Coversheet, a written application addressing the Selection Criteria limiting responses to 350 word per criteria, along with your current Curriculum Vitae, listing two referees and their contact details.

Career interest categories:

Customer Services and Information
Environmental Care and Sustainability
Leaders and Senior Management