Ecological Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 28 May 2019

Classification: Professional Officer Class 2
Salary: $83,135 - $95,146
Position No: 42111
Directorate: Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development
Advertised (Gazettal date): 14 May 2019
Contact Officer: Julian Seddon on julian.seddon@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 7757

Details: Would you like to work in a dynamic science team in the Environment Division of ACT Government? We are looking for a committed, enthusiastic person to co-ordinate the development and implementation of ecological monitoring and evaluation programs within the Division. Working in the Conservation Research unit of the Environment Division this role will support evidence based conservation decision making. The successful applicant will drive the development and implementation of ecological monitoring and reporting. This will initially deliver the Conservation Effectiveness Monitoring Program (CEMP) and liaise with internal and external stakeholder to ensure ecological monitoring is integrated within an adaptive management framework for ecosystem management across the ACT. The role is primarily office-based but my occasionally be required to undertaking ecological fieldwork in remote locations and under adverse weather conditions.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: A minimum of Bachelor-level university degree in a field of zoology, botany, environmental management or biological science, preferably including studies in ecology and conservation of terrestrial ecosystems. A current manual driver’s licence. Willingness to undertake field work, work independently in remote locations, outside normal hours and in adverse weather conditions. Current Senior First Aid Certificate is desirable (or a willingness to undertake training) as First Aid will be mandatory for field work. Other eligibility criteria are outlined in the selection documentation.
Note: This position is available from 1 August 2019. 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 an Application Coversheet, a written application addressing the Selection Criteria attached limiting responses to 350 word per criteria, along with your current Curriculum Vitae, listing two referees and their contact details to jobs@act.gov.au.

Career interest categories:

Environmental Care and Sustainability