Full-time Temporary

Closes: 30 May 2019

Classification: Professional Officer Class 2
Salary: $83,135 - $95,146
Position No: 37608
Directorate: Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development
Advertised (Gazettal date): 14 May 2019
Contact Officer: Clare McInnes on clare.mcInnes@act.gov.au or (02) 6205 4680

Details: The Environmental Offsets team is seeking a highly motivated Ecologist to support the delivery of the ACT Parks and Conservation Service environmental offsets program. The occupant of the position will specifically be required to plan and implement research commitments linked to approval conditions for developments pursuant to the Commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act. This includes research on the ecology and management of matters of national environmental significance in grassland and woodland ecosystems. The position forms part of a high performance multi-disciplinary team. The successful applicant will need to have strong communication skills and be able to work in a dynamic team environment.
Note: This is a temporary parental leave replacement position to 12 February 2020 with a possibility of extension up to 12 months. 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. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: Tertiary qualification in Ecology, Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management, or similar field is mandatory. Current manual driver’s licence is essential.
How to Apply: Please email 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. Applications should be sent to jobs@act.gov.au.

Career interest categories:

Environmental Care and Sustainability