Executive Branch Manager, Parks and Conservation Service
Full-time Executive

Closes: 26 June 2019

Classification: Executive Level 1.4
Salary: $238,013 - $248,167 depending on current superannuation arrangements
Position No: E610
Directorate: Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development
Advertised (Gazettal date): 12 June 2019
Contact Officer: Ian Walker, Executive Group Manager, Environment, EPSDD on ians.walker@act.gov.au or (02) 6205 9027

Details: Do you have a passion for our natural and cultural environment? Do you like sharing your knowledge and skills to help others to experience all the joy and wonder that Australia's natural environment has to offer? Would you like to show off your skills in the Australian Capital Territory? Then we have an opportunity for you!
As the Executive Branch Manager of the ACT Parks and Conservation Service you are responsible for supporting the aspirations of Traditional Custodians of the land which is encompassed by the nature park and their aspirations to care for Country. You will also oversight the management of the Territory's national park, nature reserves and softwood plantations; as well as the development and delivery of an annual bushfire fuel operations plan. You will need to show that you can lead the evolution and development of exceptional experiences that help connect people with natural environment within the nature park.
The ACT Parks and Conservation Service is made up of a diverse range of land management professionals, with a focus on partnering with the community to deliver innovative and exciting programs. Your skills in people management and program delivery will need to be excellent but you will be supported by a strong senior management team which oversight the direction and delivery of government priorities.
The role will also expose you to a range of innovative projects, all of which have established and developing links with traditional owners, community, industry and the scientific community.
As a senior executive within the Directorate it’s important to us that you are able to show leadership and executive management skills, when you're with us this includes the ability to support the culture and direction of the Directorate.
Remuneration: The position attracts a remuneration package ranging from $238,013 to $248,167 depending on current superannuation arrangements of the successful applicant. This includes a cash component of $184,627. From 1 July 2019, the remuneration package will increase, ranging from $251,027 to $260,803 depending on current superannuation arrangements of the successful applicant, which includes a cash component of $195,520 (see Remuneration Tribunal Determination 2 of 2019).
Contract: We are seeking a collaborative and energetic individual to lead the Parks and Conservation Service. We are looking for someone to step in and lead the team on a short-term engagement until 16 November 2020.
How to Apply: If you have read this far you must be keen, so have a read of the Executive Capabilities then send in a pitch of no more than 500 words about why you think you're the best person for the job. Make sure that you also provide a couple of referees’ reports (if you want one can be from someone who's worked for you) and a current Curriculum Vitae.

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