The Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions is committed to promoting biodiversity and conservation to enrich people’s lives, through sustainable management of Western Australia’s species, ecosystems, lands and the attractions in the department’s care.
Appointments may be made from this process within a 12-month period to positions that may be permanent, contract or casual, including contract appointments with the possibility of subsequent permanency.
THIS RECRUITMENT POOL WILL REMAIN OPEN FOR A PERIOD OF 12 MONTHS
APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POOL CLOSE AT MIDDAY ON MONDAY, 6 MAY 2019
Under general supervision (Level 2), or limited supervision (Level 3):
Undertakes the field acquisition, analysis and maintenance of natural resource data to support resource management and planning. This involves prolonged periods of field measurement primarily for Phytophthora dieback disease mapping; native forest and plantation measurement; vegetation survey, some photogrammetry and use of mapping systems.
Applicants should address the following four (4) criteria. These should be addressed in no more than four (4) pages in total.
Demonstrated ability (Level 2) or considerable experience (Level 3) in native forest or plantation inventory or plant disease mapping, with demonstrated ability to collect and organise field data.
Considerable ability to resolve analytical and technical problems.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team, show initiative and work under limited supervision.
Demonstrated ability and willingness to work in a field or forest environment, including willingness to work away for occasional or extended overnight stays in the south west.
For the full role description, including detailed responsibilities and a full list of criteria, including those that are not required to be addressed in the application, please refer to attached Job Description below.
For Further Job Related Information: Please contact Mr Peter Murray on (08) 9771 7963, or for further information about the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions please visit www.dbca.wa.gov.au.
Applicants should submit a written response addressing the above four (4) requested criteria (in no more than four (4) pages) together with a covering letter and current resume. Failure to do so may jeopardise the selection panel’s ability to make an assessment of your application.
For detailed assistance to ensure that you submit all of the required and appropriate information in your application, please ensure that you read the attached Job Application Kit carefully. All documents attached with your application must be in Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format.
No late or proforma applications will be accepted.
To avoid last minute congestion of the system, please endeavour to submit your application well before the closing time.
Applicants are encouraged to apply online.
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. The Department also promotes flexible working arrangements.