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.
Similar appointments may be made from this process in locations throughout Western Australia within a 12-month period to positions that may be permanent or contract, including contract appointments with the possibility of subsequent permanency.
THESE ARE 23-MONTH FIXED-TERM), FULL-TIME POSITIONS (WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF EXTENSION OR PERMANENCY)
CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO APPOINTMENTS ON A PART-TIME BASIS
APPLICATIONS FOR THESE POSITIONS CLOSE AT MIDDAY ON WEDNESDAY, 22 MAY 2019
Under the direction of the Senior Environmental Officer, this position contributes to the delivery of high-quality science for the management of the Swan Canning Riverpark by:
Providing scientific and technical support for the estuarine and catchment monitoring program and associated research.
Applying scientific knowledge to data analyses and reporting to improve understanding of the Swan Canning river system.
Providing advice on environmental monitoring approaches in waterways and catchments.
Applicants should address the following four (4) essential criteria. These should be addressed in no more than three (3) pages in total.
Experience in field survey and monitoring of water quality and/or other aquatic variables.
Ability to research issues, analyse and interpret data and develop sound recommendations for waterways and catchment issues.
Knowledge of the management of waterways and catchment issues.
Ability to work in a team situation and establish working relationships which promote organisational objectives.
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 Dr Kerry Trayler on (08) 9278 0955, 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 three (3) pages) together with a 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.