Kalgoorlie is the largest inland city in Western Australia, steeped with history and heritage. It remains a vibrant mining town and home to a young, family oriented and multicultural community. Kalgoorlie is a central hub for the arts, leisure and culture in regional WA. Use your expertise to contribute to the environmental work taking place in the Goldfields region.
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.
THIS IS A 12-MONTH FIXED-TERM, FULL-TIME POSITION
(WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF EXTENSION OR PERMANENCY)
APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION CLOSE AT MIDDAY ON WEDNESDAY, 28 AUGUST 2019
Operating under direct supervision:
Participates in a range of activities relating to conservation, parks and wildlife work within the department including, fauna and flora protection, prescribed burning, bush fire suppression and control, construction and maintenance of infrastructure, and the operation of associated machinery.
Applicants should address the following three (3) criteria, including, where possible the desirable criterion. These should be addressed in no more than three (3) pages in total.
Ability to participate in manual activities related to the maintenance and construction of departmental assets, flora and fauna protection and fire suppression and control with a preference for someone who has an interest or experience in recreation infrastructure maintenance and nature conservation management.
Commitment to adhering to occupational health and safety procedures and principles, be willing to wear prescribed safety equipment and work safely with certified chemicals.
Experience in operating a range of machinery, including common power tools, 4x4 vehicles, tractor, light truck, chainsaw and brush cutter. (Desirable)
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 John Abbott on 908) 9080 5555, 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 three (3) 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.