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.
THIS IS A PERMANENT, FULL-TIME POSITION
THIS POSITION IS BASED IN MANJIMUP
APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION CLOSE AT MIDDAY ON THURSDAY, 24 SEPTEMBER 2020
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 in a written application. 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, detailed responsibilities and a full list of selection criteria, please refer to attached Job Description below. The documents attached to this advertisement are available in alternative formats upon request.
For Further Job Related Information: Please contact Ms Jodie Watts on 0429 109 571, or for further information about the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions please visit https://www.dbca.wa.gov.au/.
To allow the selection panel to make an accurate assessment of your application, please submit the following:
To ensure that you submit the required and appropriate information in your application, please read the attached Job Application Kit carefully. All documents attached with your application must be in Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format.
Applicants are encouraged to apply online. To avoid last minute congestion of the system, please endeavour to submit your application well before the closing time.
No late or proforma applications will be accepted.
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. People with disability will be provided with reasonable adjustments in our recruitment processes and in the workplace. The Department also promotes flexible working arrangements.
Applicants with a disability who require adjustments in the recruitment process can contact the Workforce Diversity Consultant on (08) 9219 9828 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Do not send job applications to this email; they will not be accepted.