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 KENSINGTON
APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION CLOSE AT MIDDAY ON MONDAY, 30 NOVEMBER 2020
Negotiates with landowners and project proponents over the acquisition of land for addition to the conservation estate.
Contributes to the Department’s land acquisition programs and reserve creation processes.
Manages special land tenure projects as required.
Applicants should address the following four (4) criteria. These should be addressed in no more than four (4) pages in total.
Demonstrated highly developed analytical, interpersonal, and negotiations skills.
Considerable knowledge and understanding of legislation, policies, programs and practices for conserving biodiversity in Western Australia through acquiring and reserving land.
Considerable experience in coordinating land tenure proposals involving State or Commonwealth Government agencies and or project proponents and landowners.
Well-developed skills in verbal and written communication including considerable experience in drafting high level documents and reports.
Note: The successful applicant will be required to possess or obtain a current (issue date not older than 6 months) and satisfactory National Police Check prior to commencement.
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 Mr Colin Ingram on (08) 9219 9938, 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 Recruitment Officer on (08) 9219 9879 or email@example.com. Do not send job applications to this email; they will not be accepted.