Fitzgerald River National Park is one of the largest and most botanically significant national parks in Australia. Within the park are found nearly 20 per cent of Western Australia’s flora species, many of which occur only within its boundaries.
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 EAST MT BARREN, FITZGERALD RIVER NATIONAL PARK
APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION CLOSE AT MIDDAY ON WEDNESDAY, 27 JANUARY 2021
Under the limited direction of the District Manager:
Responsible for the management and administration of the East Mt Barren work centre, the Fitzgerald River National Park (FRNP) and departmental operations within other departmental land and unallocated Crown land in the shires of Jerramungup and Ravensthorpe.
Applicants should address the following four (4) criteria. These should be addressed in no more than four (4) pages in total.
Considerable ability in natural resource management including environmental, recreational, fire, and reserve management.
Demonstrated experience of high level leadership, supervisory, works program planning, and human resource management skills, including the ability to conduct performance development and management reviews.
Evidence of demonstrated interpersonal skills, and experience in effective liaison and negotiation with other government agencies, industry, stakeholders, indigenous groups and community interest groups, with a preference for someone willing to work with Aboriginal people and having an awareness of their culture.
Demonstrated experience in, and knowledge of administrative and financial management, including budget preparation and expenditure control.
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 Peter Hartley on (08) 9842 4500, 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.
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