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 24-MONTH FIXED-TERM, FULL-TIME POSITION
(WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF EXTENSION OR PERMANENCY)
THIS POSITION IS BASED IN KENSINGTON
APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION CLOSE AT MIDDAY ON TUESDAY, 20 APRIL 2021
Under general direction:
- Undertakes the preparation of management plans for marine conservation reserves, including joint management plans.
- Integrates social, cultural and ecological research into the marine planning process.
- Undertakes consultation in preparation of marine reserve management plans.
- Supervises staff as required.
Applicants should address the following four (4) criteria. These should be addressed in no more than four (4) pages in total.
A Bachelor of Science degree in a relevant discipline (marine or natural sciences or natural resource management), or an approved equivalent qualification.
Considerable experience in marine protected area planning, including experience in joint management planning and a good understanding of marine reserve management planning principles, techniques and procedures.
Considerable experience in and knowledge of the management of marine ecosystems or coastal management, and the environmental, social, cultural and economic issues associated with marine protected area management.
Well-developed interpersonal skills and experience in liaising with a range of stakeholders, including traditional owners, local and state government, peak bodies, special interest groups and individuals in regard to natural resource management issues.
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.
Eligibility: To be eligible for fixed-term appointments, it is essential to have a visa with entitlement to live and work in Australia for the term of the contract.
For Further Job Related Information: Please contact Ms Liesl Ludgerus on (08) 9219 9457 or Mr Chris Nutt on 0427 448 553, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Do not send job applications to this email; they will not be accepted.