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.
THIS IS A PERMANENT, SEASONAL POSITION
(FULL-TIME DURING THE FIRE SEASON)
THIS POSITION IS BASED IN JURIEN BAY
APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION CLOSE AT
MIDDAY ON TUESDAY, 19 SEPTEMBER 2023
Operating under direct supervision:
Participates in a range of activities relating to conservation, parks and wildlife work within the department including prescribed burning, bushfire suppression and control, fauna and flora protection, construction and maintenance of infrastructure, support of tourism and recreational activities and the operation of associated machinery.
Applicants should address the following four (4) criteria, including, where possible the desirable criteria. These should be addressed in no more than four (4) 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 and nature conservation management.
- Commitment to adhering to work, health and safety procedures and principles, be willing to wear prescribed safety equipment and work safely with certified chemicals.
- Experience in machine operations and or safe operation of chainsaws, brush cutters and common power tools. (Desirable)
- Fire-fighting experience and certification. (Desirable)
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 permanent appointment, it is essential to have Australian citizenship, New Zealand citizenship or Australian permanent residency status or a visa with entitlement to live and work in Australia for the term of the contract.
For Further Job-Related Information: Please contact Simon Prins on 0448 283 630, 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 Employment and Recruitment Officer on (08) 9219 9879 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Do not send job applications to this email; they will not be accepted.
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.