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Project Manager Ecosystem Management

WA - Parks and Wildlife, Department of

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

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Job Posted: 22/06/2017

Job Category:

Primary Industry / Management

Job description:
Forest and Ecosystem Management Division
Project Manager Ecosystem Management
DPW3119036
PSGOGA, Level 6 or 7, $98,966 - $109,590 or $115,725 - $124,033 p.a. plus 9.5% Superannuation

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS POSITION WILL FORM PART OF THE DEPARTMENT OF BIODIVERSITY, CONSERVATION AND ATTRACTIONS WHEN IT TAKES EFFECT ON 1 JULY 2017

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

APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION CLOSE AT MIDDAY ON THURSDAY, 6 JULY 2017

Job Description

At a professional level and with limited supervision this position:

  • Undertakes and coordinates specialist/strategic projects and the preparation of policy advice to support the delivery of forest and ecosystem management services.

  • Provides professional advice and executive support to Branch managers and senior officers within the Division.

  • Manages the implementation and reporting requirements of statutory management plans and Divisional strategic plans.

Selection Criteria

Applicants should address the following four (4) criteria. These should be addressed in no more than four (4) pages in total.

  1. Well-developed (Level 6) or high level (Level 7) skills in formulating, implementing and evaluating policy and policy initiatives.

  2. Sound (Level 6) or broad (Level 7) knowledge of contemporary frameworks for ecologically sustainable forest management and the management of invasive species.

  3. Well-developed (Level 6) or high level (Level 7) written and oral communication skills, including the ability to resolve complex issues and communicate at a range of levels and in a range of forms, including writing reports, correspondence, and Ministerial briefing papers.

  4. Well-developed (Level 6) or high level (Level 7) project management skills which can deliver successful outcomes within specified timeframes.

Parks and Wildlife values

In all of our work we will act with the highest Integrity and be Open, Accountable, Creative, Responsive, Innovative, Outcome-focused and Collaborative. For the purposes of this recruitment process, behaviour that reflects the values indicated below (as Essential and/or Desirable) are included as selection criteria for this position.

Desirable: Open, Accountable, Creative, Responsive, Innovative, Outcome-focused, Collaborative, Integrity.

To be eligible for permanent appointment to this position, it is essential to be a citizen of Australia or New Zealand or to have Australian permanent residency status.

For the full role description, including detailed responsibilities and a full list of criteria including those that are not required to be addressed in the application please refer to attached Job Description below.

For Further Job Related Information: Please contact Dr Martin Rayner on (08) 9725 5927, or for further information about Parks and Wildlife please visit www.dpaw.wa.gov.au.

Application Instructions: For detailed assistance to ensure that you submit all of the required and appropriate information in your application, please ensure that you read the attached Job Application Kit carefully. All documents attached with your application must be in Word or PDF format.

No late or proforma applications will be accepted.

To avoid last minute congestion of the system, please endeavour to submit your application well before the closing time.

Applicants are encouraged to apply online.

A search for additional applicants may be conducted for this position where necessary in order to provide a more diverse and/or competitive field.

What Parks and Wildlife offers: In addition to the opportunity to contribute to biodiversity and environmental conservation initiatives, the Department of Parks and Wildlife offers a number of incentives including: an attractive salary packaging scheme; comprehensive health and lifestyle programs; a Personnel Pass to Parks and Wildlife managed attractions and parks, after a 3 month qualifying period; and the opportunity to work in iconic locations throughout Western Australia.

Substantive Equality Statement

The Department of Parks and Wildlife 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. The Department also promotes flexible working arrangements.


ATTACHMENTS: - Job Description DPW3119036.pdf
- Application Kit.docx

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WORK TYPE:  Permanent - Full Time
LOCATION: Kensington (Perth) or Bunbury, Western Australia
CLOSING DATE: 2017-07-06 12:00 PM
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