David Geering has asked me to forward this as
he's not currently on Birding-Aus. It concerns
two temporary (up to 16 month) positions based at
Lithgow and Inverell, NSW. The closing date is
21st July. For more info contact the people
listed at the end of the email.
I've cleared with Russell that it's OK to post this.
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND CONSERVATION
ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION AND REGULATION DIVISION
No smoking in the workplace is Department policy.
The remuneration package quoted includes annual
salary, employer's contributions to
superannuation scheme and annual leave loading.
All applicants for NSW Government Jobs must show
knowledge and understanding of the 'common
Selection Criteria': Equal Employment
Opportunity; Ethical Practice; Ethnic Affairs
Priorities Statement; and Occupational, Health
and Safety, as they relate to the job.
Threatened Species Officer, 2 positions EPO Class
2-7, Biodiversity Conservation Unit/Environment
and Conservation Programs Section, North West
Branch, Environment and Protection and Regulation
Division, Lithgow/Inverell. Temporary Full-time.
Advertisemen No: DEC06/336. Total remuneration
package to $75,224p.a. including salary ($43,242
Assists in the effective and efficient
performance of the Department's threatened
species conservation responsibilities, including
the provision of expert technical advice
regarding biodiversity and Threatened Species to
educate and influence the development of
conservation initiatives and agreements across
all land tenures.
· An understanding and experience in, the
recovery planning process, natural ecosystems,
environmental impact assessment, conservation
planning and ecology.
· Knowledge of or expertise in one or more
of the target species: Xanthomyza phrygia (both
positions), Paralucia spinifera, Eulamprus
leuraensis, Epacris hamiltonii, Eucalyptus
copulans, Phebalium lachnaeoides and Microstrobos
fitzgeraldii (Lithgow position only)
· Well-developed communication skills
(written and verbal), sound interpersonal,
liaison, negotiation, conflict management,
presentation, and group facilitation and mass
· Practical experience in leading groups
and conducting environmental education
activities, with an ability to work in a team and
with a wide range of stakeholders.
· Demonstrated experience in program
coordination, including planning, developing,
implementing, monitoring, evaluating and
performance reporting on community involvement
programs in environmental, natural resource, or
· Understanding and experience of state
and local government incentive schemes.
· Proven experience in the use of
databases and geographic information systems.
· A willingness to travel in light
aircraft and assist in emergency situations is
required. A current drivers licence is essential.
· Knowledge and understanding of Equal
Employment Opportunity (EEO). Knowledge and
understanding of Ethical Practice. Knowledge and
understanding of Ethnic Affairs Priorities
Statement (EAPS). Knowledge and understanding of
Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S).
Notes: There are two temporary positions
available for a period of up to 16 months each.
On your application please indicate which area
(Lithgow or Inverell)you are applying for. A
separate application needs to be submitted for
each area. Electronic applications must be MS
Office '97 compatible.
Inquiries: Peter Christie (02) 6883 5347.
Information Packages: Jodie Saville (02) 6883
5312 or information can also be obtained from
Applications marked confidential to: Recruitment
Officer, Department of Environment and
Conservation, Personnel Services Section, PO Box
1967, Hurstville NSW 2220, Fax (02) 9585 6116, or
Closing date: Friday 21 July 2006
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