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ReefWatch Project Officer


Employer: Victorian National Parks Association
Work Type/s: Contract, Part Time
Classification/s: Conservation & Land Management, Environment & Sustainability, Animal Welfare & Protection, Policy & Research
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 15 May, 2018.
Applications close: 04 June, 2018. (Expired)

  • 2 years fixed-term, 0.6EFT, 3 days/week
  • Salary Range: $51,937 - $69,110 + Superannuation (pro-rata) – subject to skills & experience
  • Flexible workplace, city location

About the organisation

The Victorian National Parks Association has been one of the State’s leading nature conservation organisations for over 65 years. VNPA has been instrumental in the establishment of Victoria’s national parks and conservation estate and is equally concerned with the management of this system as well as the conservation of nature across the whole state. In addition to conservation programs and advocacy the VNPA runs programs to encourage enjoyment of nature through bushwalking, tours, community education, citizen science and other means.

About the Role

Reporting to the ReefWatch coordinator, the ReefWatch Project Officer is responsible for supporting the delivery of the ReefWatch program, this includes assisting with highly engaging projects, the Great Victorian Fish Count, Sea Slug Census and OysterWatch. This will involve tasks such as organising community group involvement in projects, managing data and preparing reports.

The ReefWatch program is a key Victorian marine citizen science program which has been running for more than 15 years. The program runs in collaboration with Museums Victoria and works with a range of scientists, community groups, clubs and dive operators across the Victorian coastline.

This position will is well suited to an enthusiastic person with experience in marine science and work with the community. The role requires someone with a combination of skills and knowledge in ecological/marine science, volunteer support, training, activity coordination, data management and reporting.

This role is available as part time, 3 days a week (0.6) for the right candidate.

The position will be based at the VNPA Melbourne Office, which is based in the award winning ‘Green Building’ at Level 3, 60 Leicester Street, Carlton.

A full position description is available below.

How to apply for this job

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.