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Biodiversity Field Officer - Wagga Wagga

The Australian National University
  • Work outdoors conducting biodiversity surveys on flora and fauna
  • You will work closely with a highly skilled team of ecologists and science communicators to develop your career
  • Be part of an innovative project that supports farmers to improve their manage of natural assets

Job no: 540783

Work type: Fixed Term

Location: New South Wales

Categories: Professional

Classification: ANU Officer Grade 5/6 (Research)

Salary Package: $71,878 - $84,451 per annum plus 17% Superannuation.

Terms: Full time, Fixed Term (18 months)

Position overview

Sustainable Farms is an innovative project supporting improvements in landscape function on farms to conserve biodiversity. You will be involved in collecting high quality biophysical data and supporting the team to share research findings with the community through field days, workshops, papers, and public seminars.

Applications are invited from individuals who love to be in the field conducting biodiversity surveys and who have good vertebrate identification skills. The successful candidate will be well organised, proactive and interested in developing their knowledge of restoration ecology from the evidence collected in over 20 years of long term monitoring of biodiversity in the temperate woodlands of eastern Australia.

The Fenner School of Environment & Society is a world-leading centre for cross-disciplinary environmental and sustainability research, education and policy-relevant advice. Through cutting-edge research and insightful analysis, our academic experts create social, economic and environmental impact and deliver real-world solutions to address complex environmental challenges.

This position is based in Wagga Wagga and you will report to the Sustainable Farms Field Ecologist based in Wagga Wagga Office. You will also work closely with both project staff within the university and in regional locations, along with Landowners, external partners in Local Land Services and Land care groups.

For further information about the role, please contact Field Ecologist Clare Crane, 0417 451 834 or Project Director, Michelle Young 0437 256 513.

A position description is attached.

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit https://services.anu.edu.au/human-resources/respect-inclusion

Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful candidate must have rights to live and work in this country and will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process. An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results.

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