- Job posted on: 16th Feb 2021
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The Wilderness Society is an Australia-wide, independent environmental advocacy organisation supported by around 30,000 members. Since 1976, the Society has stood at the forefront of the country's most historic campaigns, including campaigns to protect the Franklin River, Tasmanian forests, James Price Point in the Kimberley, and most recently the Great Australian Bight.
The Wilderness Society is constituted as a federation comprising a group of self-governing state and regional offices. The Wilderness Society of South Australia (TWSSA) is one of those and was established in 1983.
Our Core Purpose is "to protect, promote and restore wilderness and natural processes in South Australia”, and also to contribute to national initiatives to achieve this objective across Australia. In South Australia, we continue to build on our record of securing the highest level of protection for large intact wilderness areas across SA. In the past this has included the Nullarbor Plain, the Offshore Islands of the Great Australian Bight, together with Marine Parks and sanctuary zones in South Australian coastal waters. We continue to highlight the risks to wilderness areas from fossil fuel extraction both in the Great Australian Bight and in SA’s desert regions, and to the Coorong/Lower Lakes from unsustainable water policies and practices throughout the Murray-Darling Basin.
Under the direction of the TWSSA Campaign Director, this varied position will have the following functions:
All Wilderness Society employees are employed under a Multi-Enterprise Agreement, and the position is initially being offered for a one year term, at a negotiable FTE (between 0.7-1.0 FTE) which can be flexibly worked by arrangement. Salary range (Level 4) is $60,099-$81,954).
Campaign Support (about 75%)
Under the direction of the TWSSA Campaign Director, assist with the organisation of campaign-related activities including:
In concert with the Campaign Director:
Operations Support (about 25%)
With guidance and support from the Treasurer and from the TWS finance team: