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Senior Biodiversity Officer - Bendigo

City Of Greater Bendigo
  • Full time (flexible working conditions negotiable), Ongoing
  • Salary Range: $94,102 - $105,292 + super

An exciting opportunity exists within the Climate Change and Environment Unit for an experienced Senior Biodiversity Officer. The role will lead the City of Greater Bendigo’s response to the biodiversity breakdown, including designing and implementing strategic projects to regenerate the regional landscape and contribute to climate mitigation and adaptation activities.

The successful candidate will require extensive ecological knowledge including skills in establishing landscape scale biodiversity restoration initiatives and monitoring programs in collaboration with other agency and community stakeholders. The candidate will also require the ability to be creative, think strategically and inspire others to participate in collective action. An understanding of the legislative context relevant to conservation and the natural environment and the role local government plays in achieving biodiversity outcomes is also required.

The role will suit someone who is passionate about enhancing biodiversity across the Greater Bendigo region, who enjoys working collaboratively within a team, who has excellent communication skills and is committed to meaningful and effective community and stakeholder partnerships.

If you hold tertiary qualifications with several years of experience in Ecology, Environmental Management, Natural Resource Management, or similar discipline, we welcome your application.

A satisfactory police records check and evidence of Covid-19 vaccination status is required for this position.

If you require any further information regarding this position, please contact Michelle Wyatt, Manager Climate Change and Environment on 0407 831 268.

Applications addressing the key selection criteria must be received by the closing date.

A position description is attached.

The City of Greater Bendigo is a proactive, flexible and dynamic employer, delivering more than 100 services to the community. The City is an equal opportunity employer that encourages applications from people with diverse cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people of all abilities. The City has zero tolerance for child abuse and adheres to the Victorian Child Safe Standards and related legislation.

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