Local recruitment: Senior Project Officer Waterways and Recovery

North East Catchment Management Authority

Wangaratta VIC, Australia 🇦🇺

Tallangatta VIC, Australia 🇦🇺

Wodonga VIC, Australia 🇦🇺

Do you value making a meaningful environmental contribution to communities across a broad landscape? Do you enjoy leading and working as part of a committed and passionate team in natural resource management? The North East Catchment Management Authority (North East CMA) has positions available that focus on waterway health and recovery from natural disasters.

The North East CMA is a government agency that expertly delivers land, water, and biodiversity programs to address the natural resource management issues facing our region. Including adapting to climate change, fostering sustainable agriculture, managing cultural heritage, optimising river health and environmental water in North East Victoria.

Our values of flexibility, integrity, accountability, and collaboration underpin our workplace. We offer an inclusive and supportive work environment, with a leading positive culture, and learning and development opportunities.

This position will:

  • Plan and manage waterway projects delivered by North East CMA in partnership with key stakeholders including Landcare and other not for profit groups, Traditional Owners / First Nations Peoples, land managers, consultants, contractors Australian and State government departments, in particular Goulburn-Murray Water, North East Water, Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) and Local Government.
  • Tasks include taking accountability for overall project management, planning, budgeting, governance, stakeholder engagement, communication, and reporting requirements along with coordination and oversight of on-ground works such as willow and weed control, revegetation, erosion, and instream habitat works and other recovery actions across the North East Catchment.

This position is full-time or part-time, fixed term until 30 June 2025. The salary package of $84,201.53 – $93,442.88 pro rata plus superannuation will be negotiated based on experience. North East CMA Offices are located in Tallangatta, Wangaratta and Wodonga.

Applications will ONLY be accepted via the North East CMA Website: http://www.necma.vic.gov.au/About-Us/Employment-opportunities/Jobs/Apply.

More information is contained in the position description, which can be found in the Recruitment Information Kit. This kit can be downloaded from the North East CMA website.

You will need to supply a covering letter, address the key selection criteria and provide a current resume as outlined in the Recruitment Information Kit.

Applications must be received by 11:59 PM, Sunday 4 December 2022

For a confidential discussion regarding this position call Kelly Behrens, Manager Program Implementation on 0427 351 411