NatureWatch Project Coordinator
- 12 month fixed term parental leave replacement
- EFT 0.4 – 2 days per week, 15 hours
- Flexible workplace, Carlton location
- Leading nature conservation organisation
The Victorian National Parks Association (VNPA) is one of Victoria's most effective conservation groups. Established in 1952 to promote national parks, it has grown into a strong and respected voice for nature conservation in Victoria. The VNPA is an independent, non-profit, non-government organisation that is membership based.
VNPA educates the community and advocates for the protection of Victoria's special natural areas, flora and fauna, and for the proper management of National Parks and protected areas and is also Victoria's largest nature based activities and bushwalking group.
The NatureWatch Coordinator is responsible for managing and developing the NatureWatch program and supporting VNPA community events.
Reporting to the Executive Director the NatureWatch Coordinator is responsible for the operation and development of the VNPA's NatureWatch program and other community based projects.
The NatureWatch program harnesses community interest in nature, and this interest is directed to volunteer biodiversity monitoring and reporting activities.
Findings can then be used to improve management decisions, enhance nature conservation and engage volunteers in hands-on environmental work within the VNPA.
Activities will also be coordinated with other environmental and community groups, park management agencies and research institutions.
In addition to the NatureWatch program the coordinator will work with other VNPA conservation and activity program and project areas to involve and engage the community in the VNPA and nature conservation.
Salary range $56,847 - $69,263 (pro rata) per annum (subject to new Collective Agreement) + prescribed super (currently 9.25%). Actual wage will depend on skills and experience.
Applications must address the Selection Criteria on the Position Description.
Send your application to Caitlin Griffith, NatureWatch Coordinator, Level 3, 60 Leicester St, Carlton 3053 or firstname.lastname@example.org by COB Friday 22 November 2013.