CSIRO Land and Water is continuing research in contaminant hydrogeology, in different water environments, and is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow for their team.
The successful applicant will design and conduct laboratory experiments and synthesize the findings, the results of which are likely to be published in high-quality international journals.
You must have a PhD in soil science, environmental engineering or contaminant hydrogeology.
Location: Floreat, Perth, Western Australia
Salary: $73K - $80K plus superannuation
Applications close: Thursday 28 October, 2010
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In 2006, the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS), the Environment Centre NT (ECNT) and The Wilderness Society (TWS) created a partnership to help protect our northern waters. This is known as the Top End Sea Life campaign. The purpose of this post is to lead that campaign.
As Northern Marine Campaigner your job is to be the catalyst for a network of marine sanctuaries being delivered across northern Australia. The successful applicant will work to secure the protection of some of the last relatively unspoilt tropical waters remaining in world. You will achieve this by activating the community, inspiring politicians and engaging with Traditional Owners to help conserve the precious Top End seas.
Location: ECNT, Darwin, NT.
Salary: $52 - 58,000 plus superannuation
Applications Close: 5pm Monday 11 October 2010.
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As a key member of a small team, the successful candidate for Water Sustainability Design Engineer would possess qualifications and proven experience in water design including waterway, water-sensitive urban design and/or constructed wetland and wetland rehabilitation. The role would involve completing conceptual designs for proposals, design reports and drawings for regulatory approval and construction, design and development of hydrological models for water quality and/or stormwater drainage and technical delivery across multiple projects of varying size and values. Knowledge of NSW statutory and policy requirements is desirable.
Location: North Shore, Sydney.
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Here's an opportunity to be a part of one of Australia’s most awarded national landscapes. Department of Environment and Natural Resources, SA, has an opening for an experienced manager to lead a team of people to deliver important conservation programs on Kangaroo Island, guiding the on-ground management of the Island’s Conservation Reserves, wildlife and visitor destinations.
To be eligible for this position, you must be an Australian Citizen or have a Permanent Resident Visa.
Location: Kingscote, Kangaroo Island.
Salary: $72,801- $77,266 per annum
Applications Close: 5pm Friday 1 October 2010.
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Parks Victoria is seeking a team leader in Natural Values Management to manage a group of rangers and field service officers. Other duties involve providing technical support and the planning/management of a range of environmental projects.
Applicants should have an understanding of environmental management principles and legislation, experience in managing complex park projects and a relevant tertiary qualification.
Location: Wail, Vic.
Salary: $63,494 p/a and 9% superannuation.
Applications close: Friday 17 September 2010.
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World Wildlife Fund-Australia, is seeking a bequests officer to implement and develop WWF-Australia bequests and planned giving program. Reporting to the National Marketing Manager, you would be responsible for identifying and managing relationships with current and prospective supporters in order to increase donations and ultimately make a bequest in their will.
The ideal candidate will have demonstrated excellent relationship building across a broad range of clientele as well as experience and understanding of database management and the implementation of communication strategies to achieve fundraising goals and targets. Excellent verbal and written skills are essential, experience in fundraising is desirable.
A full position description with selection criteria is available below and enquiries may be directed to Lawrence Hennessy on (02) 8202 1249.
Implement and promote the highest standards of environmental management. This is your opportunity to contribute significantly to Water Corporation's Environmental Management System (EMS) and help maintain its ISO 14001 certification through coordinating and facilitating activity throughout the business.
You will have a positive 'can-do' attitude and a proactive approach to project management. You will also be a strong communicator and environmental advocate, be able to work strategically and contribute strongly in a team environment. Further, you will be comfortable coordinating others as you help staff throughout the business maintain the EMS. A strong understanding of EMSs is necessary and environmental auditing expertise would be highly regarded.
Relevant experience and a relevant degree level qualification or substantial experience in environmental management systems is required.
The salary range for this role is between $80,000 and $87,000 pa (+ super) commensurate with skills and experience. One year fixed term contract in Inner-Leederville, Perth, W.A. (Full-time).
Applications close on Tuesday 14 September 2010.
The Regional Landcare Facilitator will join a large team of professionals leading work in the field of natural resource management and their key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
* Working with community Landcare and production groups to promote sustainable farm and land management practices.
* Providing an effective interface between the regional NRM bodies and community, Landcare and production groups.
* Promoting opportunities for groups and networks to access public and private funds to address sustainable farm and land management practices and natural resources outcomes.
* Remaining updated on developments in agricultural and natural resource management issues such as drought reform, climate change adaptation, emissions mitigation and environmental policy changes
* Liaise with other Regional Landcare Facilitators across the national network to share knowledge of sustainable land management practices.
The successful candidate should possess well developed communication skills, experience in issues relating to Landcare, sustainable agriculture, natural resource management and/or social change, a high level of self motivation, strong conflict management and negotiation skills and demonstrated project management and planning skills.
An appropriate diploma or tertiary qualification in agriculture, natural resource management, environmental science and social science or a related discipline, or extensive experience within the relevant field would be beneficial. This progressive organisation has a very strong focus on employee satisfaction and well being.
For more information call ESE Consulting on 03 5442 6676. To apply email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 03 5442 6636.
Brisbane City Council have a project of planting two million trees across the city by 2012. They hope to achieve this through large scale bushland restoration, revegetating landfill sites, street tree plantings and greening infrastructure sites. This high profile project is one of the largest of its kind being delivered in the world today.
You can help by joining the team if you're an experienced Project Officer who wants to help make Brisbane the most sustainable city in Australia. This is an offer for a temporary role for up to two years. You will monitor, audit, inspect and facilitate the establishment and field delivery of revegetation works. You will help identify planting sites including assessing the sites for suitability. You will monitor contracts with internal and external providers and you will ensure all planting is to an accepted standard and quality. Additionally, you will ensure appropriate species are planted and properly maintained.
Brisbane City Council was awarded the 2010 Australian Employer of the Year by the Career Development Association of Australia. Applications close 31 August 2010.
The Central Land Council (CLC) is a Commonwealth statutory authority under Aboriginal Land Rights (NT) Act 1976, and Native Title Representative Body under the Native Title Act 1993.
The CLC is seeking an enthusiastic, self-starter to fill this vacancy. The successful applicant will have excellent computer skills across a range of programs, demonstrated time management and organisational skills and the ability to prioritise and work deadlines with accuracy and attention to detail.
This position will provide coordination and support for the use of Cyber Tracker technology by Indigenous land managers across Central Australia for survey and monitoring activities.
* Employment is under an initial 3 year contract with a 4 month probation period.
* CLC offers five weeks annual leave plus attractive entitlements and salary packaging as per the CLC Enterprising Bargaining Agreement.
* Relocation and Rental assistance may be available.
Salary: $55,069 - $68,324 pa.
Applications close: Friday, 20 August 2010.