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Central NSW Woodland Bird Project Coordinator

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Nature Conservation, Ecology, GIS
Salary (Minimum)
Salary (Maximum)
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 25/06/2021
Company Name BirdLife Australia
Contact Name Human Resources Dept.
Website Further Details / Applications
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IMPORTANT:  This Advertiser has requested that applicants MUST be National Residents / Valid Work Permit-holders.  Other applicants need not apply.


We are looking for a dynamic Central NSW Woodland Bird Project Coordinator to coordinate and implement pre-determined priority actions for three NSW-listed threatened bird species in accordance with recovery priorities established by the NSW ‘Saving Our Species’ (SOS) Program.

The Central NSW Woodland Bird Project Coordinator will be responsible for coordination and delivery of the final two years of a four-year project that is working with regional partner organisations and landholders to ‘re-age’ the temperate woodlands of Central West NSW.  Activities will be undertaken in close partnership with a wide range of project partners and volunteers.

You will do this by:

  • Reviewing operational work plans in line with projects plans
  • Coordinating implementation of on-ground conservation actions, such as installation of nest boxes and hollows and infill shrub plantings
  • Identifying survey locations and coordinating surveys
  • Developing project communications including website content, presentations and project newsletters
  • Engaging volunteers, community groups, landholders and Traditional Owners in recovery activities for the project
  • Developing and implementing community education programs
  • Maintaining and managing project data added to the Birdata sightings database

Status and Remuneration

This is a full-time position (1FTE) based in central west NSW within the Cowra region on a
two-year contract. Salary up to $68,678 per annum plus 9.5% superannuation.

For more role details refer to the position description attached below or email enquiries to HR@birdlife.org.au

To apply for this role you must:

  • Have tertiary qualifications in Ecology or another relevant discipline
  • Have demonstrated knowledge of bird conservation in Australia
  • Have demonstrated ability in managing projects and budgets
  • Have a current full Australian driver’s license
  • Have access to a current registered motor vehicle
  • Have valid Australian work rights with permission to work
  • Submit a cover letter, resume and brief statement addressing the selection criteria to Dean

Ingwersen, Woodland Birds Program Leader at HR@birdlife.org.au

Please note BirdLife does not accept applications from recruitment agencies.

At Birdlife we value diversity and inclusion and consider all candidates equally.

Closing Date:

Application for this role close on Friday 25th June at 5pm

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