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Sharing our Shores with Coastal Wildlife Project Coordinator

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Sectors Terrestrial / Aquatic Ecology & Conservation
Location Australia (South Australia) - Australasia
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Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Part Time / Per Day
Level Mid Level
Deadline 22/11/2021
Company Name BirdLife International
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Directory Entry : BirdLife International is a global Partnership of conservation organisations that strives to conserve birds, their habitats and global biodiversity, working with people towards sustainability in the use of natural resources.
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Make the most of your coordination, community and science skills to deliver tangible coastal conservation outcomes for birds and their habitats.

We are looking for a Project Coordinator with a diverse set of skills to coordinate the adaptive development and delivery of Green Adelaide’s ‘Sharing our Shores with Coastal Wildlife’ project. Key initiatives of the project are to coordinate strategic efforts across agencies, local government, community and industry to better conserve and protect threatened shorebirds and seabirds and priority coastal habitats of Adelaide and its surrounds including the Fleurieu Peninsula and Gulf St Vincent.

The Sharing our Shores with Coastal Wildlife Project Coordinator will be responsible for coordination and evidence-based guidance of key stakeholders, partner organisations and community groups, report writing, volunteer coordination and management, stakeholder engagement and education, and contract delivery and management.

You will do this by:

  • Facilitating strategic partnerships with local government, state government, non-government organisations and alliances, and community groups.
  • Improving understanding of regional coastal habitats and wildlife through coordination of citizen science projects.
  • Facilitating and mentoring community engagement to increase and strengthen participation in coastal wildlife conservation initiatives.
  • Developing submissions and engaging in consultations that will influence coastal wildlife and habitat management and conservation.
  • Instigating and delivering community awareness activities and initiatives to shape positive behaviours towards coastal wildlife and habitat preservation.

Status and Remuneration

This position is offered either as a part-time (0.8FTE) 4 days per week or full-time (1FTE) 5 days per week. This position is based in Adelaide or surrounds on a 12 month contract. Part-time salary is $57,288 (pro rata of $71,610) or Full-time salary is $71,610 per annum plus 10% 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 qualification in Ecology, Conservation, or another relevant discipline
  • Have demonstrated knowledge of coastal avian wildlife and habitat conservation issues
  • Have demonstrated ability in coordinating projects on time and on budget
  • Have experience working with multiple stakeholders including government organisations and community-based volunteers
  • Have a current full Australian driver’s license
  • Have valid Australian work rights with permission to work
  • Submit a cover letter, resume and brief statement addressing the selection criteria to Grainne Maguire, Coastal and Wetland Birds Program Leader at HR@birdlife.org.au

Closing Date: Applications for this role close on Monday 22nd November 2021 at 5pm

Please note Birdlife does not accept applications from recruitment agencies.

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

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