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WA Birds on Farms Project Coordinator

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Sectors Terrestrial / Aquatic Ecology & Conservation
Location Australia (Western Australia) - Australasia
Salary (Minimum)
Salary (Maximum)
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 22/04/2022
Company Name BirdLife Australia
Contact Name Human Resources Dept.
Website Further Details / Applications
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We are looking for a WA Birds on Farms Project Coordinator to engage communities in conservation on private rural properties through a range of initiatives, including monitoring, restoration plantings and fencing, reintroduction of key habitat elements such as nest boxes, and covenanting of key woodland habitat in the wheatbelt and surrounds in southwest Western Australia.

This new role will re-engage Southwest WA Birds on Farms stakeholders, as well as expand and foster a new Birds on Farms community in Western Australia. It will build and learn from the momentum and success of ‘Birds on Farms’ projects implemented by BirdLife Australia on rural properties in other parts of the country.


  • Identifying survey locations and engaging and training volunteer birdwatchers
  • Establishing survey sites
  • Facilitating the provision of small grants for revegetation activities
  • Assisting with desktop mapping and prioritisation processes
  • Working with project partners and relevant BirdLife Australia staff to develop and distribute project communications materials.
  • Maintaining and managing project-generated data being added to the Birdata sightings database.
  • Assisting with the delivery of contract and project milestones.


This is a Full-time position (1 FTE) based in Southwest Western Australia, offered on a two-year contract. Salary $70,738 per annum plus 10% superannuation.

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


  • Have tertiary qualifications in Conservation Biology, Environmental Science or another relevant discipline
  • Have demonstrated knowledge of bird conservation in Australia
  • Knowledge of issues affecting rural land holders and communities in the region, including the agricultural sector
  • Excellent communications skills, including public speaking and writing for a variety of audiences
  • Ability to understand and interpret biological data for dissemination to the community
  • Have a current full Australian Drivers 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 Tegan Douglas, WA Woodland Bird Program Manager at HR@birdlife.org.au

Closing Date: Application for this role close on Friday 22 April at 5pm

Please note BirdLife does not accept applications from recruitment agencies.

At BirdLife we value diversity and inclusion and actively encourage applications from diverse groups and communities

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