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Online coordinator - Australian Conservation Foundation

Monday, 6 December 2010

The online coordinator is responsible for overseeing the Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) website and overall online presence until July 2011. A passionate and innovative online professional you would have proven experience developing and managing websites and enhancing the online experience of users. You will also use your skills and knowledge as a key team member on ACF’s online redevelopment project. Your ability to integrate online initiatives with other communications activities will be integral. You should understand and contribute to the development and implementation of ACF’s online engagement strategy to help achieve ACF’s strategic goals.

Location: Melbourne, VIC.
Applications close: 9am Monday 13 December, 2010.
Salary: $82,640 (including superannuation)
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Indigenous seed collector - Landcare network

Monday, 29 November 2010

Southern Otway Landcare Network is collecting indigenous seeds to expand its seedbank. Applicants should be familiar with the Southern Otway area and ethical issues surrounding seed collection, in addition to having experience with seed collection, extraction and cleaning. You will locate all sources of various seeds, record field data, and package the seed for storage at the Seeding Victoria Seedbank. You will provide your own vehicle, seed collection tools, insurance, workcover and obtain permission from land owners and managers gaining permits or licenses where necessary.

Location: Apollo Bay, VIC.
Applications close: Friday 10 December, 2010.
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Schools Program Coordinator - Greening Australia

Monday, 22 November 2010

Are you passionate about environmental education, committed to changing lives and transforming our landscapes through education and training? This full time role involves coordination and delivery of Greening Australia’s professional schools environmental programs across Victoria. You should be committed to continual learning and improvement in environmental education, and you should have tertiary qualifications in education and/or and environmental field. A natural communicator, you work well as part of a team but your initiative, flexibility and creative thought process means you work well with minimal supervision.

Location: Heidelberg , Melbourne,Vic.
Salary: $61,000 - 71,000
Applications close: Wednesday 1 December, 2010.
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Environmental Manager - Forestry Tasmania

Monday, 15 November 2010

Forestry Tasmania needs a motivated leader to coordinate, review and continually assess their management systems and environmental reporting. A proven excellent report writer, you will maintain compliance with current certified ISO 14001 and industry standards.

Location: Hobart, Tasmania.
Salary: A full time salary to be negotiated.
Applications close: Friday 19 November, 2010.
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Senior Outdoor Educator / Client Services Team - Kindilan Outdoor Education and Conference Centre

Monday, 8 November 2010

The Kindilan Outdoor Education and Conference Centre has a great opportunity where you can balance work and play with great hours; in the field 50 per cent of time and in the office the other 50 per cent time. A minimum requirement is a Certificate IV in Outdoor Recreation or equivalent (with industry experience recognised), a Senior First Aid, a Queensland ‘Working with Children' Blue Card, plus experience in the field as an outdoor educator or in client services. You should also have, or be prepared to obtain, qualifications (for example through NOLRS) in abseiling and low & high challenge ropes courses.

Location: Kindilan Outdoor Education and Conference Centre (35 mins from Brisbane CBD and 45 mins from the Gold Coast), Redland Bay, QLD.
Salary: Attractive salary and working conditions for this full time role.
Applications close: Sunday 14 November, 2010.
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National Herbarium of NSW - internship program

Monday, 1 November 2010

The Royal Botanic Gardens is running a Plant Science internship program for undergraduates and recent graduates in botany, ecology, forestry, environmental science, general biology (with plant interests), scientific horticulture and related subjects. The advanced work experience will run for seven weeks - from 5 January to 23 February 2011, and will benefit those seeking professional or technical careers in Australian plant science and conservation management. Interns work full-time on a voluntary, unpaid basis, assisting scientific staff on herbarium programs and research. Interns receive extensive practical training in botany ,plant conservation, collections management and job-hunting in the scientific workforce.

You will become familiar with key sources of information on the Australian flora, conservation and science policy, plant identification resources and techniques, curation of scientific collections, scientific communications skills and some field skills. Seminar and training sessions are led by professional scientists and technicians from the Botanic Gardens Trust and other institutions. Training complements and extends that given at university.

Location: The Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney, with some field work.
Salary: This is an unpaid internship.
Applications close: Friday 26 November, 2010.
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Shorebirds 2020 Project Manager

Friday, 22 October 2010

There is increasing evidence that migratory shorebird populations throughout the world are declining. Australia, home to 38 species of migratory shorebird during the non-breeding season, is uniquely placed to assess the impacts of these threats on shorebird numbers.
Shorebirds 2020 is Australia's national shorebird monitoring program. Birds Australia seeks an enthusiastic, dedicated person with excellent scientific, organisational and communication skills to manage and deliver this important program. Join a dynamic team in a highly respected conservation and research organisation for a nine-month contract for the current phase of the program, with ongoing work expected.

Location: Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria, but location is ultimately negotiable.
Salary: $53,000-$65,000 plus 9% superannuation.
Applications close: Monday 8 November, 2010.
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Communications Advisor, The Wilderness Society

Monday, 18 October 2010

In the face of climate change, the work of The Wilderness Society is to ensure a healthy environment for future generations - and it has never been so urgent. The Wilderness Society is seeking a Communications Advisor to develop and coordinate the delivery of fundraising communications. You will oversee all fundraising communication tools and materials, and develop communications plans, as well as providing branding and messaging advice.

Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Salary: To be negotiated.
Applications close: Monday 25 October, 2010
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Postdoctoral Fellow - Groundwater Contamination

Tuesday, 12 October 2010

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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Northern Marine Campaigner - Top End Sea Life

Tuesday, 5 October 2010

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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