PROJECT OFFICER, GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEM (GIS)
DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND ENERGY,
WOLLONGONG, NSW, 2500 FULL TIME
The Director of National Parks and staff of Parks Australia contribute to the conservation and appreciation of Australia's biological diversity and associated cultural heritage, through the management of Commonwealth reserves established under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) (6 national parks, 59 marine reserves and 2 botanic gardens) and management of programs on behalf of the Department of the Environment.
As the GIS Project Officer for Booderee National Park you will be responsible for collecting, managing, analysing and reporting on environmental spatial data for Programs using GIS sytems.
You will be required to develop, co-ordinate and report on unit works programs and as part of the larger Parks services team, participate in environmental management programs, emergency management including fire and evacuation, and compliance and enforcement operations. This role will also be required to provide support to visitor services management in peak season.
A strong emphasis on sharing Traditional Owner's vision for the future of the park and a participate in the exchange of knowledge, experience and skills between Indigenous and non-Indigenous staff, including assisting train and educate staff and the community on the use of spatial data and key conservation issues.
This positions is Identified
People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are strongly encouraged to apply. This position is identified. An identified position is one in which part or all of the duties involve interaction with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people including service delivery.