Position Details
Reference Number 10629
Position Title Biodiversity Officer
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Department City Services
Location Operations Centre
Enterprise Agreement Hobsons Bay City Council Enterprise Agreement - 38 - Band 6
Salary $84,497 - $92,100 pro rata (+ 9.5% super & Industry allowance)
Hours per Week 24
Position Summary

Biodiversity Officer

Permanent Part Time 

Band 6 - $84,497- $92,100 pro-rata (+ 9.5% super & Industry allowance)


An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Conservation and Environment team for an experienced Biodiversity professional.


The Biodiversity Officer will be responsible for the implementation of the major actions from the Biodiversity Strategy 2016-2021. The officer is to work within the Conservation Environment Team to further enhance the biodiversity values of the municipality. The officer is to provide strategic advice to council staff on matters relating to biodiversity. The officer will work closely with the Sustainability team on issues that align with both areas and ensure actions respond to climate change and integrated water management as well as with the Planning Department to ensure planning controls consider the Biodiversity Strategy in decision making.


The successful applicant will have a Tertiary qualification in environmental science, environmental sustainability or environmental engineering fields, eexperience in work related to biodiversity projects with proven experience in developing & implementing biodiversity programs, demonstrated IT literacy and reporting skills, strong written and verbal communication skills, strong understanding of ecological vegetation classes, planning policies, requirements and processes relating to biodiversity conservation and land management, eexperience in managing grants, projects, contractors and related budgets and a Current Victorian Driver’s License.


 A copy of the position description can be obtained by using the download feature below or by contacting our Customer Service team on 9932 1000.


For further information please contact Jason Hocking, Coordinator Parks and Conservation on 9932 1250.


Applications must include a statement addressing the selection criteria and close Sunday 22 September 2019.


Please submit your application either by submitting online or posting to:


HR Recruitment

Hobsons Bay City Council

PO Box 21



An automated email will be sent upon receipt of your electronic application. Please re-submit your application if the auto reply has not been received or call (03) 9932 1092 if you are experiencing difficulty.


Hobsons Bay City Council is committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity, child safety and workplace diversity. We encourage a diverse workforce reflective of our community to better meet the needs of our customers.


Your Career is our Success

Contact Person Jason Hocking
Contact Number
Closing Date 22/09/2019
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