Senior Operations Officer - Fitzroy Work Centre
Government of Western Australia
Broome, Australia
5d ago

Regional and Fire Management Services Division Senior Operations Officer - Fitzroy Work Centre DBCA3119135 PSCA, Level 5, $89,047 - $97,994 p.a. plus 9.5% Superannuation

The Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions is committed to promoting biodiversity and conservation to enrich people’s lives, through sustainable management of Western Australia’s species, ecosystems, lands and the attractions in the department’s care.

Similar appointments may be made from this process in locations throughout Western Australia within a 12-month period to positions that may be permanent or contract, including contract appointments with the possibility of subsequent permanency.




Job Description

Under the limited direction of the Operations Manager :

Responsible for planning integrating, coordinating and implementing the Fitzroy work zone works program including :

  • The joint management arrangements for the works programs identified within the Jalangurru Manyjawarra Bunuba Muwayi Yarrangu joint management plan’.
  • Preparing and implementing the annual schedule of works; coordinating plant, vehicles, equipment, services and material resources for implementation of the works program.
  • Managing the Bunuba program workforce; and actively liaising with joint management bodies, stakeholders and community in relation to departmental outcomes.
  • Capital maintenance programs within joint management estate.
  • Park operations including facility maintenance and visitor risk management.
  • Selection Criteria

    Applicants should address the following four (4) criteria. These should be addressed in no more than four (4) pages in total.

  • Considerable experience in and understanding of the issues involved in managing natural and cultural areas for nature conservation, recreation and cultural tourism values, with a preference for someone with experience in managing environmental issues affecting conservation values;
  • including mitigating key threatening processes such as weeds, feral predators, fire management and access control.

  • Demonstrated experience of high-level leadership, supervisory, works program planning and human resource management skills, including the ability to conduct performance development and management reviews.
  • Evidence of high level oral communication and interpersonal skills, and experience in effective liaison and negotiation with other government agencies, indigenous groups, industry, stakeholders, and community interest groups, plus a willingness to work with Aboriginal people and having an awareness of their culture.
  • Demonstrated experience in, and knowledge of administrative and financial management, including budget preparation, expenditure control and presenting reports and applying this to programs associated with infrastructure maintenance and capital works programs.
  • Note : The successful applicant will be required to possess or obtain a current (issue date not older than 6 months) and satisfactory National Police Check prior to commencement.

    For the full role description, detailed responsibilities and a full list of selection criteria, please refer to attached Job Description below.

    The documents attached to this advertisement are available in alternative formats upon request.

    For Further Job Related Information : Please contact Mr Robert Blok on 0427 973 729 , or for further information about the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions please visit .

    Application Instructions :

    To allow the selection panel to make an accurate assessment of your application, please submit the following :

  • A covering letter.
  • A written response addressing the above four (4) requested criteria (in no more than four (4) pages).
  • A current resume.
  • To ensure that you submit the required and appropriate information in your application, please read the attached Job Application Kit carefully.

    All documents attached with your application must be in Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format.

    Applicants are encouraged to apply online. To avoid last minute congestion of the system, please endeavour to submit your application well before the closing time.

    No late or proforma applications will be accepted.

    A search for additional applicants may be conducted for this position where necessary in order to provide a more diverse and / or competitive field.

    Substantive Equality Statement

    The Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages Indigenous Australians, young people, people with disabilities, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and women to apply for positions within our agency.

    People with disability will be provided with reasonable adjustments in our recruitment processes and in the workplace. The Department also promotes flexible working arrangements.

    Applicants with a disability who require adjustments in the recruitment process can contact the Workforce Diversity Consultant on (08) 9219 9828 or .

    Do not send job applications to this email; they will not be accepted.

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