Regional Ecologist

South Coast Natural Resource Management Inc, the peak regional body for Natural Resource Management (NRM) on the South Coast of Western Australia, and is recognised as a leading not-for-profit organisation in Australia for coordinating and delivering environmental and sustainable primary-production outcomes. We are currently seeking a Regional Ecologist to join our team in Albany.

The Regional Ecologist will be responsible for providing  technical support to the Healthy Environments Program to ensure effective program delivery, development of projects and project activity reporting. The role will be focused on improving capacity and capability within the region for land managers, community and stakeholders to undertake projects aimed at exploring new opportunities for improving the status of 20/20 priority listed threatened species and protecting coastal corridors and improving the condition of threatened ecological communities (TEC) in the south coast region of Western Australia.

The successful candidate will be a knowledgeable and experienced individual with strong stakeholder management skills and an ability to take project initiatives from concept to successful implementation.  You will fit the role if you are self-motivated, can manage competing interests and deadlines, and enjoy a challenge.

The position is a fixed term contract from 1 July 2019 – 30 June 2023 with opportunities for extension subject to funding.

Please note all applicants must address the selection criteria, a copy of which can be accessed via the attachments below.

Regional Ecologist – Job Description

Regional Ecologist – Selection Criteria

Please send your statement addressing selection criteria and resume to Joanne Headlam If you require further information, contact Brett Dal Pozzo, Healthy Environments Program Manager, on ph. 0458 401 422.

Applications close at 5pm, Tuesday 18th June 2019.



Information for prospective applicants

If you think you have the skills to work for South Coast NRM and have a passion for caring for our natural environment, please forward your current resume to and we will keep your details on file.

If you are applying for an advertised staff position at South Coast NRM your application must include the following:

  • A document addressing the selection criteria.
  • Current résumé featuring employment history.
  • Contact details of three employment referees , including your current line manager where possible.

Please note: Only applicants addressing the selection criteria will be considered.

Please email applications to: (unless otherwise specified) with the title of the job you are applying for in the subject line. PDF attachments are preferred.

Postal applications must be sent to:
South Coast NRM
88 Stead Road

Closing date
Applications must be received by the close of business on the deadline day advertised.
Late or pro-forma applications will not be accepted.

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