Partnerships and Engagement Project Officer

Fixed term to 30 June, 2022 – Part time up to (0.6 FTE)
Traralgon or Leongatha

  • Flexible and supportive workplace
  • Salary range $73,454 to $93,780 (including superannuation pro rate applies)
  • Work for an organisation that makes a difference

The West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority works with communities, industries and government agencies to protect and enhance the condition of the region’s natural resource assets. Our region extends from Warragul to the Gippsland Lakes, and from the Great Dividing Range to Wilsons Prom and Bass Strait. We’re currently looking for a passionate and highly motivated Project Officer with excellent community engagement skills to join our team.

The Partnerships & Engagement Project Officer will work with government and non-government agencies and community groups to support the achievement of the objectives of the Regional Catchment Strategy and Integrated Catchment Management (ICM) projects, as well as play a key role in the WGCMA Community Engagement Network.

This role includes developing and presenting communication material, building skills and capacity for increased community understanding and participation and would suit a person who has skills in budget development and management, contract and relationship management and an understanding of rural and regional communities (including indigenous). An understanding of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) would be highly regarded.

The successful applicant will have knowledge of issues related to natural resource management, proven project management experience, and a demonstrated ability to design and conduct effective community engagement.

More details about this role are available in the position description. Applicants must address the key selection criteria, demonstrating their ability to undertake the role.

For further information about the role, please contact Belinda Brennan on 0409 004 901 or via email

Applications addressing the key selection criteria should be marked “Application: Partnership and Engagement Project Officer’ and sent c/- Organisational Development Team Leader at All applications must be received by 9am Monday August 2, 2021.