Contract position available

Expression of Interest – Six Month Contract position

The Mary River Catchment Coordinating Committee (MRCCC) is a non-profit, non-regulatory integrated catchment management organisation formed in 1994 to address issues facing the Mary River on a whole of catchment basis, involving all those who have a stake in the river system.  The Committee includes representatives from 27 government, industry and community organisations.

Today, collectively, the MRCCC reaches out to thousands of catchment residents through our stakeholder delegates, landholders and associated networks throughout the Mary Catchment, which encompasses an area of approximately 10,000 km2.

Over the past 25 years, the MRCCC has successfully developed and implemented projects for a range of organisations including the Federal Government Departments of Agriculture and Environment, local government across the Wide Bay and Sunshine Coast regions, State Government including the Department of Main Roads, regional organisations and industry groups.

Rehabilitating riparian zones through managing stock access through strategic fencing, installing off-stream watering points, removing woody and vine weeds and revegetating with local native flora species are key on-ground projects for the MRCCC and the landholders we assist.

MRCCC projects are implemented and managed by a small dedicated team which includes 8 environmental scientists with extensive experience in project development and delivery, identifying and addressing regional issues and community engagement across our wide network of stakeholders.

We are currently seeking Expressions of Interest from suitably qualified individuals for a six month contract position, from 4th October 2021 to cover staff maternity leave.

Key selection criteria are as follows:

Criteria 1: Demonstrated skills and knowledge of riparian rehabilitation methods/techniques in the Mary River Catchment; including excellent knowledge of native flora and fauna and pest species;

Criteria 2: Demonstrated skills working with rural landholders in the Mary River Catchment;

Criteria 3: Demonstrated skills working in a team environment;

Criteria 4: Demonstrated skills in report preparation and reporting systems, and working within timelines to achieve project outcomes;

Criteria 5: A manual C class driver’s license.

To be considered for the position, please submit your Expression of Interest with a response to each of the key selection criteria and the contact details for two referees.

Send your EOI and resumé to no later than Friday 24th September 2021.