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Join our dynamic team of science and engineering experts and corporate services professionals working towards a more sustainable, resilient South East Queensland.

Posted 4 weeks ago

Portfolio Lead

About us

Healthy Land & Water works with community, industry, and government to deliver innovative and science-based solutions to challenges affecting our landscapes, waterways, and biodiversity. We help people understand the values and condition of South East Queensland’s environment so we can ensure the sustainable use of our natural environment long into the future.

We believe that maintaining healthy landscapes and waterways is not just important for wildlife and ecosystems. A healthy environment also supports a vibrant economy, strong livelihoods, great lifestyles and the happiness and wellbeing of the community. Through our work, we encourage people to examine and change their behaviours for the benefit of the natural world and for the people and places we love.

The opportunity

The Portfolio Lead is responsible for leading, facilitating, and delivering a collection of projects within different Portfolios and in addition, key business initiatives concurrently, through effective management, resourcing, scheduling, and tracking to achieve strategic objectives. The Portfolio Lead is a key leadership role guiding the Operations team and is offered as a full-time 2-year contract initially.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing management reporting and high-quality insights and recommendations to enable optimal investment, delivery, and decision-making for portfolio, optimising results to achieve strategic objectives
  • Developing and implementing a Portfolio Management Plan to manage planning, resourcing, quality, and performance across portfolios
  • Identifying risks and interdependencies, and managing issues, impact on business activity, deviation from strategic aims, portfolio staffing, and costs
  • Leading the transformation change to establish more efficient and effective project delivery
  • Enabling consistency of project management methodology across the business to drive simplicity, transparency, continuous improvement, and best practice
  • Providing effective leadership to the teams and supporting performance and development activities

About you

Ideally, you will share our vision to support resilient regions and have a desire to connect through science and actions that will preserve and enhance our natural assets. You will be highly motivated and can work autonomously in agreed timeframes. To be successful in this role, you will have all or many of the following key attributes:

  • Strong quantitative skills in assessing and developing portfolio management and risk modelling
  • Experience in Senior Project Management
  • Track record in driving project management performance through the ability to influence multiple stakeholders
  • Outstanding leadership and communication skills
  • Ideally, professionally recognized Project Management accreditations
  • Ideally, experience with PMBOK project management methodology

What we offer

We’re a diverse team of experts, who enjoy sharing knowledge and learning. We recognise and celebrate our employees and teams for affecting real and innovative change in our communities. We value integrity, collaboration, care, innovation, and courage. Some of our benefits include:

  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) to support your mental health.
  • Novated leasing.
  • Annual professional development allowance.
  • Annual private health insurance reimbursement.
  • Annual wellbeing reimbursement.
  • Salary continuance insurance.

Healthy Land & Water is committed to our Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), and we strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants will be highly regarded per affirmative measures under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975.

Applications close 3 August 2022.

Click here to apply online

Posted 4 weeks ago

Senior Project Engineer

About us

Healthy Land & Water works with community, industry, and government to deliver innovative and science-based solutions to challenges affecting our landscapes, waterways, and biodiversity. We help people understand the values and condition of South East Queensland’s environment so we can ensure the sustainable use of our natural environment long into the future.

We believe that maintaining healthy landscapes and waterways is not just important for wildlife and ecosystems. A healthy environment also supports a vibrant economy, strong livelihoods, great lifestyles and the happiness and wellbeing of the community. Through our work, we encourage people to examine and change their behaviours for the benefit of the natural world and for the people and places we love.

The opportunity

The Senior Project Engineer is involved in programs and projects for clients, sponsors, and stakeholders. This role is responsible for implementing programs and projects on the ground that improve the resilience of natural resources that include, but are not limited to, waterway stabilisation, erosion control and environmental offset delivery. The role will involve providing input into solution design to complex problems and interpretation of technical reports to achieve practical outcomes.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Applying knowledge and expertise in particular field of professional engineering across all programs and projects
  • Delivering specific and complex work packages as per client requirements and business objectives
  • Designing and implementing collaborative solutions through understanding technical requirements
  • Reporting against deliverables as required to internal and external stakeholders
  • Providing insight on detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports
  • Ensuring changes to scope, schedule, and budgets are captured and formalized
  • Contributing to high-quality interpretative and technical report production and review
  • Networking and influencing internally and externally to develop new contracts and relationships
  • Providing coaching to Project Engineers

About you

Ideally, you will share our vision to support resilient regions and have a desire to connect through science and actions that will preserve and enhance our natural assets. You will be highly motivated and can work autonomously in agreed timeframes. To be successful in this role, you will have all or many of the following key attributes:

  • Tertiary Engineering degree in relevant discipline with practical experience
  • Excellent technical knowledge of natural resource management
  • High level stakeholder engagement sills and knowledge including First Nations, Government, Research, Industry, and Community
  • Current Queensland Driver’s licence
  • Experience utilising PMBOK project methodology
  • RPEQ registration

What we offer

We’re a diverse team of experts, who enjoy sharing knowledge and learning. We recognise and celebrate our employees and teams for affecting real and innovative change in our communities. We value integrity, collaboration, care, innovation, and courage. Some of our benefits include:

  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) to support your mental health.
  • Novated leasing.
  • Annual professional development allowance.
  • Annual private health insurance reimbursement.
  • Annual wellbeing reimbursement.
  • Salary continuance insurance.

Healthy Land & Water is committed to our Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), and we strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants will be highly regarded per affirmative measures under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975.

Applications close 3 August 2022.

Click here to apply online

Expressions of Interest – Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Employment Opportunities

About us

Healthy Land & Water works with community, industry, and government to deliver innovative and science-based solutions to challenges affecting our landscapes, waterways, and biodiversity. We help people understand the values and condition of South East Queensland’s environment so we can ensure the sustainable use of our natural environment long into the future.

We believe that maintaining healthy landscapes and waterways is not just important for wildlife and ecosystems. A healthy environment also supports a vibrant economy, strong livelihoods, great lifestyles and the happiness and wellbeing of the community. Through our work, we encourage people to examine and change their behaviours for the benefit of the natural world and for the people and places we love.

The opportunity

We have now commenced recruitment activities for the new financial year (FY23). Applicants who submit an Expression of Interest will be given primary consideration when we fill vacancies throughout this period.

Healthy Land & Water acknowledges that the place we now live in has been nurtured by Australia’s First Peoples for tens of thousands of years. We believe the spiritual, cultural and physical consciousness gained through this custodianship is vital to maintaining the future of the region. We celebrate and value the diverse skills and experience that Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people bring to our workforce. We are inviting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People to express their interest in working with us via registering their expression of interest for future roles with Healthy Land & Water. Our Scientists, Engineers, and Project Officers are experts in research, monitoring, analysis, engagement, and project management. Our teams restore waterways and landscapes, improve native habitats, manage weeds, protect native species, and educate communities on the best ways to improve and protect the environment for future generations. Opportunities are available across all business areas, including:

  • Engineering
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Marketing and Communications
  • People and Culture
  • Project Management
  • Quality
  • Science

About you

Ideally, you will share our vision to support resilient regions and have a desire to connect through science and actions that will preserve and enhance our natural assets. You will be highly motivated and can work autonomously in agreed timeframes.

What we offer

We’re a diverse team of experts, who enjoy sharing knowledge and learning. We recognise and celebrate our employees and teams for affecting real and innovative change in our communities. We value integrity, collaboration, care, innovation, and courage. Some of our benefits include:

  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) to support your mental health.
  • Novated leasing.
  • Annual professional development allowance.
  • Annual private health insurance reimbursement.
  • Annual wellbeing reimbursement.
  • Salary continuance insurance.

Healthy Land & Water is committed to our Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), and we strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants will be highly regarded per affirmative measures under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975.

Please indicate your area of interest or expertise in your application. Your application will remain current with Healthy Land & Water for twelve months. When a position becomes available which is suited to your skills, qualifications and attributes, or should we require any additional information, or to discuss your availability to fill a specific role, a member of the People & Culture team will contact you directly.

Click here to express your interest online

Posted 1 month ago

About Us

Healthy Land & Water works with community, industry, and government to deliver innovative and science-based solutions to challenges affecting our landscapes, waterways, and biodiversity. We help people understand the values and condition of South East Queensland’s environment so we can ensure the sustainable use of our natural environment long into the future.

We believe that maintaining healthy landscapes and waterways is not just important for wildlife and ecosystems. A healthy environment also supports a vibrant economy, strong livelihoods, great lifestyles and the happiness and wellbeing of the community. Through our work, we encourage people to examine and change their behaviours for the benefit of the natural world and for the people and places we love.

The Opportunity

As a Senior Scientist you will have an important role participate in driving current and future stages of development of the portfolio of works across the Biodiversity Conservation team, assisting in expanding and maintaining existing clients, sponsors, and stakeholders and identifying new business opportunities This is a full-time role offered as a 24-month contract initially and can be based from the Sunshine Coast to Brisbane.

In particular, you will lead the delivery of the Environment Program under HLW’s federally funded component of the National Landcare Program (NLP).

Your responsibilities will include…

• Delivering scientific solutions through application of knowledge and expertise across all programs and projects

• Delivering specific and complex work packages as per client requirements

• Contributing to high-quality interpretative and technical report production and review

• Collaborating with other science and professional teams across the organisation

• Networking and influencing internally and externally, including providing representation on committees and working groups

• Managing delivery of the Environment Program (focussed on the Moreton Bay RAMSAR Wetland) within the NLP Program

• Contributing to the federally funded flood assessment of applicants, interviews etc.

About You

Ideally, you will share our vision to support resilient regions and have a desire to connect through science and actions that will preserve and enhance our natural assets. You will be highly motivated and can work autonomously in agreed timeframes. To be successful in this role, you will have:

• An Environmental Management or Science Degree in a relevant discipline and applied practical experience and technical expertise

• Technical knowledge of some of the following: sustainable urban water management, stormwater design, water sensitive urban design, water cycle and water systems.

• High level stakeholder engagement skills and knowledge of enabling mechanisms for uptake of best practice sustainable urban water management across government, research, the water industry, First Nations and the community

• The ability to inspire and motivate team members and communities of practices across Queensland

What We Offer

We’re a diverse team of experts, who enjoy sharing knowledge and learning. We recognize and celebrate our employees and teams for affecting real and innovative change in our communities. We value integrity, collaboration, care, innovation, and courage. Some of our benefits include:

• Flexible working arrangements

• Employee Assistance Program (EAP) to support your mental health

• Novated leasing

• Annual professional development allowance

• Annual private health insurance reimbursement

• Annual wellbeing reimbursement

• Salary continuance insurance

Healthy Land & Water is committed to our Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), and we strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants will be highly regarded per affirmative measures under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975.

Applications close 29 July 2022.

Click here to apply online

About us

Healthy Land & Water works with community, industry, and government to deliver innovative and science-based solutions to challenges affecting our landscapes, waterways, and biodiversity. We help people understand the values and condition of South East Queensland’s environment so we can ensure the sustainable use of our natural environment long into the future.

We believe that maintaining healthy landscapes and waterways is not just important for wildlife and ecosystems. A healthy environment also supports a vibrant economy, strong livelihoods, great lifestyles and the happiness and wellbeing of the community. Through our work, we encourage people to examine and change their behaviours for the benefit of the natural world and for the people and places we love.

The opportunity

Reporting to the Executive Assistant to the CEO, the Reception & Administration Assistant provides broad administrative support to the business through a range of diverse duties including managing reception, supporting office coordination, and providing administrative support as a member of the shared service – Administration Hub. As the key support and ‘go-to’ person for the main office, this role is an essential element to keep our office humming. This is a part time role (30 hours per week) ideally worked 8:30am – 3:00pm (flexible) from Monday – Friday for an 8-month parental leave cover.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting IT & Facilities Officer to liaise with Building Management, ensure facilities are kept in working order, and maintain pool car bookings
  • Supporting WHS Lead to ensure all required legislation and relevant policies and procedures are adhered to including the management of Fire Wardens
  • Coordinating on-site events including morning teas, lunches, social events, and the end of year celebrations
  • Managing meeting rooms ensuring all rooms are clean and prepared adequately for all bookings, including catering, beverages, and equipment
  • Ensuring the kitchen and general office is kept in a tidy manner
  • Ordering and maintain office stock levels of stationery and consumables
  • Providing administrative support to the EA to the CEO
  • Assisting Team Leads with project support including mail merges, printing, and posting

About you

Ideally, you will share our vision to support resilient regions and have a desire to connect through science and actions that will preserve and enhance our natural assets. You will be highly motivated and can work autonomously in agreed timeframes. To be successful in this role, you will have all or many of the following key attributes:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, Visio, and Access
  • Excellent data entry and maintenance skills with a strong attention to detail
  • Time management skills and the ability to use initiative to prioritise workload
  • Professional and engaging style of written and verbal communication

What we offer

We’re a diverse team of experts, who enjoy sharing knowledge and learning. We recognise and celebrate our employees and teams for affecting real and innovative change in our communities. We value integrity, collaboration, care, innovation, and courage. Some of our benefits include:

  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) to support your mental health.
  • Novated leasing.
  • Annual professional development allowance.
  • Annual private health insurance reimbursement.
  • Annual wellbeing reimbursement.
  • Salary continuance insurance.

Healthy Land & Water is committed to our Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), and we strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants will be highly regarded per affirmative measures under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975.

Applications close 2 August 2022.