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Technical Lead – Reef Aid Program

Townsville, Queensland


$87,000 – $105,000 p.a + Super

This represents an outstanding opportunity for you to join Australia’s largest Environmental Enterprise as we tackle one of Australia’s greatest environmental challenges.

To continue our work in the Great Barrier Reef [GBR] Catchment, we are looking for an experienced practitioner with a high level of technical knowledge relating to wetland, streambank and gully rehabilitation monitoring and evaluation techniques. We currently have multiple large-scale project sites that have secured long-term funding and are ready for implementation.

About you

You will join our team as we increase our efforts to improve water quality flowing on to the GBR and improve biodiversity and connectivity of coastal wetlands in the GBR catchments.

Your role as a motivated, innovative and enthusiastic Technical Lead will be to spearhead major environmental and social development projects within the GBR Catchment. You will be responsible in the creation and design of new projects with clients and stakeholders and the technical delivery and management of existing programs and projects.


Key areas of accountability and outcomes include:

  • Provide technical support and project level advice across the Reef Aid program;
  • Delivery, planning and support of projects;
  • Working with the Operations and Program Managers to oversee on ground technical delivery to meet and support project milestones
  • The development and implementation of robust monitoring and evaluations plans for all projects to determine performance of on ground metrics
  • Assist in the development of Merit reporting and other associated project reporting requirements as agreed
  • Work collaboratively with the Science and Planning Manager – Reef Aid to provide regional leadership in the development and implementation of landscape restoration programs covering all major habitat types;
  • Contribute to the development of funding applications for high priority projects.
  • Maintain and build relationships with key stakeholders and funding bodies
  • Contribute to project budgeting and forecasting
  • Strong focus on WHS performance

To find out more contact Dr Lynise Wearne (Program Director) on 0466 283 439

Email your application including a cover letter (that addresses the essential and desirable position requirements) and resume to [email protected]

Applications close COB Friday November 15th, 2019