+60d ago

Senior Bushfire Planner


Base pay $110k - $130k
Permanent Standard/Business Hours
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Full job description
  • Do you have a passion for creating safer and more resilient communities as we confront the challenges of sustainability and climate change adaptation?
  • Are you an experienced professional or recent graduate looking to break into your industry of choice?

Either way, we are keen to hear form you as we have a variety of positions available.

Your new company

We are working with an in-demand bushfire and ecology consulting service operating across bushfire, ecological, arboriculture, archaeology, marine and restoration ecology and du to growth and exciting new projects, they have a variety of roles available.

Your new role
As a Bushfire Consultant you will;

  • Be supporting the planning of structure plans and subdivisions, major tourist developments, and other special fire purpose protection facilities
  • Contribute to and prepare Bushfire Attack Level Certificates, Bushfire Protection Assessment Reports, Bushfire Management Plans, Hazard Reduction Plans, Bushfire Emergency Evacuation Plans, building compliance certificates, and audits
  • Work closely with ecologists, arborists and restoration ecologists to design landscapes that respond to bushfire risks
  • Part time and fulltime applicants encouraged to apply

What you'll need to succeed

  • An undergraduate degree in Environmental Sciences, Planning, or Building.
  • Accredited Bushfire Practitioner or completion of required Graduate Diploma in bushfire studies and experience to enable progress to this accreditation with 6-12 months (graduate excluded)
  • Excellent knowledge of relevant NSW bushfire planning legislation and Guidelines for Planning in Bushfire Prone Areas, Australian Standard 3959 Construction of buildings in bushfire prone areas
  • Prior experience in preparing compliance certificates for CC and OC and the ability to interpret relevant NSW legislation
  • Strong verbal and written comms skills including report writing and a high attention to detail
  • Technical understanding of bushfire science, bushfire risk assessment and mitigation, and associated land use planning and approvals processes
  • The ability to undertake site surveys and be flexible in locations for visits including overnight stays
  • FPAA Accredited BPAD Level 2 & 3 (preferred)

What you'll get in return

  • The opportunity to work for one of the industry's leading consultancies.
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • An inclusive and safe working environment
  • Professional development and career growth
  • The prospect of working with likeminded, environmentally passionate people

What you need to do now
If you are interested in making the move into a new challenge and meet the criteria of this environmentally based role, please click 'apply now' to send an updated CV. If you would like a confidential discussion on any of these roles, please call Staci Baird on 0414 896 784 now.

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Base pay range
$110k - $130k
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Job details
Date posted
25 Aug 2021
Federal Government
Base pay
$110k - $130k
Work type
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours

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