Tenders and Positions Vacant

Regional Extension Coordinator - Grazing

Reports to: Cape York Natural Resource Management's Operations Manager, and the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries' Manager - Regional Extension Coordination

Location: This position is based in Cape York NRM's Cooktown office, however, working from another appropriate regional centre maybe considered.

Classification: Band 3 Level 1

Employment term: Full-time fixed term until 30 June 2020

Salary range: From 1 July 2017 the base salary range is $73,496 to $79,554 per annum full time equivalent or $37.56 to $40.66 per hour.

Position Purpose

This position is responsible for working with industry groups, Great Barrier Reef regional Natural Resource Management (NRM) bodies, government and private agribusiness companies to plan and coordinate Reef water quality extension in the Cape York and Wet Tropics NRM Regions grazing industry.

You will be working with Regional Extension Coordinators within each of the Reef regions and the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries' Manager for Regional Extension Coordination to deliver Recommendation 3 of the Great Barrier Reef Water Science Taskforce's report for 'more effective, targeted and coordinated extension to support large scale management practice change'.

You will interact with a range of Australian and Queensland government funded projects delivering on-ground services to producers (including the Best Management Practice (BMP) programs, Major Integrated Projects (MIPs) and Reef Trust projects). You will assist in coordinating the delivery of those projects to ensure minimal duplication and maximised impact. You will work closely with the Paddock to Reef program to evaluate and report the effectiveness of extension and to help direct resources to priority areas.

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