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Game and Pest Management Advisory Board Member

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Job Listing Date
3 Sept 2019
Location
Sydney, CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Work Type
Part Time
Classification
CEO & General Management, Board Appointments

Game and Pest Management Advisory Board Member

  • Rare opportunity to join Game and Pest Management Advisory Board for NSW
  • Seeking to appoint up to eight qualified members to the Board
  • Advise on important matters relating to hunting and game and pest animal management

 

Game and Pest Management Advisory Board Members

Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals for appointment to the Game and Pest Management Advisory Board (the Board).

 

Up to eight members will be appointed to the Board, whose combined background, qualifications and experience will provide a range of expertise to effectively represent the interests of licensed game hunters in matters arising under the Game and Feral Animal Control Act 2002.

 

The Board ‘s primary role is to advise the Minister for Agriculture and Western NSW (the Minister) and the Department of Primary Industries (the Department) on important matters relating to hunting and game and pest animal management.

 

Board members are appointed by the Minister for a term of up to 5 years. A chairperson will also be appointed by the Minister from the Board’s members to perform the functions specific to that role.

 

The Board is independent of the Department (Game Licensing Unit), however, administration support for Board activities is provided by the Department.

 

About the Role

  • Represent the interests of licensed game hunters in matters arising under the Game and Feral Animal Control Act 2002;
  • Provide advice on request to the Minister or the Regulatory Authority on the game and feral animal control;
  • Provide advice on request to the Minister on priorities for expenditure on research from the Game and Pest Management Trust Fund; and
  • Provide advice to the Minister or the Regulatory Authority on educational courses relating to game hunting.

 

The Board is required to meet a minimum of 2 times per year, however, extraordinary meetings may be scheduled from time to time where an urgent matter needs to be considered by the Board. Some travel by members will be required to fulfil the responsibilities of the role.

 

Remuneration

Members of the Board and the Chairperson of the Board will be entitled to sitting fees of $220 per day for members and $350 per day for the Chairperson in accordance with the Classification and Remuneration Framework for NSW Boards and Committees. Meal, accommodation and travel reimbursements will also be available.

 

About You

The Board will be appointed according to the NSW Government Boards and Committees Guidelines February 2019. Candidates for the Board will need to demonstrate:

High-level demonstrated expertise, skill or knowledge in one or more of the following areas:

  • Game and feral animal hunting;
  • Pest animal management, education and/or research;
  • Wildlife management, education and/or research;
  • Veterinary science and/or practice;
  • Education;
  • Community engagement;
  • Knowledge of strategic planning processes.

 

You will also need to demonstrate knowledge of the workings of Government, especially the work of boards and committees and how they inform and impact upon policy. 

Ideally, you will possess the following:

  • The ability to formulate sound advice
  • Well-developed communication and negotiation skills
  • Experience working with industry, government and other partners
  • Knowledge of audit, reporting and risk management
  • Skills in summarising information and arguments
  • Sound communication and collaboration skills, and commitment to high ethical standards and teamwork
  • Ability to travel to meetings or other engagements of the Board as required.

 

If you would like to be considered for the position of Chairperson of the Game and Pest Management Advisory Board, please indicate your interest in your cover letter.

 

For detailed Board member and Chairperson position descriptions please click here.

 

To learn more about the NSW Department of Primary Industries Game Licensing Unit click here.

 

How To Apply: Applications must be submitted via the online application portal. To support your application, please attach your resume (including two referees who can verify how you meet the criteria above) and a cover letter outlining how you meet the requirements of the position.

 

Late applications will not be considered.

 

Closing Date: COB Friday 27 September 2019.

 

Enquiries: Dr Andrew Moriarty – Director DPI Game Licensing Unit andrew.moriarty@dpi.nsw.gov.au or 0407 295 879

  • Rare opportunity to join Game and Pest Management Advisory Board for NSW
  • Seeking to appoint up to eight qualified members to the Board
  • Advise on important matters relating to hunting and game and pest animal management

 

Game and Pest Management Advisory Board Members

Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals for appointment to the Game and Pest Management Advisory Board (the Board).

 

Up to eight members will be appointed to the Board, whose combined background, qualifications and experience will provide a range of expertise to effectively represent the interests of licensed game hunters in matters arising under the Game and Feral Animal Control Act 2002.

 

The Board ‘s primary role is to advise the Minister for Agriculture and Western NSW (the Minister) and the Department of Primary Industries (the Department) on important matters relating to hunting and game and pest animal management.

 

Board members are appointed by the Minister for a term of up to 5 years. A chairperson will also be appointed by the Minister from the Board’s members to perform the functions specific to that role.

 

The Board is independent of the Department (Game Licensing Unit), however, administration support for Board activities is provided by the Department.

 

About the Role

  • Represent the interests of licensed game hunters in matters arising under the Game and Feral Animal Control Act 2002;
  • Provide advice on request to the Minister or the Regulatory Authority on the game and feral animal control;
  • Provide advice on request to the Minister on priorities for expenditure on research from the Game and Pest Management Trust Fund; and
  • Provide advice to the Minister or the Regulatory Authority on educational courses relating to game hunting.

 

The Board is required to meet a minimum of 2 times per year, however, extraordinary meetings may be scheduled from time to time where an urgent matter needs to be considered by the Board. Some travel by members will be required to fulfil the responsibilities of the role.

 

Remuneration

Members of the Board and the Chairperson of the Board will be entitled to sitting fees of $220 per day for members and $350 per day for the Chairperson in accordance with the Classification and Remuneration Framework for NSW Boards and Committees. Meal, accommodation and travel reimbursements will also be available.

 

About You

The Board will be appointed according to the NSW Government Boards and Committees Guidelines February 2019. Candidates for the Board will need to demonstrate:

High-level demonstrated expertise, skill or knowledge in one or more of the following areas:

  • Game and feral animal hunting;
  • Pest animal management, education and/or research;
  • Wildlife management, education and/or research;
  • Veterinary science and/or practice;
  • Education;
  • Community engagement;
  • Knowledge of strategic planning processes.

 

You will also need to demonstrate knowledge of the workings of Government, especially the work of boards and committees and how they inform and impact upon policy. 

Ideally, you will possess the following:

  • The ability to formulate sound advice
  • Well-developed communication and negotiation skills
  • Experience working with industry, government and other partners
  • Knowledge of audit, reporting and risk management
  • Skills in summarising information and arguments
  • Sound communication and collaboration skills, and commitment to high ethical standards and teamwork
  • Ability to travel to meetings or other engagements of the Board as required.

 

If you would like to be considered for the position of Chairperson of the Game and Pest Management Advisory Board, please indicate your interest in your cover letter.

 

For detailed Board member and Chairperson position descriptions please click here.

 

To learn more about the NSW Department of Primary Industries Game Licensing Unit click here.

 

How To Apply: Applications must be submitted via the online application portal. To support your application, please attach your resume (including two referees who can verify how you meet the criteria above) and a cover letter outlining how you meet the requirements of the position.

 

Late applications will not be considered.

 

Closing Date: COB Friday 27 September 2019.

 

Enquiries: Dr Andrew Moriarty – Director DPI Game Licensing Unit andrew.moriarty@dpi.nsw.gov.au or 0407 295 879

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