Interpretation, Information and Education Officer job in Gippsland VIC at Parks Victoria

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Employer - Parks Victoria
Job title - Interpretation, Information and Education Officer
Job Description

Reference: VG/30914
Join Parks Victoria to develop and deliver a range of contemporary and enjoyable interpretive, information and educational programs!
Motivate and connect visitors to parks!
Diversify your experience in a passionate and dedicated team environment
Fixed term, full time role located in the iconic Tidal River
About the branch
The Regional Services Division provides service delivery of initiatives, programs and on ground works to conserve environments, protect culture and heritage, manage and improve visitor facilities and support fire and emergency management.
The Regional resources will support environmental, social and economic outcomes for rural, regional and urban communities. Service delivery is managed and delivered within the demands of the Divisional Action Plan and the requirements of the Division's statewide fire and emergency role and in partnership with community and government agencies.
The focus of the South Gippsland District is to manage a diverse range of parks and reserves including Wilsons Promontory National Park, Wonthaggi State Coal Mine, Nooramunga Marine and Coastal Park and Yallock-Bulluk Marine and Coastal Park. Staff working within the District are responsible for providing efficient and effective implementation of a broad range of complex park management functions including natural, cultural and built asset management, visitor management and services, stakeholder management, park planning and emergency response.
About the role and your responsibilities:
As the Interpretation, Information and Education Officer (II&E), your primary focus is to assist the Functional Coordinator (Team Leader - II&E) with the development and delivery of a range of contemporary and enjoyable interpretive, information and educational programs, experiences and products that aim to motivate and connect visitors to parks and assist visitors and students to develop a deeper and stronger relationship with their environment and heritage.
In this role, you will utilise techniques to encourage visitors to think about their attitudes and behaviours relating to parks; combining entertainment, learning and visitor involvement to enhance the quality of the experience for the visitor. You will also build strong relationships with line managers, staff and key stakeholders across the organisation, as well as assist in designing and organising activities and information to meet the specific learning needs of school groups.
To be successful for this role you will need:
A tertiary qualification in Education or similar is preferable.
Demonstrated experience in planning and presenting face to face programs to customers.
Demonstrated experience in a customer service position is desirable.
A current employee Working with Children Check
Your application must include:
Your current Resume
A cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria (KSC) as outlined in the position description
Join our innovative organisation and enjoy what you do, apply today!
Application Closing date: Sunday 26 July 2020
Only people with Australian Citizenship, Permanent Residency or a non-citizen with a valid visa that provides work rights may apply for this position.
Parks Victoria requires all prospective employees to undergo a National Police Record Check prior to commencing employment.
Parks Victoria is committed to child safety and has zero tolerance for child abuse and all forms of harm to ch
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Job Location Gippsland VIC
Date Posted 10 Jul 2020
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