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Co-ordinator – Geographe Catchment Council
We are seeking a self-motivated individual to provide leadership and coordination for the Geographe Catchment Council (GeoCatch). 
 

GeoCatch is a catchment management group working in partnership with the community, industry and agencies to care for the Geographe Bay Catchment. We have been the Community’s voice in the Catchment for 25 years, formed in response to growing concern for the health of Geographe Bay and other waterways.

This position is responsible for providing leadership and coordination to the Geographe Catchment Council (GeoCatch) and maintaining strong partnerships with government agencies, natural resource management groups and the broader community.

Key roles:

– Manage and support GeoCatch staff to foster a strong GeoCatch team.

– Coordinate delivery and reporting of GeoCatch projects including ensuring meeting of contract milestones, reporting requirements and budget.

– Oversee GeoCatch procurement and finance with support from the GeoCatch Treasurer.

– Provide strategic support to the GeoCatch board and Chair to build capacity in the board.

– Work with the Department of Water and partners to deliver priorities under the Revitalising Geographe Waterways program.

– Seek funding and partnership agreements for new projects to implement the Geographe Catchment Strategy.

– Facilitate partnerships between GeoCatch and industry, government and other NRM organisations to implement Geographe Catchment Strategy.

– Represent GeoCatch on external groups and events. 

The successful applicant will have professional qualifications and/or substantial equivalent experience in natural resource management or environmental science. Demonstrated experience of managing natural resource management projects will be viewed favourably.

For more information, including job description and application requirements, or if you have a specific question, please email GeoCatch at geocatch@dwer.wa.gov.au

 

Expressions of Interest – Community Representation on the Geographe Catchment Council 

Community positions on the Geographe Catchment Council are currently available. 

Expressions of interest to join GeoCatch are invited from residents who live in the Catchment (Capel through to Dunsborough) and have strong negotiation and networking skills. Active involvement in natural resource management or an agricultural background would be considered favourably.

New appointments will have a term of up to 4 years.

GeoCatch has been operating for twenty-three years coordinating sustainable land and water management programs in the Geographe Bay Catchment. Activities are directed by a community- based council that meets up to eight times a year. Sitting fees are paid to eligible community members.

GeoCatch is committed to achieving a diverse board membership and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

For an application pack please email Jen Mitchell at jen.mitchell@dwer.wa.gov.au or phone 9781 0111