The Biodiversity Conservation Trust (BCT) is established under Part 10 of the Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016. The BCT’s roles are to support and encourage landholders to enter agreements to conserve and protect biodiversity on private land, guided by the government’s Biodiversity Conservation Investment Strategy; secure biodiversity offsets when developers choose to pay into the Biodiversity Conservation Fund; and other activities that promote greater awareness of, appreciation and understanding of, biodiversity and the importance of conserving it.

Primary purpose of the role

  • The Senior Ecologist provides technical advice and guidance for ecological assessments and monitoring, and contributes to the delivery of the Trust’s biodiversity conservation prog

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