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Australian Antarctic Program   Australia

Operations Planning Officer

Governance, NGO, Public sector
Non Polar
2 weeks ago
Under broad direction, the key duties of the role are:
  • Conduct glaciological dynamic terrain and site assessments of deep field locations for
    operations including landing sites, and other on ice and snow field operations. This

    • Procurement of appropriate satellite imagery
    • Use of geo-spatial information systems to merge multiple data streams to interpret glaciological features of operational interest
    • Delivery of glaciology and remote sensing reports
  • Liaise with technical and non-technical stakeholders, facilitate and lead planning groups.
  • Manage planning of and reporting for projects within a project management framework including:
    • Manage multiple remote sensing assessments and reporting simultaneously, in a dynamic operational environment.
    • The production of concise and operationally relevant Field Location Assessment Group (FLAG) reports.
    • Support the development of project Service Level Agreements in a timely manner which align with priorities, available resources and AAD operating procedures.
  • Undertake a lead role in planning general support for a range of AAP projects and activities.
  • As required work within the Operations and Logistics Branch to assist:
    • the AAD Incident Management Team
    • the development and implementation of operational policies and practices required for the safe and effective delivery of operational support
    • undertake project work for other sections within the Operations and Logistics Branch to support Branch priorities
  • There is the opportunity that the successful applicant may, from time to time (and subject to medical suitability), undertake duties within Antarctica or the sub-Antarctic to maintain direct and current knowledge of the actual operating environment.

Contact Officer: Anthony Hull – 62323292 or email Anthony.Hull@aad.gov.au




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