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Casual Field Officer - Rockhampton, QLD

Casual
Based in Rockhampton, QLD

Overview
Greening Australia is a national, not-for-profit environmental organisation with a mission to conserve and restore landscapes at scale through collaborative, science-based and innovative conservation programs.

With teams in 30 locations around the country and more than 150 knowledgeable and expert staff, we are having a measurable and lasting impact on Australia’s unique environment through our programs, services and partnerships.

Function and Scope
Greening Australia Queensland are seeking candidates as casual field officers to work in our environmental restoration teams. The primary objective of the position is to work with our existing restoration teams to deliver in-field operations in an efficient, practical and safe manner. In-field operations involve works associated with maintenance and rehabilitation of bushland and other natural areas.

Key Position Accountabilities

Key areas of accountability and outcomes include:

• Work under direction to understand the project schedule of the project;
• Actively participate in start-of-day pre-start safety meetings;
• Complete project tasks as required to meet operational targets. Tasks may include weed control through chemical, mechanical and manual methods, revegetation works and site rehabilitation;
• Assist in preparing daily work reports, job progress reports and other reporting as required;
• Ensure the vehicle fleet and fixed assets (including brush cutters, chainsaw, hand tools and power tools) are well-maintained;
• Identify opportunities and ways of working better in the field;
• Ensure safe working practices and a safe work environment are maintained within projects as per the Workplace Health and Safety Policy;
• Other duties as advised. Please refer to the complete Accountability Statement attached.

Key Selection Criteria

Candidates must possess:

• Manual drivers licence, 4WD experience preferable. Boat operation license highly regarded.
• Experience in revegetation, landscaping or associated field work. Bush regeneration, horticulture or landscape qualifications highly regarded.
• Applied knowledge of weed control methods and associated accreditation.
• The knowledge and use of small plant and equipment. Chainsaw qualifications highly regarded.
• First aid certificate preferable but not essential.
• Physically fit, honest and reliable and the ability to follow direction and work within a supportive team.

Please submit your application including:
1. A brief cover letter outlining your suitability for the position.
2. Curriculum vitae listing two current referees.

Submit applications to [email protected]

Applications close: 31 May 2019

For further information, please contact Maryanne Smith, Senior Project Officer on 0439 745 366 or email [email protected]