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Pest Management Officer - Bon Bon Station Reserve

Employer: Bush Heritage Australia
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time
Classification/s: Conservation & Land Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Regional SA

Job posted on: 13 July, 2018.
Applications close: 12 August, 2018. (Expired)

  • Full time role
  • 12-month fixed term contract with potential to extend
  • Based on our Bon Bon Station Reserve in South Australia

Bush Heritage Australia, a national leader in landscape-scale conservation, is seeking a Pest Management Officer.

Our vision of Healthy Country, protected forever sees us where we are needed most: in areas of high conservation value with low levels of protection. With the help of our donors, we protect and help manage 6.2 million hectares of land across the country. In our mission to return the bush to good health, we provide habitat for more than 5,800 native species, including at least 235 threatened species. Two proven approaches underline what we do: we carefully select, purchase and manage landscapes of high conservation value; and we work in partnership with others, including Traditional Owners, to achieve key conservation outcomes.

About the role

This role is responsible for the implementation of the pest animal control strategy on Bon Bon Station Reserve. The role is directly linked to providing essential management of key threats identified to the success of the burrowing bettong project and to our conservation targets for Bon Bon Station Reserve.

What you need to succeed

  • Experience working as part of a conservation program with sound understanding of integrated pest management practices
  • Experience with firearms including relevant licenses and training
  • Current manual driver’s licence with demonstrated 4WD and 4WD recovery experience
  • First aid certificate & police clearance certificate
  • Ability to collect and manage field data
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, email and basic software packages
  • Ability to communicate with a range of stakeholders from a diverse background and maintain effective relationships
How to apply for this job

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.