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Field Officer - Tarcutta Reserve


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

Job posted on: 05 July, 2019.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

  • Fantastic opportunity to work in conservation and land management
  • 3-year fixed term contract part time role with flexible hours
  • Located at our stunning Tarcutta Hills Reserve 

This is an exceptional opportunity to make a very real contribution to the protection of the Australian bush.

Bush Heritage an independent not-for-profit that buys and manages land, and partners with Aboriginal people, to protect our irreplaceable landscapes and magnificent native species, forever. 

Our vision of healthy country protected forever sees us work where we’re needed most: in areas of high conservation value with low levels of protection. With the help of our donors, we protect and help manage more than 8 million hectares, providing habitat for almost 6000 native species, including at least 239 threatened species.  

About the role

You will be responsible for undertaking and coordinating projects, as well as engaging with variety of people including Traditional Owners. You will be responsible for delivering activities associated with a three-year grant agreement and Management Plan. These activities will include revegetation, weed management, pest animal control and ecological monitoring, as well as managing contractors and meeting procurement, reporting and administration tasks associated with the grant. You will also be responsible for equipment and infrastructure maintenance, WHS, fencing, track and access maintenance, and supporting engagement activities with volunteers, neighbours and donors. 

About you

You will have a passion for conservation and practical work experience in land management and natural resource management coupled with demonstrated ability to work independently.

A position description is attached.

We are also recruiting for a Field Officer based on our Scottsdale Reserve – see here for details about the role and how to apply.

How to apply for this job

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