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New South Wales Field Team Member - Dubbo / Sydney

  • Work Type: Casual
  • Location: Sydney or Dubbo, New South Wales
  • Salary: $24.50 per hour
  • Position Start Date: 23rd March 2020 

About GreenCollar

GreenCollar is Australia’s largest dedicated Environmental Markets advisor and investor. Our team works to understand the environmental values of the land and enable stakeholders to access innovative finance to implement projects with positive environmental and economic outcomes. GreenCollar is the largest provider of abatement under the Australian Governments Emissions Reduction Fund.

Our clients range from landholders, research groups, non-government organisations, corporations and the Government. To give best value, we bring together an equally diverse and skilled team of scientists, environmental specialists, lawyers and finance professions.

The role 

GreenCollar is looking for casual field staff to join our teams working in remote locations across Australia. Our field teams carry out monitoring and biomass surveys for native forest protection and regeneration carbon farming projects. There is potential for the right candidates to be involved in innovative projects as GreenCollar expands into new and exciting environmental markets. 

It is important that all applicants understand that conditions can be mentally and physically challenging at times due to weather and terrain, limited accommodation facilities, limited communication in remote areas and close working relationships with other team members. 

Field trips are typically 10 – 12 days long in teams of 2 – 8 and involve:

  • Data collection
  • Hiking through bush
  • Driving long distances and driving off-road
  • Equipment maintenance and calibration
  • Navigation in remote areas
  • Camping onsite project properties, often without running water, electricity or mobile coverage
  • Compliance with regulatory requirements and internal risk practices at all times
  • Working closely with other team members for extended periods

Required skills and attributes:

  • Good level of fitness
  • Desire to work outdoors, to work hard, and to be accepting of all weather conditions and terrain
  • Unrestricted Class C drivers licence
  • Must be able to drive manual vehicles
  • Current valid senior first aid and CPR qualifications
  • A passion for the environment and sustainability with consistent behaviours to match
  • Positive can-do attitude and the ability to work well in a team
  • Ability to work away from home regularly and for extended periods

Desired skills and attributes

  • Knowledge of Australian plants
  • 4WD experience or qualifications
  • Wilderness or Remote First Aid qualifications
  • Experience in similar roles 

Diversity, Equity and Inclusive workplace policy

Diversity, equity and inclusion are fundamental values held by GreenCollar and is at the core of what we do, and how we do it. We recognise that a diverse and varied workforce is an asset to our company and crucial to our long-term success. 

GreenCollar sees diversity as a strength and reflective of the society and client-base in which we live. We are proud to have a staff and stakeholder population with diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences that can be leveraged to provide the best client and employee engagement possible. 

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