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Senior Conservation Officer (101819)

Broadmeadows , VIC

Reference: 3920651

The Sustainable Environment Department is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual to fill the role of Senior Conservation Officer.

The Senior Conservation Officer is a position within the Land & Biodiversity Team that undertakes on-ground management of conservation reserves. You will be required to undertake on-ground management which involves the application of a range of integrated environmental management techniques such as weed control, revegetation, habitat creation and ecological burning, with the purpose of protecting and enhancing Hume City's conservation estate. You will assist with developing programmed works, implement the recommended actions, as well as supervise operational staff.

Key Skills:

  • A background in native vegetation management, particularly in relation to revegetation, regeneration, erosion control as well as, soil and site rehabilitation.
  • Working knowledge of native vegetation communities in the Victorian Volcanic Plains, its species (indigenous and introduced) and the impacts of land use management systems.
  • Ability to guide and mentor staff, trainees and volunteers, show initiative, recommend and implement work practice efficiency and adapt to change.

Company Profile

Hume City Council is a leader in local government and is recognised for its innovation, initiative, leadership, service, quality and support for its people.

Hume City is one of Australia's fastest-growing communities and with more people choosing to call Hume home, we're expected to welcome more than 57,000 new residents to our City over the next decade.

The organisation is currently undergoing a large recruitment drive, following a recent restructure. This restructure was undertaken to enable the organisation to meet the needs of our growing community and provide a greater focus on service areas and ensure we continue to provide high quality services, programs and projects.

What We Offer

With our high level of employee engagement, Hume City Council offers a great working environment where you can develop your career. We offer flexible work arrangements and other benefits, such as study assistance and interest free loans for public transport. Our strong commitment to social justice and the environment provides opportunities for employees to participate in programs like our White Ribbon and Green Teams.

For further information, view the attached position description or contact Damien Harrison on 9205 2376.

Applications close: 23 Jan 2018




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