Senior Land Services Officer (Native Vegetation Land Management) | (QL631)

Senior Land Services Officer (Native Vegetation Land Management) | (QL631)

21 Nov
Department of Regional NSW
Wagga Wagga

21 Nov

Department of Regional NSW

Wagga Wagga

- Fixed term, full-time position until 30 June 2023

- Location negotiable across the Murray LLS region

- Salary starting from $99,431pa + super

- Join a team of professionals to deliver best practice native vegetation land management outcomes across the Murray Local Land Services region

We encourage applicants from all backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans, refugees, and people with disability. We support an inclusive workplace where staff have access to opportunities and resources at all levels, enabling our team members to drive innovation, productivity and delivery of high-quality services.

We provide dignified access to reasonable adjustments both during the recruitment process and in the workplace. If you require reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process, please call or text the contact for this role.

Are you passionate about helping farmers manage their native vegetation so they can balance sustainable development with biodiversity conservation outcomes? If the answer is yes, you should apply to be a member of the Murray Local Land Services Land Management team.

Join our team of professionals who have a ‘can do’ attitude and work together effectively to help our customers. The position is based in the beautiful Murray region and will involve field work in assessing native vegetation and working with landholders to find the most practical pathways to manage native vegetation for both production and environmental benefit.

About the Role:

In this role you will work with landholders to implement land management legislation and undertake the assessment of related applications, lead projects, advise on best practice and their responsibilities under the Land Management Framework.

We’re looking for people to join the team – people who are passionate about rural land management and biodiversity conservation and are keen to make a difference by working with landholders to deliver land management outcomes. Check out this case study to see this work in action!

About You:

To be successful you’ll ideally have:

- Previous experience and/or qualifications in Land Management and/or Natural Resource Management;

- Demonstrated ability to understand and accurately interpret legislation and provide timely advice;

- Knowledge of native vegetation and sustainable land management practices;

- Previous experience engaging and forming strong relationships with landholders;

- Proven experience in leading and taking charge of projects, with strong written and verbal communication skills;

- Previous experience supervising team members, following processes and providing support where needed;

- Current Driver Licence and the ability and willingness to travel and perform field work such as inspections and assessments.

Having a positive and solution-focused attitude, you’ll be able to think creatively and solve complex problems for both yourself and others as they arise. You’ll also be able to work autonomously with limited supervision and to get things done.

Applying is easy! Simply submit your resume and a cover letter which tells us why working as a Senior Land Services Officer for Murray Local Land Services is for you, and we’ll get back to you after the closing date.

Closing Date: Sunday 5th December 2021 @ 11:55pm.

Want to know more? Just contact David Stein, Acting Team Leader Land Management on 0427 012 862 or via [email protected], or Fin Martin, Manager Land Services, 0418 402 572 or [email protected] You can also download the role description.

Additional Information:

A talent pool may be created from this recruitment action for ongoing and temporary roles of the same standard that may become available for filling over the next eighteen months. The successful applicant in this role may be required to undergo a police check, health assessment and other assessments as required.

Please note that NSW Government expects all NSW government sector employees who can be safely vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine to do so.

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