Landcare Facilitator - Eastern & South Eastern Mallee


TMC Enviro


Birchip, Victoria

This is a full-time placement until 30 June 2019, that supports the South Eastern Mallee Landcare Consortium and the Eastern Mallee Landcare consortium. Whilst head office is located in Birchip, flexible working arrangements will be offered to the preferred candidate.

We are looking for a community minded, highly motivated and skilled person to join our team.  Ideally, you will have considerable experience in conservation land management and will be post-graduate degree qualified.

The Landcare Facilitator role will be distributed evenly between 13 Landcare Groups.  This position supports the groups through direct involvement in short, medium and long term strategic planning.

The role will assist the Landcare Groups with the following;

  • Administration and project coordination
  • Attracting new funding and membership
  • Monitoring and reporting on project delivery
  • Supporting educational initiatives and Junior Landcare

Suitable candidates for this placement will have the following;

  • Qualification in Environmental Science or a related discipline (or equivalent demonstrated experience in a similar position)
  • A sound understanding of Landcare and the natural environment
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, and experience dealing with a broad range of people including but not limited to; single farmer clients, community groups, government bodies, scientists, corporate bodies and funding bodies
  • Excellent written communication skills, and experience in preparing grant submissions, project plans, promotional materials and strategic plans
  • Previous experience working with community groups and local government
  • Ability to work in a highly productive environment with time pressures whilst managing multiple tasks
  • Advanced computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets and database applications
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a productive team member

The preferred candidate will be required to complete a pre-employment medical, and a provide minimum of two referees.

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