Advert ID: 20002113
Senior Field Officer (2 positions)
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
Wanaaring and Weilmoringle, North West NSW
$77,282. Package includes salary ($66,349 - $70,282), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading. Full-Time, ongoing.
About the Role
The Senior Field Officer undertakes works and maintenance programs efficiently, within budget and set time frames to enhance and preserve natural and cultural heritage and resources as well as the provision of high quality and safe recreational facilities for the public.
The Department of Planning & Environment is the lead NSW Government agency in planning for a growing NSW. The Department is going through an exciting period of organisational and operational change.
The Department’s vision - “Planning for growing NSW: inspiring strong communities, protecting our environment” - provides the benchmark for our partnership and leadership approach to engaging and working collaboratively with key State and Local Government, community and industry stakeholders to deliver better outcomes in the areas of planning, local government and the environment.
National Parks and Wildlife Service manages, conserves and cares for the land in national parks and reserves. NPWS links customer, conservation and cultural outcomes in a sustainable way by building participation in the management and use of parks.
The role of Senior Field Officer, including firefighting related activities, is very physically demanding, requiring heavy muscular activity, lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling loads, bending, climbing, and driving a variety of vehicles. Senior Field Officer applicants must meet the requirements of a specific medical assessment, which is inclusive of a clearance to undertake the fitness test for firefighting fitness roles. The applicant must pass the task-based fitness assessment to a moderate level within the probationary period (12 months).
The role holder must obtain certification at the appropriate level prior to undertaking firefighting/incident control duties.
A Recruitment Pool may be established for future ongoing and temporary roles with similar focus capabilities. The Recruitment Pool may be available to hiring managers from OEH and other NSW Public Sector agencies over a 12-month period.
The NPWS is a non-smoking workplace and smoking is not permitted in national parks.
Our commitment to diversity and flexibility
At the Planning and Environment Cluster, we believe a diverse and inclusive workforce contributes to the success of our business and are committed to ensuring that our workforce reflects the communities of NSW.
We understand that flexibility means different things to different people and are committed to offering flexible work arrangements where and when possible.
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Please read the following documents prior to preparing your application
There are 2 roles available, 1 role in Wanaaring and 1 role in Weilmoringle (both locations are 180-220km from Bourke in Western NSW). You will be asked to identify which role you are applying for and confirm that you understand the locality of the roles in the Pre-Screening Questions.
Should you require further information about the role please contact Bernard Davis 0428 747 373.
Applications close: Wednesday, 19 December 2018 (Interviews to be held in January 2019).