Title:

Rangeland Officer

Advertiser:

The Lucas Group

Location:

Barkly Ranges, Northern Territory

Salary etc:

Salary negotiable based on skills and experience

Ref:

TL3243

  • Industry leader in sustainable beef production
  • Sustainable resource management
  • Barkly Tablelands, NT

Company

As one of Australia’s largest cattle and beef producers, this company’s commitment to environmental sustainability is at the forefront of their pastoral operations’ success.

This innovative environmental management strategy helps protect the resources on which their production systems are based, through the development of grazing strategies to optimise sustainable production and improve land condition.

An opportunity has opened to join the environmental team to help oversee the sustainable management of the production system while supporting the adoption of new pastoral management technologies across the company’s Barkly Tablelands Stations.

Position

Reporting to the Environmental Manager, the Rangelands Officer will be accountable for providing technical services through the development of grazing strategies as well as having a hands-on role in a range of other natural resource management practices and contributing to innovation, research and development. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide technical support in the sustainable management of pastures and the development of grazing strategies to optimise sustainable production
  • Undertake field activities including pasture, environment and production monitoring, forage budgeting, weed management and other rangelands management activities
  • Engage with the pastoral production team to build strong and effective relationships and provide advice to develop sustainable rangelands management solutions
  • Contribute to innovation, research and development relating to continuous improvement in sustainable production practises

Skills and Experience

  • Strong knowledge of natural resource management and environmental issues with a focus on pastoral industry
  • Excellent organisational skills overseeing day to day planning, as well as project management, within a logistically busy and diverse environment
  • Confidence with technology ensuring it drives innovation and efficiency throughout the business, utilising GIS, NDVI and other vegetation management tools
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

Qualifications

  • Post-secondary degree qualifications in Environmental Science, Agricultural Science, Natural Resource Management or equivalent
  • Current unencumbered driver’s licence and experience in off-road driving
  • Current First Aid certificate or willingness to complete

Remuneration

An attractive remuneration package, including comfortable accommodation and work vehicle, will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

For more information, or to apply, click 'View details' below.

How to apply:

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Date published:

15-Mar-2019

Closing date:

ASAP


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