Advert ID: 20004713
Field Officer (Aboriginal Identified)
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Services
Total Remuneration package includes salary, $62,469 - $66,529 p.a. + super & leave loading (Field Officer Grade 1-4). Full-time. Temporary, full-time until 30/06/2021
Job Reference Number: 00007ABK
The Planning, Industry and Environment Cluster considers that being Aboriginal is a genuine occupational qualification under section 14d of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW). Only Aboriginal peoples are eligible to apply.
About the Role:
Undertakes construction, maintenance and improvements to park assets within NPWS parks and reserves, maintains heritage buildings and structures. Undertakes pest, weed and fire management activities including those in remote areas. Operates and maintains plant and equipment. Responds to visitor enquiries and may undertake compliance activities.
Contributes to ensuring DPIE & NPWS obligations and aims are met through the enhancement and preservation of the natural and cultural heritage values of parks. Performs works programs and conducts inspections of potential safety hazards to ensure that the public has access to appropriately maintained and safe recreational facilities. Supports & promotes positive relations with local Aboriginal communities.
This is a physically demanding role, requiring heavy muscular activity, lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling loads, bending, climbing, and driving a variety of vehicles. Field Officer applicants must meet the requirements of a firefighting medical which is inclusive of a clearance to undertake frontline firefighting roles. The applicant must pass the task-based fitness assessment to a moderate level within the probationary period (up to 12 months) and annually thereafter.
A Working With Children Check is not required for this role.
The Planning, Industry and Environment Cluster brings together the functions from the former Planning & Environment and Industry Clusters.
The new Cluster will drive for greater levels of integration and efficiency across key areas such as long-term planning, precincts, housing, property, infrastructure priorities, open space, the environment, our natural resources – land, water, mining – energy, and growing our industries. In particular, there will be a redoubling of emphasis on regional NSW.
Good to know:
A Recruitment Pool may be established for future roles with similar focus capabilities. The Recruitment Pool may be available to hiring managers from Planning and Environment Cluster and other NSW Public Sector agencies over an 18-month period.
Our commitment to diversity and flexibility:
The Planning, Industry and Environment Cluster strives to be an inclusive workplace for all people. We recognise that we operate in a diverse community and welcome and encourage applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans, refugees and those with disability.
We understand that flexibility means different things to different people and are committed to offering flexible work arrangements where and when possible.
How to apply:View details
Please read the following documents prior to preparing your application
Should you require further information about the role, please contact Andrew Fay on 0472 825 985. If you have any enquiries regarding the recruitment process, please contact Varvara Kuraeva on 02 8275 1829.
Applications close: Monday, 3 February 2020 at 11:59 pm.