Advert ID: 20005378
Local Landcare Coordinator (pt)
Hovells Creek Landcare Group
Cowra / Boorowa area, NSW
Part-time (16 hours/week ongoing from June 2020)
We are seeking a motivated and committed person to fill a part-time Local Landcare Coordinator position working in the Hovells Creek area and based within the district, including in the Boorowa, Cowra and environs area.
Duties and Role:
The successful applicant will help develop and manage landcare activities, assist in the running of the group, undertake monitoring and evaluations of landcare activities; help design and document new landcare proposals, liaise with other landcare groups and landcare staff, and plan and implement communication and information activities. All of this is to be undertaken with the overall objective of supporting sustainable land use and the natural environment in the HCLG area.
The successful applicant will at times be required to be flexible in their working hours, which will involve some attendance at out-of-hours activities and some travel.
Hovells Creek Landcare Group is a largely farm family-based, not for profit, community group located in the central west region of NSW approximately 40 km to the south east of Cowra and approximately 300km from Sydney. The group meets bi-monthly and organises regular guest speakers, on-property field days and a range of project activities.
Since its establishment in 1996 members have fenced 29km of waterways and 130 ha of remnant vegetation to exclude livestock, and have planted 55,000 native trees and shrubs. The group has successfully managed three Natural Heritage Trust grants, four Community Action grants and coordinated several LCMA-funded projects on member properties and public land.
How to apply:View details
Details of the Position, including position description (see below) and selection criteria, can be obtained by referring to the HCLG website www.hovellscreeklandcare.org.au or by contacting Keith Hyde, HCLG on 0417 488 148.
Closing date: Friday, 5 June 2020.
Position Description - HCLG LLC Position Description 2020.pdf