Advert ID: 20006136
Biosecurity Weeds Inspector
Hawkesbury River County Council
About the business
Hawkesbury River County Council is a local government organisation that covers one-third of the greater Sydney area. Our roles are focussed on landscape weed management, weeds regulation of the Biosecurity Act, environmental education, and natural resource management.
About the role
You will perform weed inspections, surveillance, and the implementation of the Biosecurity Act 2015 for weeds over an area of 3,800km2. You will utilise a GIS system to assist you in recording information and data. You will work as an Authorised Officer under the Biosecurity Act 2015. You will educate the community about weeds and guide landowners to achieve better land management outcomes. You will record your results and achievement regularly.
Benefits and perks
The area of work covers one-third of Greater Sydney and contains a diversity of landscapes and ecosystems. From the Blue Mountains to rivers, wetlands, and prime agricultural land. You will be entitled to a lease-back (private use) vehicle. You will be entitled to a pay-for-performance scheme. You will be provided training in the Biosecurity Act if you do not already possess this. You will be encouraged to attend conferences and take other opportunities to continually grow your skills.
Skills and experience
You will be highly organised, act at all times with integrity. You will be a solid communicator and possess an excellent understanding of weed identification, control, and strategy.
You must read the Position Description located here: http://hrcc.nsw.gov.au
You MUST address the following "Essential Criteria" in the Cover Letter of your application:
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See below to download the Position Description.
You MUST address the below question in a separate document.
“Provide an example of wherein a volunteer or professional capacity, you had to implement conflict management techniques in a stressful environment, What where these techniques and what was the result of their implementation?”
ALL applications are to be made via https://www.seek.com.au/job/
Applications close at 5pm on the 18th of September 2020.
Position Description - Biosecurity_Weeds_Inspector_2020.pdf