Field Officer


Bush Heritage


Yourka, Queensland

  • Incredible opportunity to work within a leading conservation organisation
  • Help deliver our vision of Healthy Country, protected forever
  • Full time 2 years fixed-term position

Bush Heritage is an independent not-for-profit that buys and manages land, and partners with Aboriginal people, to protect our irreplaceable landscapes and magnificent native species, forever.

About the role:

The Field Officer will work with the Healthy Landscape Manager Northern Savannah to ensure the day to day management of Yourka Reserve meets the goals of the Reserve Management Plans and Bush Heritage. As a Reserve-based position, the Field Officer will manage and work in collaboration with non-reserve staff to contribute to the operation of Yourka Reserve.

What you need to succeed:

You will have relevant work experience and hold certifications and training indicated in the Position Description that meet the requirements of this role.

You will be experienced in living and working in a remote environment. You will have experience in general rural/station maintenance skills, fencing, water supply and reticulation, road maintenance, steel and timber fabrication skills, operating and maintaining plant and equipment.

You will be a team player with ability to see the bigger picture, have an aptitude to improvise and think on your feet, and have a strong work ethic. You will be experienced in operating and recovering 4WD vehicles in a variety of conditions. It is essential that you have a manual Australian driver’s license.

Bush Heritage Australia actively encourages applicants from diverse groups and communities including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, those from culturally and linguistically diverse communities, women, people with diverse ability and LGBTIQ (sexuality and gender diverse and intersex) communities.

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