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Title:

Pest Officer

Advertiser:

NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service

Location:

Narrabri, NSW

Salary etc:

Salary $97,443, employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading

Ref:

0000880S

Do you have a passion for the protection of natural and cultural heritage of our National Parks and skills in contemporary pest and weed management? Do you have a passion for the protection of natural and cultural heritage of our National Parks and skills in contemporary pest and weed management?

  • Ongoing full time role
  • Located in Narrabri
  • Package includes starting salary $97,443, employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading

About the role

This is a great opportunity to contribute to the development, coordination, implementation and review of strategies, plans and programs undertaken for the effective management of pest species.

Each day you’ll help our operational staff and stakeholders to improve the way we manage pest species across our national parks and wider landscape. You’ll have opportunities to assist with planning and undertaking pest programs, undertake compliance activities around pesticides and record keeping, work with other government agencies and local communities to deliver key pest programs and assist with broad scale conservation programs across the north west and northern tablelands of NSW.

This opportunity is suited to an enthusiastic and committed team player with a high level of demonstrated experience in weed and pest animal management in natural landscapes.  We’re keen to hear from you if you also have the ability to interpret and apply relevant pest management legislation including the Biosecurity Act and the practical application of pesticides.

Essential requirements:

  • Demonstrated high level experience in the application of contemporary pest species management and control practices, identification of weed species.
  • Tertiary qualification (Bachelor level or above) in Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management or related disciplines or experience
  • Ability and willingness to participate in incident control operations, and willingness to fly in light aircraft.
  • A current Australian driver’s licence
  • Current NSW Firearms License or the ability to obtain one.

How to apply:

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Date published:

08-Apr-2021

Closing date:

22-Apr-2021




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