Senior Conservation Officer


Hume City Council


Broadmeadows, Melbourne, Victoria

Salary etc:

$69,521 p.a. (Band 4) + applicable allowances & super. Full-time.


101819 (Job ID: 5461514)

Do you have experience and expertise in conservation land management?

Are you passionate about enhancing native vegetation and increasing biodiversity assets?

Hume City Council has an opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced person to join our team as a Senior Conservation Officer.

We are looking for someone to join our small team of highly experienced conservation officers who have high level technical skills in an array of land management practices, including prescribed burning. The team work on Council owned and managed conservation reserves and have a thorough knowledge of the native vegetation values of Hume, as well as their threats.

Key Skills

  • Extensive experience in vegetation management, particularly in relation to revegetation, regeneration, landscaping, erosion control, as well as soil and site rehabilitation.
  • Sound native and indigenous plant identification skills, specifically species of the Victorian Volcanic Plains.
  • Ability to organise staff to implement a scheduled works program

Company Profile

Hume City Council is a leader in local government and is recognised for its innovation, initiative, leadership, service, quality and support for its people.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a safe working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion and the principles of gender equality.

Our Council recognises the value of the diversity and strength of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures to the heritage of all Australians.

We have zero tolerance for child abuse and adheres to the Victorian Child Safe Standards and related legislation. Our people are required to observe child safe requirements and support the safety, participation, wellbeing and empowerment of children.

Our strong commitment to social justice and the environment provides opportunities for employees to participate in various programs.

We offer flexible work arrangements and a range of other employee benefits to support employee's work life balance.

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