NRM Project Assistant


Northern Gulf Resource Management Group


Georgetown, Queensland

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Part-time (0.8 FTE). $55,090 - $59,631 p.a. pro rata. Fixed term to June 2022.

This position is required to work as part of the Northern Gulf Resource Management Group (NGRMG) team.

The Project Assistant will work directly with Project Officers to carry out a wide variety of activities associated with natural resource management such as soil sampling and surveying, collecting technical field data on private and public property, administrative tasks, providing workshop assistance and coordinating project logistics as required.

No specific qualifications are required, however Certificates in agriculture, conservation and land management, environmental science / environmental management or related fields would be highly regarded.

Selection Criteria

Management Accountability

  • Work effectively with diverse stakeholder groups (farmers, graziers, Indigenous landholders, community and industry groups, QPWS, government) and with staff of partner organisations on sustainable agriculture projects.
  • The ability to work within timeframes to ensure a consistent workflow and minimal project downtime to achieve team goals.

Technical Responsibilities

  • Understanding of sustainable agriculture principles and best practice natural resource management particularly in relation to agricultural and pastoral settings.
  • Experience with record keeping and general administrative duties.
  • Computer skills particularly Microsoft Office software.

Partnerships and Communication

  • Effectively communicate to engage and educate the public and promote effective public relations on behalf of projects.

Problem Solving

  • Be able to effectively communicate with others within the workplace and members of the public so that routine problems can be resolved.

Workplace Health and Safety and Personal Conduct

  • Knowledge of relevant Workplace Health and Safety considerations and demonstrated awareness of requirements for Employment Equity, Ethical Conduct and the AntiDiscrimination Act.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Certificate in agriculture, conservation and land management, environmental science / environmental management or related studies is advantageous but not essential.
  • Current open ‘C’ class driver’s license is essential.
  • Four wheel drive vehicle experience is desirable.
  • Working with Children Blue Card (or ability to obtain) is highly desirable.

To be appointed you must be an Australian citizen, have permanent residency status or a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

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