Field Crew Manager


Abzeco Pty Ltd


Sunshine North, Melbourne

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Abzeco is an innovative ecological consulting practice with expertise in flora and fauna survey and monitoring, Bushfire Management Plans, Habitat Hectare Assessment, Biodiversity Assessment Reports, Land Management Plans, Offset Management Plans, ecological management and restoration, weed mapping, salvage and translocation of rare or threatened flora and fauna species, design and implementation of pest control programs, expert environmental and conservation planning advice.

Abzeco is a fast-paced work environment where we champion good ideas, hard work, common sense and cooperation. Each day we work towards improving our methods, expanding our knowledge base, and keeping both our clients and our crew happy. The field crew typically consists of 10-15 people, including the Field Crew Manager, Team Leaders and a range of full time, part time and casual crew. 

Abzeco is seeking an experienced and energetic candidate for the Field Crew Manager position. The Field Crew Manager is an essential part of our core management team and is expected to think and work like a professional, which includes the ability to identify and carry out big-picture projects, communicate clearly and confidently with our clients and consultants, maintain an upbeat attitude, and to operate with autonomy. 

The Field Crew Manager works in conjunction with the Team Leaders to develop the crew’s schedule and priorities and is responsible for managing the day’s work, managing vehicle and equipment servicing and maintenance, and compiling quotations and works reports. The Field Crew Manager will ensure that all tasks are completed correctly, efficiently, safely and within budget while maintaining a positive work environment for crew members. Ideal candidates for this position will be motivated to regularly participate in hands-on field work alongside new and learning crew, and will lead by example in quality of work while also providing verbal instruction, encouragement, and constructive feedback to crew members. 

The Field Crew Manager must have consistent attention to detail and strong independent decision-making capabilities while remaining flexible and adaptable to changing situations. An ideal candidate should have excellent communication skills and be comfortable holding a group accountable to efficiency and quality standards and working with a broad range of field crew equipment. The field work can be physically demanding and requires someone who is motivated, has a good attitude, can tolerate working in inclement weather, and is able to carry out lifting where required.

The preferred candidate would have qualifications in botany and/or zoology and have experience working in an similar role.

Please see the Field Crew Manager Position Description for further details.

What we can offer the right person:

  • An excellent remuneration package
  • Secure long term employment

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