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Title:

Land Management Technician, Bush Regeneration

Advertiser:

Kleinfelder Australia

Location:

Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter, NSW

Do you want to be part of a well-resourced and experienced land management team? One with the scope to work on a diverse range of challenging projects in the Newcastle and wider Hunter region?

If you have the drive and desire to move your career to a company focused on connecting the best people to the best work, then we want to hear from you.

Kleinfelder is an environmental and engineering consulting firm, built on a track record of proven success and long-term relationships.  Our successes have been driven by a team of enthusiastic and dedicated professionals who have found the scope and opportunity to grow with us.

The Company

Kleinfelder is an environmental and engineering consulting firm, built on a track record of proven success and long-term relationships.  Our successes have been driven by a team of enthusiastic and dedicated professionals who have found the scope and opportunity to grow with us.

Due to our success and growth, an opportunity has arisen for qualified and experienced Bush Regenerators who want to further develop their career into an exciting role to join our Newcastle team.

If you have the drive and desire to move your career to a company focussed on connecting great people to the best work, then we want to hear from you.

The Role

In this role you will be undertaking various vegetation management and rehabilitation activities for private industry and government authorities as a member of a professional team.

Tasks that are part of the role include weed control and bush regeneration, native tree planting, brush-cutting, hand weeding, chemical spraying, vegetation clearing for bushfire management and more.

Successful applicants that join our team will have demonstrated work ethic, be fit and punctual, and display excellent communication skills. You will have the ability to work effectively as part of a team and show initiative where required, follow instructions and have a willingness and desire to improve your skills and knowledge in bushland restoration and plant identification.

About you

You will bring:

  • Qualifications in Terrestrial Conservation and/or Land Management, horticulture, landscaping or similar.
  • At least 12 months weed control experience including herbicide application (high volume and backpack), brushcutting, and manual control techniques.
  • A general knowledge of vegetation communities including local native plant and weed species.
  • Practical knowledge of work health and safety policies and procedures, risk management practice and principles.
  • Ability to operate vehicles and field equipment.
  • Physical fitness, a solid work ethic, self-motivation and ability to function in a team environment.
  • A current NSW driver's licence.
  • White Card (construction induction).
  • ACDC/ChemCert qualifications;
  • 5-day availability (Mon – Fri)
  • Must be available to regularly work away from home for up to 5 days at a time.
  • Strong attention to detail and company policies, codes and values.
  • A proven track record of hard work.

Applicants will be highly regarded if they have:

  • Senior First Aid.
  • Chainsaw qualifications.
  • 1 to 2 years on-ground experience in industry including vegetation management, bush regeneration, horticulture, landscaping, arborist or relevant land management roles.
  • Strong knowledge and identification of weeds and weed control methods.

Successful applicants must be willing to undergo a pre-employment medical (including drug screen testing). Offers of employment are conditional on being medically and physically fit for the job.

Why Kleinfelder?

You will join our Newcastle team of environmental professionals and have the opportunity to work on a diverse range of projects. You will enjoy the benefits that come from working for an international multidisciplinary consultancy with access to industry leaders from Kleinfelder’s Technical Network.

Kleinfelder is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Kleinfelder Casual Land Management Employees are employed under the Gardening and Landscaping Services Award 2010 where you will be paid above award rates.

How to apply:

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Date published:

14-Sep-2021

Closing date:

01-Oct-2021