Bush Regeneration Field Officer


Northern Beaches Council



Salary etc:

$56,224 - $65,342 p.a. + super. Permanent, Full-time.


Position Number P03014

Stretching from Palm Beach to Manly, the Northern Beaches boasts more than half of all the beaches in Sydney and a population of more than 270,000. Northern Beaches Council was created in 2016 through the three councils of Manly, Pittwater and Warringah coming together to deliver the highest quality services to the community. Exciting new infrastructure projects and community programs have quickly demonstrated the positive impact the new council is having.

Role Purpose

Reporting to the Bush Regeneration Site Supervisor, the Bush Regeneration Field Officer is responsible for undertaking bushland restoration and maintenance activities within the Northern Beaches Council area which includes:

  • Weed control.
  • Revegetation works.
  • Erosion control works.
  • Bushfire hazard reduction works.
  • Attending to customer requests.
  • Proactive engagement with the community and meeting the requirements of Council’s Customer Experience Strategy.

Key Responsibilities

  • Undertake skilled bushland regeneration and restoration activities, including handling and application of herbicides.
  • Participate in bushfire hazard reduction activities including manual removal of fuel and preparation of sites for hazard reduction burns.
  • Action customer requests related to ECC Business Unit as required.
  • Report environmental hazards or vandalism which may pose a risk to the public or require investigation for compliance actions to be undertaken.
  • Assist with invasive species control programs as required.
  • Assist with bush regeneration contract management as required.
  • Support the activities undertaken by other teams with the ECC Business Unit as required.
  • Undertake other operational activities as required.

There aren’t many employers who offer career and lifestyle in a single package, but Northern Beaches Council does. We offer an attractive workplace, including:

  • Genuine work-life balance and flexible working arrangements.
  • Employee wellness program and a range of lifestyle benefits.
  • Values based culture and a teams oriented working environment.
  • A culture of supporting continuous professional development.
  • High level of technological innovation and systems.

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