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Supervisor Conservation Team


Toowoomba Regional Council


Charlton Depot, Toowoomba, Queensland

Salary etc:

$65,834 - $70,875 p.a. + super, (Level 3). Permanent, Full-time.



The Toowoomba Region is about rich traditions and bold ambitions. Our long and proud agricultural history has evolved Toowoomba into Australia’s second largest inland city supporting diverse townships in the Council area and acting as a service centre for South West Qld and North West NSW. The region is boldly forging new opportunities around the Surat Basin resource sector, education, health, transport and massive infrastructure investments. Growth hasn’t come at the expense of liveability though, with Toowoomba twice voted in the top 5 most family friendly cities in Australia.

Toowoomba Regional Council services a regional population of 166,500 and employs a team of approximately 1,800 staff, dedicated and passionate about delivering excellent customer service to the community, residents and visitors throughout the region. We recognise that our success depends upon attracting and retaining skilled and talented staff and offer a wide variety of interesting challenges and opportunities to develop your career.

Lead The Conservation Team In The Parks And Recreation Services Branch At Toowoomba Regional Council

About the role

  • The Supervisor Conservation Team position will be responsible for supervising the Conservation and Firebreak Management teams to deliver day to day services associated with management of Council’s conservation reserves.
  • The Salary Range for this position is $65,834.43- $70,875.14 gross per annum plus 17.5% annual leave loading and up to 12.4% superannuation.
  • Enjoy the flexibility of work through a Workforce Flexibility Agreement - 9 Day Fortnight.
  • We are currently recruiting to this role as a Permanent Full-Time position.
  • This position will be based at Council's Principal Charlton Depot.

How to be successful in this position - Success Criteria

  1. Hold the mandatory qualification(s), training and/or experience, as outlined under the 'Success Criteria' in the Position Description (attached).
  2. Demonstrated skills in managing conservation areas and the undertaking of a number of minor works within a total works program.
  3. Demonstrated organisational skills to plan and coordinate activities within a number of minor works.
  4. Ability to exercise initiative in the application of established work procedures.
  5. Sound knowledge of operational methods associated with the management of Conservation reserves including but not limited to the management of: visitors; pests; fire; revegetation.
  6. Working knowledge of statutory requirements relevant to the management of conservation reserves.
  7. Demonstrated familiarity with and ability to apply a range of computer based administrative and reporting tasks.
  8. Demonstrated experience in supervising work teams of up to eight (8) people.
  9. Excellent customer service skills with the ability to provide accurate timely advice in a helpful and supportive manner.
  10. Commitment to Council’s Organisational Value and Behaviour of Teamwork.

How to apply:

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Closing date:

13-Dec-2021, 11:45pm