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Title:

Landscape Designer

Advertiser:

Mulloon Consulting

Location:

Flexible workplace, Canberra region preferred

Salary etc:

TBC for the right candidate

At Mulloon Consulting (MC) we believe in regenerative agriculture.  Our innovative approach works to re-establish the natural function, fertility and resilience of agricultural landscapes and incorporates the work of a range of ground-breaking regenerative farmers. 

MC is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Mulloon Institute, a world class research, education and advocacy organisation.  We provide technical advice to landholders on restoring natural landscape function; landscape rehydration; and rebuilding soil fertility. For more information about MC visit www.mulloonconsulting.com.au

You will be part of a small close knit team that works with landholders, NGOs, Industry and government to generate innovative management solutions including detailed designs for surface and groundwater management.  Key tasks will include:

  • determining the current hydrological regime in agricultural settings;
  • assessing how historical hydrological processes can be reintroduced to reinstate environmental values and restore productive agricultural systems;
  • managing and remediate erosion in agricultural and riparian settings
  • planning and design landscape interventions including permeable bed control structures and contours to a standard suitable for construction
  • overseeing construction of landscape interventions

You will have a mid level role with the opportunity for mentoring from our key senior technical team and for developing your skills and working independently.  Reporting directly to the General Manager of MC, you will become a key team member building our reputation for technical excellence and helping to deliver the goals of MC and the Mulloon Institute.  

If you possess sound technical skills in hydrology for landscape rehydration and are passionate about effecting change in regenerative environmental and agricultural practices, you would be well-suited for this role.

  • Permanent part-time or full-time (negotiable). Initially 3-month probationary period with a review every 12 months.
  • Be part of a team working to deliver innovative landscape rehydration to the broader community in a consultancy setting.
  • Work directly with landholders and government organisations to progress their goals and build knowledge of regenerative landscape management. 
  • Undertake occasional travel including interstate, this will necessitate travel outside standard hours with nights away from home.

Selection criteria.

  • Appropriate qualifications and experience in natural resource management and/or agriculture.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the fundamentals that underpin regenerative landscape management.
  • Five years relevant experience.
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong technical skills in physical geography, hydrology and hydraulics and design of in stream structures for landscape rehydration.
  • Demonstrated skills in the use of design software (Vectorworks, Global Mapper or similar) and GIS mapping tools.
  • Delivery of projects within budgets and timeframes.
  • Demonstrated skills in the production of high quality technical reports and proposals.
  • Demonstrated understanding of WH&S and risk assessment frameworks.
  • Capacity to work un-supervised.
  • Current drivers’ licence and own vehicle.

Don't have all the skills and experience needed to apply but you are motivated, keen to learn, and have recently graduated? Then we'd like to hear from you too.

Remuneration

We’ll gladly negotiate a competitive, tailored remuneration package with the successful candidate.

Date published:

20-Dec-2021

Closing date:

31-Jan-2022