Advert ID: 20010947
Graduate Project Officer / Project Officer (Agriculture)
The Graduate Project Officer / Project Officer (Agriculture) is a member of the Land Program Team within NRM South, and is responsible for contributing services and expertise into specific projects and initiatives consistent with NRM South’s strategic priorities including capacity building for farming resilience in regional communities, and developing sustainable agricultural practices with producers in the Southern Region.
The role is expected to form strong connections with various stakeholders across industry, community, government and rural communities to understand pressures, priorities and opportunities facing the sector; and to leverage their technical expertise in working with the Land Program Team to develop projects and initiatives that help to improve sustainable production, as well as maximising natural values within the agricultural landscape.
This role is suitable for recent graduates or applicants looking to further build their career in agriculture and land management and will include additional training and mentoring opportunities.
NRM South is one of three natural resource management bodies in Tasmania and forms part of a national network of 54 similar bodies. NRM South is a not-for-profit organisation, with an office located in Hobart.
We have a partnership delivery model, delivering projects on behalf of Australian and Tasmanian Governments, and through investment from our local, business and industry partners.
We are responsible for identifying the region’s priorities for natural resource management, working with the community to prepare a regional NRM strategy and facilitating its implementation. NRM South values innovation, excellence, collaboration, passion and being outcome-focused.