Field Services Officers (2 positions)


Phillip Island Nature Parks


Phillip Island, Victoria

  • Fixed Term till 30 June 2022
  • 1 x Full-time position - 1 x 3 days per week position

The Nature Parks is an inspiring workplace and, as the largest employer on Phillip Island, offers a range of career paths. Our people are enthusiastic, committed and professional in what they do. They work across a broad range of activities and have many opportunities available to them should they wish to develop their skills, work in different locations or have a variety of roles.

The Field Services Officer will undertake habitat management works within the Nature Parks’ by implementing efficient, effective, and timely weed control techniques. This role is also provides assistance with revegetation works, nursery operations, seed collection and track maintenance.

To be successful in this position you will need to address the following criteria:

  • Experience or interest in Natural Resource Management, particularly in the area of weed control.
  • Have a current Agricultural Chemical User Permit;
  • Manual Drivers License;
  • Understanding and application of best practice weed control techniques for woody, herbaceous and grassy weeds;
  • Experience or interest in plant identification, particularly the ability to determine native from non-native species;
  • Excellent record keeping and data management skills; and
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative.

Current manual driver’s license, and employee Working with Children Check are also required prior to commencement.

Hours of employment are in accordance with a five-day roster Monday to Friday.

The Nature Parks is committed to fostering a safe and inclusive culture and is committed to reconciliation with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. We welcome applications from people with diverse skills & experience, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, people with disabilities, people that identify as LGBTIQ+, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. We offer flexible work arrangements for our team including parents, carers, people with disabilities, people over 55 years old and employees impacted by family violence.

The Nature Parks is a child safe environment. Everyone at Nature Parks is responsible for the care and protection of children in accordance with our Child Protection and Safety Policy and Code of Conduct.

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