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Title:

Bush Regeneration Team Members

Advertiser:

Community Environment Network - CEN

Location:

Central Coast, Lake Macquarie & Newcastle, NSW

Salary etc:

Casual.

Community Environment Network (CEN) is a non-profit independent community group that works for Ecologically Sustainable Development and against threats to it. The aims and objectives of CEN are as follows:

  • To increase effectiveness of community groups.
  • To be a regional voice on the Central Coast.
  • Provide a forum for public discussion and education.
  • Increase public awareness and understanding.
  • To promote community monitoring of the environment.
  • To facilitate the empowerment of individuals.

The opportunity:

CEN is currently looking for experienced Bush Regeneration Team Members. CEN's team is Ourimbah based and provides a range of bush regeneration services throughout the Central Coast, Lake Macquarie and Newcastle. Much of the work carried out is in Council and NPWS reserves. CEN's team also supports private landholders involved in CEN's Land for Wildlife Program. This program primarily addresses biodiversity conservation through the promotion of habitat protection to private landholders. Often landholders also work with the team and require a degree of supervision and support.

About you:

Essential Criteria

  • Commitment to the aims and objectives of CEN (see above).
  • At least six months experience working as a Bush Regenerator
  • Completed a minimum Certificate II Conservation and Land Management or equivalent.
  • Excellent plant identification skills.
  • Sound knowledge of exotic plants and control techniques.
  • Relevant certification including ChemCert certificate and OH&S White Card.
  • Access to private/ and or public transport and a mobile phone.

Desirable Criteria

  • Currently studying Cert III Conservation and Land Management.
  • 1 year experience in the bush regeneration industry.
  • Experience in seed collection.
  • Chainsaw Operation.
  • Experience working with community volunteers.

Hours and duration:

Casual employment 15-37.5hrs/ week till the end of June, with a possibility of an extension.

nrmjobs.com.au/job/20012518

Date published:

27-Apr-2022

Closing date:

open until filled