facebook-pixel-code-noscript

Title:

Bushland / Grassland Crew Member

Advertiser:

Challis Enviro

Location:

Melton area, Victoria

Challis Enviro. is a company who have established themselves in the area of indigenous Bushland/Grassland Management, in Melbourne's outer west. We are dedicated to the protection, enhancement and expansion of indigenous vegetation.

We currently require a Bushland/Grassland Crew Member.

Tasks:

  • Removal of noxious and environmental weeds from high bio-diversity bushland/grassland using herbicides and hand weeding methods.
  • Large scale planting of indigenous plant cells and tube stock.
  • Woody weed removal amongst riparian vegetation on steep rocky escarpments.
  • Herbicide spraying.
  • General labouring.
  • Grass harvesting and herbaceous seed collection.

Knowledge:

  • Excellent understanding of bushland/grassland management.
  • Excellent plant i.d. skills, both indigenous and weedy species.
  • A thorough understanding of OH&S policies and guidelines.
  • Knowledge of herbicide rates and their application.
  • And understanding of indigenous plant habit and habitat.
  • A knowledge of revegetation and regeneration of indigenous plants.

Skills:

  • Experience with brush cutters, chainsaws and mini augers.
  • Experience with backpack and rig spraying equipment.
  • Experience with cutting and painting methods for woody weeds.
  • General machinery and equipment maintenance.

Qualifications:

  • Diploma/Cert 3 in Conservation and Land Management or similar, or a minimum of 2 years field based experience.
  • Must have current manual drivers licence.
  • Chemcert or equivalent.
  • ACUP.
  • Chainsaw user's certificate.
  • Senior first aid level 2.

The position requires a high level of physical fitness, as the job can be extremely demanding in all types of weather conditions. Applicants must be punctual and reliable with a good work ethic.

Wages will be determined, on level of qualification and experience.

The role is offered as casual after a trial period.

In line with the state government guidlines, you will be required to produce proof of Covid-19 Vaccinations.

nrmjobs.com.au/job/20013371

Date published:

05-Jul-2022

Closing date:

ASAP