Program Coordinator, Natural Landscapes


Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council


Bungendore, NSW

Salary etc:

$103,468 - $114,330 p.a. + super.



Are you passionate about biodiversity and biosecurity and looking to make a difference within your local community?

Position Overview: The position of Program Coordinator, Natural Landscapes is primarily responsible for leading a team of seven biosecurity and biodiversity officers in delivering compliance with enhancing the natural and built character of Queanbeyan-Palerang.

This includes involvement in native species and conservation works, land management and biosecurity education, biodiversity survey and management planning, biosecurity weed control on Council land, pest animal management and catchment plans.

Who we are looking for: Council is seeking a passionate individual who is proficient in leadership and capable of delivering educational initiatives to residents of Queanbeyan-Palerang on biodiversity and biosecurity. The successful candidate will also have relevant qualifications in biodiversity/biosecurity along with extensive working knowledge in this field.

Working with us: The successful candidate will also be joining QPRC during an exciting time of significant economic development with numerous major projects planned and ongoing within the local government area. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to observe the output of their work within the community. Council will also consider flexible working arrangements to support a balanced lifestyle.

Please note: If you are the preferred candidate for this role, you must have rights to live and work in this country and you will be required to undertake a pre-employment medical at Council's expense. Please refer to the Model Job Demands Checklist attached to the advertisement to review the physical requirements of this role.

Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council values the diversity in gender, backgrounds, culture and experiences of our employees and the community we serve. We are committed to providing an inclusive workplace and we encourage all applicants, including people with disabilities, veterans, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTQIA+ and other culturally diverse communities to join Council.


Date published:


Closing date:

29-Aug-2022, 9am