Bush Crew Member


Acacia Environmental Management


Western and South-Eastern suburbs, Victoria

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Acacia currently has opportunities for casual Bush Crew members in the western and south-eastern regions of Melbourne!

If you are passionate about caring for natural landscapes, enjoy working outdoors and are keen to work on the waterways and in nature reserves in the western and south-eastern districts of Melbourne then we would love to hear from you!

About Us

Acacia is an industry leader that delivers environmental field services in some of the most pristine and unique reserves and waterways in the Greater Melbourne Region. We are a team of passionate environmental professionals who provide sensitive weed control, revegetation and consulting services to enhance native vegetation and open space areas for all Melbournians to enjoy.

As Melbourne continues to grow, so too does Acacia! To help Acacia continue to deliver an expanding program of environmental works in Melbourne's growth areas in the western and south-eastern districts we are looking for both experienced field crew and those who.

are new to the industry who have passion and respect for the natural environment and its conservation.

Acacia is a diverse and inclusive workplace where you can grow and utilise your skills and talents in an innovative and supportive environment. We offer career development pathways where you can develop your technical and leadership talents to take the next step in your career in the conservation and land management sectors.

The Opportunity

As a casual Bush Crew Member you will be a part of a field based team undertaking land management activities in bushland, parks, reserves, and waterways to achieve environmental project outcomes.

Some of your duties will include:

  • Application of a wide variety of weed control techniques including use of herbicides.
  • General labouring, revegetation and watering.
  • Operating and maintaining a range of handheld power tools.
  • Contributing to a safe work environment including participation in safety conversations, hazard identification and reporting.
  • Understanding and implementing operating procedures.
  • Completing administrative tasks and data collection using mobility platforms.

You will have:

  • Experience working in either bush crew, arboriculture, landscape gardening or in related field as a labourer.
  • Knowledge of both indigenous and exotic vegetation within Greater Melbourne and experience with herbicide application would be highly regarded.
  • Ability to work proactively and constructively in a team environment.
  • Sound interpersonal skills and the capability to communicate clearly and effectively with work colleges and the general public.
  • Physically fit and capable of working outside.
  • Construction OHS Induction card (White Card).
  • First Aid Level 2.
  • Relevant TAFE or University education would be highly regarded.
  • Driver's licence and own vehicle.
  • A genuine passion for the environment.

The Offer:

  • Build your career with an industry leader.
  • Excellent above Award Annual Salary.
  • Certainty of ongoing work.
  • Be a part of a motivated and collaborative team based environment.

We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply for jobs with us.


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