Weed Control Team Leader (Field Based)


Tranen Revegetation Systems


Bayswater, Perth

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The Role

We seek an experienced operator to take the lead role in our weed management field operations to allow us to continue to deliver on our vision to “leave a lasting impression on landscapes and people”.  The core elements of this full-time role include:

  • Leading the implementation of weed control field activities
  • Working closely with project managers, supervisors and other team leaders to understand and deliver project scopes
  • Setting goals and tracking team progress, productivity, and timesheets through templates, registers, databases, and GIS
  • Liaison with the Operations Director regarding planning and scheduling of activities
  • Ensuring that internal standards and HS&E legislation are met, with safety given paramount importance
  • Quality control and monitoring
  • Assisting with recruitment and training / mentoring of new personnel
  • Research and trials to improve practices and outcomes
  • Equipment maintenance, and
  • Assisting with revegetation and seed collection project implementation.

We do not normally take on weed control only projects.  Our weed control needs revolve around achieving successful outcomes for our restoration projects only.

What We Offer

We pride ourselves on delivering high quality restoration projects for our environment.  We understand that people are an essential part of the industry. By working with us, you will receive:

  • On-the-job training (there’s no better way to learn)
  • Diversity of day-to-day tasks
  • Opportunity to work across diverse landscapes
  • Licencing and training courses paid for to suit the role, including:
    • Pesticide licence
    • 4WD training
    • Construction card
    • Seed licencing
    • First aid.
  • An attractive salary package based on your experience and skill set.

Company Background

Tranen Revegetation Systems is recognised as an industry leader in the restoration of natural areas throughout Western Australia for over 20 years.  This is reflected in the recent project awards we have received, including:

  • 2021 Society for Ecological Restoration Australasia (SERA) Awards for Excellence in Ecological Restoration - High Commendation
  • 2020 Revegetation Industry Association of WA (RIAWA) Awards for Excellence – Winner Small Project
  • 2016 – 2020 Urban Development Institute of WA (UDIAWA) Awards for Excellence – Winner 5 awards in multiple categories.

Our team of highly driven professionals have a core focus of providing quality restoration projects for our environment. Team members are high performing, innovative and are focused on quality. We are committed to providing our staff opportunities to develop their knowledge and leadership qualities.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Leadership experience
  • Pest Technician Licence WA Department of Health (or units completed to attain)
  • Three years’ experience in manual and chemical weed management techniques in the revegetation, environmental, landscaping, forestry, horticulture or related industries
  • Knowledge of Perth native plant and weed species
  • Certificate in Conservation and Land Management / Horticulture or related qualification
  • Current C class driver’s license required.

Field work is the primary function of this role, requiring staff to be physically fit as field works are varied and can be physically demanding.

An attractive salary package ($80K+) will be negotiated based on experience and skill set of the successful applicant.


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