Coordinator Conservation & Pest Management


Toowoomba Regional Council


Charlton, Queensland

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$91,002 - $97,075 p.a. + benefits

Help shape the strategic direction of our region's bushland parks, conservation and pest management programs.

About Parks & Recreation

The Parks & Recreation Team are the secret behind the Toowoomba Region’s beautiful parks and gardens. With over 7000 hectares of public gardens, bushland park, sports and recreation facilities and other open space and an extensive urban forest, the Toowoomba region is well known for its liveability and green infrastructure.

The Parks and Recreation Services Branch is responsible for planning, developing and maintaining our beautiful green infrastructure, some of which is heritage listed, and keeping up with the strong growth across the region. The team is a diverse mix of approximately 200 people working as labourers, gardeners, arborists, horticulturalists, plant operators, rangers, cleaners, project managers, landscape architects, administrators, regulators and their managers and leaders.

About the position

The Coordinator Conservation and Pest Management Services position will be responsible for assisting the Principal Conservation and Pest Management in establishing a strategic direction for bushland parks and conservation and pest management activities. This will include development of Biosecurity plans, the Bushland Parks Strategy, park management plans, pest management plans, fire management plans, park activation plans, and supervision of regulatory and planning and technical staff. An important contribution will be to ensure Bushland Parks are adequately priortised and represented in the Toowoomba Region Open Space Strategy and to establish and implement Operating Service Standards for Bushland Parks.

This position will work closely with the Manager Parks and Recreation Services, the Principal Park Strategy, the Principal Conservation and Pest Management and the Coordinator Conservation and Pest Management Operations.

This position will work under limited direction.

  • The salary range for this position is $91,002.71 - $97,075.32 gross per annum, plus 17.5% annual leave loading and up to 12.65% superannuation.
  • This is a Permanent Full time position based at our Principal Depot in Charlton.
  • Council vehicle available for work use.
  • Work in an expansive and serene environment tailored to your specific needs, complete with ergonomic workstations, multiple breakout spaces, and well-appointed meeting rooms.
  • Revel in new office facilities boasting abundant free parking, an on-site gym, inviting lunchrooms, and outdoor shaded picnic tables.
  • Work in a safety-conscious organisation - home safe every day!
  • Active social club – TRC Employee’s Association.
  • Access to the Fitness Passport Program - providing access to a wide range of local health, fitness, and leisure facilities with a single membership.
  • Employee Assistance Program – free 24 hour nationwide confidential counselling services for employees and their families going through personal or work-related problems.

About Council

The Toowoomba Region is about rich traditions and bold ambitions. Our long and proud agricultural history has evolved Toowoomba into Australia’s second largest inland city supporting diverse townships in the Council area and acting as a service centre for South West Qld and North West NSW.  The region is boldly forging new opportunities around the Surat Basin resource sector, education, health, transport and massive infrastructure investments.  Growth hasn’t come at the expense of liveability though, with Toowoomba twice voted in the top 5 most family friendly cities in Australia.

Toowoomba Regional Council services a regional population of 166,500 and employs a team of approximately 1,800 staff, dedicated and passionate about delivering excellent customer service to the community, residents and visitors throughout the region.  We recognise that our success depends upon attracting and retaining skilled and talented staff and offer a wide variety of interesting challenges and opportunities to develop your career.


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