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Title:

Trainee Bush Regenerator

Advertiser:

Muru Mittigar Limited

Location:

Western Sydney

Salary etc:

$40,000 - $45,000 p.a. Permanent, Full-time.

Ref:

2308

About us

Muru Mittigar is a multi award winning not for profit Indigenous social enterprise based in Western Sydney. We have a strong brand in the local community and work primarily on Land Management Projects. All profits are reinvested into the organisation to assist in delivery of Muru Mittigar's purpose.

Muru Mittigar means 'Pathway to Friends' in the Dharug language.

Our purpose is:

  • To advance Aboriginal culture (in particular Dharug culture).
  • Improve the economic and social capacity of Aboriginal people.
  • Empower meaningful participation to enhance their role as Traditional Custodians of the Country.

About the Role

The role of the Trainee Bush Regenerator, is to work in a team delivering conservation and land management projects on various natural environments in Western Sydney whilst undertaking study in Conservation and Land Management.

The position requires a good fitness level and suitability to undertake various heavy work requirements within the role such as brush cutting woody weeds, bending, lifting, standing and working in areas of thick bushland.

Bush regeneration works will include but not limited to:

  • Brush cutting.
  • Tree planting.
  • Weed removal and control.
  • Herbicide application.
  • Rubbish removal.
  • Seed Collection (when required).
  • Use of small plant and equipment.
  • Watering (when required).
  • Mulching (when required).
  • Working with school groups (when required).
  • The role can be challenging and repetitive but is extremely rewarding in providing ongoing environmental work.

As an Aboriginal led organisation we strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants

Skills and experience

The following attributes are essential:

  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently.
  • A willingness and ability to listen and follow instructions.
  • A interest in Natural environments.
  • Applicant would need to be physically fit as heavy lifting is involved.
  • General construction induction card (white card).
  • Working with children's check (if over 18).
nrmjobs.com.au/job/20020809

Date published:

13-Feb-2024

Closing date:

08-Mar-2024