Bush Crew Members


Acacia Environmental Management


Western and South-Eastern suburbs, Melbourne

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:

  • Relevant TAFE or University education is desirable, or relevant 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 is 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.
  • A genuine passion for the environment and be physically fit and capable of working outdoors.
  • Note: Driver's licence and own vehicle or access to reliable transport to access work sites and a Construction OHS Induction card (White Card) and First Aid Level 2 are required.

The Offer:

  • Build your career with an industry leader; we work with a huge range of customers and deliver projects in a diverse range of parks, reserves and waterways across Melbourne.
  • Excellent above Award Annual Salary
  • Certainty of ongoing work and opportunities to grow and develop your career.
  • 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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