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Bush Regeneration & Conservation Crew Member


GreenVille Environmental - Osey


Eynesbury, Victoria

Salary etc:

$65,000 p.a. + super.

Applicants should be highly motivated individuals who enjoy the outdoors and physical work, be passionate about our natural environment, embrace coaching and are keen to learn about the natural environment, ecology and management techniques.

Primary tasks of the field crew include:

  • Herbicide application via spray rig and backpacks.
  • Planting and maintenance of planted areas.
  • Identification of flora and fauna.
  • Chainsaw use.
  • Pest animal control.
  • Travel to and from management sites.

The majority of our daily works involves using herbicides to control weeds in a variety of natural environments across Victoria. If you enjoy this kind of working environment and are willing to undertake physical activity in challenging landscapes and weather conditions, we can provide an excellent employment opportunity.

Essential skills and requirements:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or experience.
  • Current manual driver's licence.
  • The ability to spend multiple nights away in remote environments.
  • Comfortable following direction and working under supervision.
  • Able to work collaboratively, safely and productively in small groups, and on occasion individually in an autonomous manner.
  • Practical intuition.
  • Can actively problem solve.
  • Ability to identify workplace risks and manage in accordance with company safety policies and procedures.
  • Punctual and reliable, well presented and professional manner of conduct.
  • Knowledge of various herbicides, their applications and safe use.

Desirable skills and certificates:

  • Agricultural Chemical Users Permit (ACUP).
  • First Aid Level 2.
  • Chainsaw Users Certificate .
  • Strong plant identification skills and the ability to quickly learn new species.
  • Experience working or volunteering in conservation or land management .
  • Experience in safe handling of chainsaws, brush cutters and other power tools.

You will receive:

  • Above award wages.
  • On the job training in ecological management and practical techniques.
  • Opportunities to work regionally in novel ecosystems.

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