Nature Based Solutions Coordinator


Talent Nation


Landsborough, Queensland

Salary etc:

Permanent. Full-time or part-time.

  • Leading community-led conservation organisation
  • Full-time or part time 
  • Great work life balance - no extended travel/overnight stays 

The Company

Our client, is a leading community-led organisation working to develop ethical solutions for a sustainable future. They support local and regional community empowerment to conserve and enhance the rich diversity of natural resources of the Blackall Range and surrounds.

The Role

In addition to the core role's purpose on ecological land restoration, is the unique opportunity to take ownership of the division where you can bring in new methodologies and approaches to ecological land restoration. Additionally you will have the opportunity to mentor and inspire the next generation to care for country and continue to drive great environmental, social and cultural outcomes. 

Success in this role looks like:

  • Inspiring others to be environmental champions and in doing so creating a positive and vibrant team dynamic
  • Bringing in new thinking including integrating cutting-edge techniques and the latest scientific knowledge
  • Contributing to the future vision including guiding the business based on values alignment and great ecological outcomes first and foremost 
  • Promoting sustainable landcare practices
  • Evolving processes and systems to achieve the balance of highly engaged people, profitable project delivery and great environmental outcomes

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and oversee ecological land restoration projects, including rehabilitation, restoration, revegetation, and habitat management, to safeguard natural values and assets.
  • Develop project plans, specifications, documentation, and cost estimates for restoration projects, ensuring compliance with approved plans, guidelines, and safety standards.
  • Manage implementation of works programs, allocate resources, and monitor progress to ensure timely and budget-compliant completion.
  • Utilise organisational systems for project management, field operations, workplace health and safety, and incident response.
  • Supervise a dispersed team, set performance standards, develop staff capability, and provide feedback.
  • Foster a strong safety culture, adhere to safety protocols, and comply with relevant regulations to ensure personnel and public safety.

About You

You will be passionate about restoring, protecting, and promoting native biodiversity. Additionally, you will be equally capable as an inspiring people leader as you are in your ecological land restoration know-how. Lastly you will be committed to innovation, exploring new methods, operational effectiveness and imparting knowledge.

Required Skills and Proficiencies

  • Experience in ecological land restoration
  • Demonstrated supervisory and team leadership skills for field and operational activities
  • Proficiency in cost estimation, budgeting, planning, and programming
  • Strong SEQ plant identification skills across native and exotic species in various ecosystems
  • Experience with diverse ecological restoration approaches and revegetation practices
  • High level of physical fitness
  • Commitment to promoting a safety culture and adhering to safe work practices
  • Clear communication, strong interpersonal skills, and report writing ability
  • Current, valid Commercial Operator's License for ground application of herbicide
  • Construction Safety White Card
  • Current Manual Driver's License
  • First Aid & CPR Certificate
  • Chainsaw 1 & 2 Certificate

Please note this role is a physically active role with outdoor/fieldwork required.

The Rewards and Culture

You’ll step into a role that’s as much about team spirit as it is about environmental care. You will not only contribute to conserving natural spaces, but also work with knowledgeable colleagues who share your passion. With a diverse range of projects, and a wide range of clients including councils, environmental groups, NRMs, private clients and landowners, staff have the opportunity to experience different methods and types of work, in a range of sites and settings.

This organisation also offers a flexible working environment, encourages ongoing professional development and opportunities to continue to grow and learn.

Tools of trade provided include laptop, use of a company vehicle, mobile phone & PPE.


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