Field Staff - Bush Regenerators


National Trust of Australia (NSW)


Various sites in Western, City, South & North Sydney

Salary etc:

starting at $29.67/hour based on experience

Do you have experience in Bush Regeneration or are looking to get into this industry?.

The National Trust, Australia's pioneering Natural Area Restoration NGO has recently acquired a number of sites around Sydney and is looking for casual bush regenerators. We're happy to train if you're new to the industry, but ideally you'll have started your Cert III in Conservation and Land Management and want to work at least 3-5 days a week for above Award wages.

Applicants must be passionate, hard-working, motivated and keen to learn, and share our passion for conservation work. We're looking to fill vacancies primarily in the West, City and South but vacancies are also starting up in the North as well.

Projects will include, bush regeneration, revegetation, noxious weed control, environmental construction, burn prep and asset protection.

The National Trust values motivated staff and rewards employees by:

  • Offering professional opportunities for growth and flexibility.
  • Offering interesting and challenging projects in a supportive team environment.
  • Actively encouraging employee feedback and ownership of projects.

Ideally you'll have:

  • Cert II or III in Conservation and Land Management or current enrolment.
  • Current Chemical Certificate AQF3 or willingness to acquire.
  • Knowledge of local native and exotic plant species and invasive weeds.
  • Current Drivers Licence and own vehicle.
  • OHS Green/White Card.
  • Physically fit for the inherent requirements of the role.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and under direct supervision.
  • Strong work ethic.

It would be great if you also had:

  • Current First Aid Certificate.
  • Certificate in Chainsaw Operations (level 1) and demonstrated experience using chainsaws.
  • Demonstrated experience using brushcutters and augers.
  • Demonstrated experience in herbicide spraying using backpacks and high-volume units.
  • Previous bush regeneration experience highly regarded.
  • Field ID skills for relevant flora and fauna highly regarded.
  • Other relevant training and/or experience (e.g. Horticulture) will be considered.

If this sounds like the opportunity you have been looking for and you would like to work with a highly respected organisation with a rich history in natural area conservation and restoration, we welcome your application.


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