Rural Land Protection Officer


City of Whittlesea


Northern Suburbs, Victoria

Salary etc:

$95,423 p.a. pro-rata + super (FTE 0.6)(Band 6A). Permanent, Part-time, Flexible.



  • Permanent, Part time (0.6 FTE 3 days).
  • Band 6A.
  • Salary $95,423.64 (Pro-Rata) + Super + Flexible Working.

About Us

The City of Whittlesea is one of the fastest growing municipalities in Australia. As a local government organisation, we play a pivotal role in the everyday lives of our community. Our vision is to make Whittlesea 2040: A Place For All by ensuring our residents can enjoy access to local services, facilities and infrastructure.

Our staff are passionate, skilled and diverse, providing a great environment to work in and succeed.

The Role

Make a difference in our community!

The Rural Land Protection Officer promotes sustainable land management by implementing the Pest Plant Local Law education and compliance program and supporting the Rural Land Management program.

These programs aim to enhance biodiversity, soil and water health and prevent the spread of pest plants in the rural community.

About you

The ideal candidate will have technical expertise and demonstrated experience in environmental weed management and land rehabilitation practices. You will have excellent plant identification skills and knowledge of local land management issues.

Your highly effective communication skills will engage and educate landowners on sustainable land management practices as well as manage compliance breaches under the Pest Plant Local Law.

If this sounds like you, then you should definitely apply!


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