Weed Control Coordinator


Department of Primary Industries and Regions


Urrbrae, Adelaide

Salary etc:

$97,022 - $102,626 p.a. + super (ASO6).



The Opportunity

We have an opportunity for a Weed Control Coordinator to be part of our Biosecurity Division within the Department of Primary Industries and Regions.

The position will be leading the delivery of a program to increase the productivity of the primary industry sector, decrease management costs and benefit biodiversity and local communities through improved control of priority weeds.

The successful applicant will foster partnerships and relationships with internal and external government stakeholders, the community and industry to facilitate a collaborative, whole of government approach to the delivery of weed control programs. They will facilitate stakeholder commitment and cooperation in weed control, and ensure industry participation, consultation, and feedback.

About Us

South Australia is internationally recognised for the quality of its agriculture, food, and wine. Our regions are the backbone of our state and the economic powerhouse that drives prosperity for all South Australians.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regions (PIRSA) is a key economic development agency working in partnership with our primary industries, regional stakeholders and across all levels of government to advance the prosperity and sustainability of South Australia's primary industries and regional communities.

We are a passionate team of around 800 people working across metropolitan and regional South Australia to develop and protect our state's regions and food, wine, aquaculture, fisheries, forestry, grains, livestock, dairy and horticulture industries.

It's no wonder there are so many exciting and diverse career opportunities in our organisation. If you're ready to join us, apply now!


At the Department of Primary Industries and Regions, we offer our employees challenging and rewarding work with opportunities for career progression, learning and development and flexibility.

Our Commitment to Diversity

The Department of Primary Industries and Regions is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. We embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, irrespective of culture, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or age.

Special Conditions:

  • Successful applicant will be required to satisfactorily complete a National Police Check (NPC) prior to being made an offer of employment.
  • Australian residency or current works permit is required (responsibility of applicant to provide evidence of a current work permit).

Essential Qualification: Nil.


  • Possession of a current driver's licence and willingness to drive.
  • Out of hours work and inter/intrastate travel will be required.
  • A relevant degree in science, natural resource management, agronomy or equivalent is desirable.
  • You acknowledge your work, health and safety obligations and our expectations.
  • The incumbent will be required to undertake emergency management training and must be willing to participate in emergency preparedness, response and recovery activities required by government agencies.

Remuneration: ASO6 - $97,022 min - $102,626 max per annum, plus superannuation.


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