Bush Regenerator


Brisbane Bushcare Pty Ltd


Brisbane greater area, Queensland

Salary etc:

Full-time, Casual.

Brisbane Bushcare is a specialised ecosystem restoration/rehabilitation company based in the Brisbane area. We are looking for experienced Bush Regenerators to work with our enthusiastic and knowledgeable team. The role is a full time casual position, for up to five days a week, with daily working hours generally between 6:30am and 2:30pm. It will be based across multiple locations throughout the greater Brisbane area.

Selection Criteria

Qualifications and experience:

  • Bush Regeneration experience with Certificates in Horticulture or Conservation and Land Management (preferable).
  • Extensive knowledge of South-East QLD plants and strong Plant ID.
  • Sound knowledge in identification of weeds and weed control methods.
  • Past experience working productively within a small team - able to follow direction without supervision and demonstrate initiative to complete job tasks within given time frames and project goals.
  • Hold a current Driver's License with own transport (preferably a work utility).
  • Experience working with basic hand tools and small engine machinery such as a brush cutter & chainsaw (preferable).
  • Hold a current Herbicide Application License (ACDC) and Chainsaw Certificate (preferable).
  • Hold a current Construction Safety Card (White Card).
  • Hold a current First Aid Certificate.

The applicant must have the following attributes:

  • Be physically fit, self-motivated and able to work in a team environment.
  • Have a positive work attitude/strong work ethic.
  • Be hardworking.
  • Enjoy working outdoors.
  • Have a keen interest in the environment.
  • Have a strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to work in a team, with highly developed soft skills.
  • Ability to interact with the public and customers.

Performance Goals:

  • Complete all tasks in accordance with Scopes of Work, Specifications and Instructions.
  • Follow field manual protocols, quality assurance and safety procedures (WHS procedures).
  • Ability to work within a team and to meet deadlines at a high-quality standard.
  • Deal with clients, suppliers and other employees professionally at all times.

Duties include:

  • Weed management including mechanical and herbicide treatment.
  • Operating power and maintenance tools (e.g., chainsaws, brush cutters, hedgers, augers etc.).
  • Herbicide application.
  • Planting including site preparation, cultivation (augering) and watering.
  • Erosion control including site preparation, installation of Geofabrics.
  • General site cyclical maintenance including weed control and watering.
  • Maintain a clean and safe workspace and abide by workplace health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Occasional soft landscaping duties e.g. bushland or Natural Areas' Facilities garden beds construction and maintenance.
  • Other tasks as directed.
  • Supporting Community Volunteers' plantings and activities.

We offer:

  • A great culture and working environment.
  • A competitive remuneration package that reflects capability and experience.
  • A flexible and diverse work environment.
  • A supportive team that will enhance your professional/career in the environmental industry.
  • A safety conscience company (ISO accredited in Safety, Quality and Environment).

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