Bushland Crew Team Leader


Envirotechniques Pty Ltd


Yarra Ranges, Victoria

Salary etc:

Full-time - $35-$38 gross p/h according to experience

Scope of Position

Envirotechniques is seeking a skilled and experienced person to lead a team to implement bushland regeneration and maintenance works based in the Yarra Ranges.

This position is a practical role starting on site at 7.30am and finishing at 3.36pm in varied locations. The position is full-time with a 3-month probation period applicable. Envirotechniques offers above award pay and the opportunity to work in a cohesive and rewarding team environment.

The successful applicant will be expected to represent Envirotechniques, delivering on site works of a high standard to provide a high degree of customer satisfaction, whilst adhering to company policies and values.

The successful applicant will have a highly organised approach with a strong ability to multitask a range of on ground works, including personnel management skills. This position reports directly to the Operations Manager.

A tool of trade vehicle with FuelCard, phone and laptop are all provided to the successful applicant.

Envirotechniques currently provides high quality environmental services to customers within these regions and therefore is seeking skilled applicants who can meet the following criteria:

Key Selection Criteria:

  • Previous team leading experience with a demonstrated ability to motivate others and maintain accountability.
  • A demonstrated ability to plan, organise and complete works within allocated budgets and timeframes.
  • A demonstrated ability to identify native plants and control a wide range of introduced species.
  • A passion for conservation and natural resource management.
  • A demonstrated ability to work harmoniously and productively within a small team and to work independently if required.
  • A desire for continued learning.
  • Demonstrated communication and customer relations skills to successfully liaise with a variety of stakeholders and land managers.

High level of physical fitness for:

  • Working outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Strenuous physical tasks such as brush cutting, knapsack spraying, using hand tools and planting.

The following industry standard tickets and qualifications are essential:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Environmental Management, Conservation & Ecosystem Management, relative field or equivalent industry experience.
  • Native flora & pest plant identification skills.
  • Agricultural Chemical Users Permit or previous experience.
  • First Aid level 2.
  • Manual drivers' licence.

The following skills and knowledge are highly desirable:

  • Chainsaw Operations (trim and crosscut or higher).
  • OHS White Card.
  • Use of larger machinery or plant such as tractors, small excavators.
  • MR drivers' licence.
  • GPS Mapping.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.

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