Depot Coordinator / Senior Team Leader




Sunshine, Victoria

Abzeco is an ecological consulting and land management business that deploys a number of field crews from our Sunshine depot to complete a broad range of land management and restoration activities practice specializing in flora and fauna survey and monitoring, Bushfire Management Plans, Habitat Hectare Assessment, Biodiversity Assessment Reports, Land Management Plans, Offset Management Plans, ecological management, and restoration, weed mapping, salvage and translocation of rare or threatened flora and fauna species, design and implementation of pest control programs and expert environmental and conservation planning advice.

We are currently looking for a Depot Coordinator/ Senior Team Leader to ensure the vehicle, equipment and depot infrastructure needs of the business are met and are in line with the company’s policies and procedures. The successful candidate will provide in field supervision to field crew to ensure equipment(s) are used safely.

This role is available on a full-time basis and is primarily based in our Sunshine office with a requirement to visit our Eltham office twice a fortnight.

The suitable candidate must have at least 3+ years’ experience in a Ground Crew role or another relevant role.  

On a daily basis you will:

  • Make sure depot management plans are developed and maintained on an ongoing basis.
  • Ensure the depot management plans don’t go beyond the allocated budget.
  • Actively source suppliers to procure new equipment and vehicles within allocated budget.
  • Proactively schedule maintenance for equipment and vehicles to minimize disruption to business operations.
  • Identify skills gap within the field crew and recommend suitable training to upskill staff.
  • Provide work planning and scheduling support to the Field Crew Manager on an ongoing basis.
  • Maintain compliance and quality control for ABZECO’s work procedures and policies.
  • Actively take care of chemical management.

To be considered for this role you will preferably have:

  • Experience and skill to assist in development of Abzeco procedures and policy
  • Experience in supervising and managing ground crew providing guidance and training as necessary.
  • Ability to show initiative in relation to opportunities for Abzeco
  • Demonstrated the ability to manage all staff working on a project from beginning to end to meet budget set in quote.
  • Specialist role in the company
  • Region specific expert in flora and/or fauna skills
  • Expert in vegetation management and rehabilitation works including chemicals handling in accordance with the SDS and Abzeco OH&S procedures.
  • Experienced in use of tools and equipment common to the industry such as chainsaw, brush cutter, spray backpacks, water tank.
  • Ability to use field GIS software, GPS to accurately record locations and field data and can train others to use equipment.
  • Ability to engage and liaise with clients.
  • Ability to foster a productive and positive team culture.
  • Knowledge to ensure all OH&S requirements are adhered to.

What we can offer the right person:

  • Opportunity to work across a broad range of interesting client projects.
  • An excellent remuneration package.
  • Some work from home flexibility

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