Field Supervisor

Landscape Conservation - Queensland (30+ days ago)

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ID:
10212020

Salary etc:
Negotiable, depending on experience

Landscape Conservation is a modern Australian company using practical science and up to date equipment and methodologies to deliver quality land management outcomes. We employ team members from a vast array of backgrounds, combining skills to achieve quality outcomes in land management, conservation, agriculture, horticulture, bush regeneration and landscape construction.

Landscape Conservation seeks an experienced individual to assume the role of Field Supervisor. This employment opportunity will allow the successful applicant to demonstrate their practical skill and experience across a broad scope of conservation and land management projects. Details of the position are:

Selection Criteria:

Essential:
  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate a reasonable level of experience in the supervision of agriculture, land management, bush regeneration or landscaping
  • Must be physically fit, motivated and capable of working in challenging environments
  • Ability to implement a risk assessment process and manage safety on site
  • Experience in land management activities such as weed control, fencing, track construction and tree planting
  • Must have C class car license
  • Must have a current construction safety card and ACDC certification
  • TAFE/Tertiary Qualifications in agriculture, horticulture, environmental studies or similar
Desirable:
  • Senior First Aid certificate
  • Keen interest in further developing skills and knowledge base in conservation, agriculture and land management
  • Skidsteer Loader / Chainsaw ticket
  • Skills in plant identification in Southeast Queensland
Duties:
  • Hands on involvement in landscape construction and bushland regeneration, including but not limited to weed control, equipment operation, tree planting, erosion control, track construction, fencing, direct seeding, waterway construction and general landscape maintenance
  • Liaise with the Project Manager in the establishment of on ground projects
  • Liaise with clients regarding project development and monitoring through site meetings and phone calls
  • Operate and maintain plant and equipment associated with project implementation
  • Manage field staff with regard to daily duty allocation, on the job training and supervision
  • Assist in the costing of new projects
  • Ensure the completion of work to established targets and timeframes
  • Ensure safe working practices are maintained across projects
Interested applicants should send a one to two page summary addressing the key criteria outlined above, as well as a current résumé, to craig@landscapeconservation.com.au

Only those applicants suitable for interviewing will be contacted.

Date published:
14 Sep 2017

Closing date:
not specified