Land Conservation Officer

What we can offer you

This position is full-time, three year opportunity classified as Level 6 ($88,683) within our City of Palmerston Enterprise Agreement 2020. You will have six weeks annual leave, salary continuance insurance, discounted health insurance, vehicle salary packing options plus many more attractive employee benefits. Furthermore, City of Palmerston provides a team-oriented work environment and supports your continuous professional development.

About the Opportunity    

Are you ready to step into an exciting and progressive organisation committed to sustainable initiatives in a Land Conservation role? Are you enthusiastic, have a passion for customer service and enjoy working to improve open space amenities within your community?  If yes, we would love to hear from you!

As the Land Conservation Officer you will be responsible for the preparation and implementation of management plans and programs relating to land management, including Palmerston Escarpment, natural and constructed water bodies and conservation land.  You will support environmental planning and current programs including the implementation of the closed landfill and lake management plans whilst supporting the open spaces team with a range of exciting activities and initiatives. 

The role will promote and exemplify Council’s vision to meet community expectations, deliver organisational key performance indicators and maintain accountabilities in line with the Community Plan and customer ethos of “people are at the centre of all we do and deliver”.

We are looking for a team contributor with high level energy, enthusiasm, creative thinking ability and a passion for the environment who has extensive practical experience and knowledge in the management of conservation or rehabilitation of land including the preparation of management plans. Your Diploma qualifications in Conservation and Land Management will fulfil the territory requirements or the role. If this sounds like you, we would love to receive your application.

At City of Palmerston we deeply value our diverse workforce including people with lived experience of disability, those who identify as LGBTQIA+, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds and older people. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and individuals from CALD and other diverse backgrounds.

To view a copy of the position description and to 'Apply' please see below.

Applications Close: 5pm Tuesday 7 December 2021

For information on submitting your application click here: Applying for a position

Vacancy Description - 20211116 - Land Conservation Officer - P4035.pdf (367 kB)
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