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Senior Field OfficerNational Parks & Wildlife Service
Senior Field Officer. Package includes salary $71,365 - $75,594 employer's contribution to superannuation and 17% loading for working weekends and public holidays. Ongoing, full-time role.
Located in Lane Cove. Do you want to work to make a difference for NSW? Together, we create thriving environments, communities and economies About the role National Parks and Wildlife Service has a unique opportunity for a Senior Field Officer to work as part of the team and contribute towards the conservation of the natural environment, flora, fauna and Aboriginal heritage. North Western Sydney Area includes Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, the second oldest national park in Australia, Lane Cove National Park, Muogamarra Nature Reserve, Marrmarra Creek National Park, Berowra Valley National Park and many more.
Senior Field Officers supervise the work of field officers and contractors to implement works and maintenance programs. Working closely with the Senior Field Supervisor/Field Supervisor and Team Leader Field Operations, you'll join a supportive team undertaking a diverse range of tasks to enhance and preserve the natural and cultural heritage of our parks. This may include leading a team in the field to maintain and construct park facilities; protect cultural sites; undertake pest and weed control; and assist with fire management activities such as mowing, slashing, grading, hazard reduction burns and wildfire response.
About you Your life skills and practical knowledge along with the ability to plan works, operate independently and maintain relationships with field staff, contractors and the broader Area team will aid your success in this role. You'll be a practical decision-maker with the ability to think and solve problems on your feet. Your enthusiasm and motivation to work with others will enable you to thrive and succeed in this diverse, fast-paced role.
Essential requirements: Ability to work with the Agency's statutory obligations as they apply to conservation of natural, Aboriginal and cultural heritage and resources, and willingness to exercise delegated authority for law enforcement. Demonstrated experience in the maintenance/construction of general facilities and grounds. Ability to supervise and carry out all duties safely in accordance with OH&S requirements.
Relevant WorkCover Certification, ability and experience for the appropriate operation and maintenance of machinery, plant and equipment for maintenance and construction work. Ability to implement planned field and operational activities (including pest animal and plant control); and demonstrated skills and experience in fire management. Demonstrated administrative and organisation skills and capacity for working with various software programs, including ability to use the Agency's financial and asset management systems.
Current MR Drivers Licence and ability to drive 4wd vehicles, Senior First Aid Certificate, and demonstrated ability and experience in operating MR vehicles, and willi....