LORD HOWE ISLAND BOARD The Lord Howe Island Board is a statutory authority established under the provisions of the Lord Howe Island Act, 1953. The Board is responsible to the NSW Minister for the Environment and comprises four Islanders elected by the local community and three members appointed by the Minister. It is charged with the care, control and management of the Island and the affairs and trade of the Island.
The Lord Howe Island Board is part of the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment cluster, who helps to provide homes and services, build great communities, create jobs and protect the environment. The Office of Environment, Energy and Science works with community, business and government to protect and strengthen the natural environment by managing the conservation of our environment and energy resources. The Office also has oversight of the Lord Howe Island Board administration.
Role: FIELD OFFICER Classification: LHI Officer Grade 2 Salary Package: $69,748 - includes salary ($60,452 - $63,697) and employer contributions to superannuation scheme. Undertake construction, maintenance and improvements to facilities and ground areas including the aerodrome, buildings, roads, signs, public areas, fences, walking tracks and operate and maintain plant and equipment, to ensure the public have access to high quality and safe facilities. Undertake pest and weed management activities and revegetation / rehabilitation of degraded areas to ensure the natural and cultural heritage is preserved.
Job Notes: Applicants must submit a covering letter (which summarises relevant skills, qualifications and experience, addresses essential requirements and includes a short statement in response to the targeted questions) and a current resume/curriculum vitae (CV) online at www.jobs.nsw.
gov.au . Late applications will not be accepted.
Candidates must demonstrate Lord Howe Island residency. Accommodation is extremely difficult to find on Lord Howe Island and no accommodation assistance can be provided to the successful applicant. Download: Role Description Information for Applicants Applying for a role in the NSW Public Service Closing date: Tuesday 19 November 2019 Contact: Jim McFadyen Phone: 02 65632066 Ext: 20 Email: jim.
au Key Application Responses Essential Requirements Current Australian drivers licence (minimum class C). Ability to obtain CHEMCERT certification. Ability to obtain a First Aid Certificate.
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