Conservation Volunteers Green Army Supervisor Contract in Sunshine Coast QLD

Conservation Volunteers

Branch Sunshine Coast QLD AU

Green Army Supervisor
Sunshine Coast QLD

Restore environmental features of Burnside Park and the Mary River Catchment, including Mary Valley; The program provides opportunities for young Australians…

ID: 10051335

Salary etc:
Full-time; 5-month contract

The Green Army is an Australian Government initiative that supports local environment and heritage conservation projects across Australia. The program provides opportunities for young Australians aged 17-24 years to gain training and experience in environmental and heritage conservation fields, while participating in projects that generate real benefits for the environment.

Green Army teams of 10 (up to nine participants and one team supervisor) will be deployed across the country to help communities deliver local conservation outcomes. Conservation Volunteers is proud to be a provider for this program.

We are now seeking to employ a Supervisor who will be responsible for the safety, welfare, training and supervision of Green Army participants.

For success in this role you will need:

  • knowledge and experience in the application of Workplace Health & Safety policies and procedures
  • sound knowledge of bush regeneration practices and terrestrial conservation activities
  • excellent people management and training skills
  • good organisational skills and the ability to complete simple reports in a timely manner

Project details: Restore environmental features of Burnside Park and the Mary River Catchment, including Mary Valley; re-establish important native species, support water quality initiatives and build habitat for local threatened species; and rejuvenate the local environment through the removal of invasive species and planting of native species.

A full Driver’s licence, Senior or Level II First Aid and a Defensive Driving certificate, Working with Children and Vulnerable People Check are essential. Where necessary, Conservation Volunteers will provide training to Level 3 standard in an OH&S subject. A Criminal Record Check will also be part of the pre-employment process which Conservation Volunteers will conduct.

For details of the position description visit http://conservationvolunteers.com.au/about-us/careers

To apply: Complete the application form via the website, including resume and section addressing the Key Selection Criteria available in the Position Description.

Applications close: Monday, 1 May 2017.

Date published:
20 Apr 2017

Closing date:
1 May 2017

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Sunshine Coast, QLD, AU
Posted on: 2017-04-20
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