Supervisor Conservation Services


Main duties/responsibilities:

  • Provide high level of leadership and supervision for NDLG field crews
  • Ensure equipment and materials are taken to site to complete tasks
  • Ensure Workplace Health & Safety and risk assessment on sites including crew PPE
  • Coordinate the on-ground work activities as per Site Operational Plans
  • Complete job-related paperwork – operational plans, records of herbicide distribution, incident reports.
  • Liaise with client on site where required; assess work quality and provide feedback daily to Supervisors
  • Direct field crew to carry out tasks required
  • Operate and maintain equipment such as Quikspray unit/backpack sprayers/brushcutters/pumps/chainsaws
  • Up to date knowledge of NDLG Policies & Procedures and ability to apply them as required
  • Exercise initiative within scope of role and job specifications

Qualifications, Skills & Experience


  • Minimum: Certificate III Conservation & Land Management
  • Minimum: 3 years’ experience in a Field Supervising position in bushland regeneration or natural areas management
  • First Aid Certificate with CPR
  • Construction White Card
  • AC/DC license
  • Manual driver’s license


  • Cert IV Diploma in Conservation & Land Management or Degree in Environmental Science
  • Chain saw ticket level 2 an advantage

Essential Skills

  • Good knowledge of local native plant and weed species and ability to identify these in the field.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of various weed treatment techniques
  • Demonstrated knowledge of bushland management principles and how to apply these in the field across a range of ecosystem types.
  • Good field crew (people) management. Provide examples.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of maintenance of vehicles, quick spray units, brush cutters, chainsaws, back packs and general related equipment.

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Applications to: Paul Sprecher,

Include CV and current qualifications and address the Essential Skills requirements listed above. Please provide at least two referees.

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Closing Date: 
Friday, 02 June, 2017


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