Environmental Technician Position Available
Are you looking to start your career in the environmental industry? Working hard as an Environmental Technician provides you with the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge and experience in the full range environmental activities.
As an Environmental Technician you will be out in the field daily controlling weeds and restoring native habitats, so it’s important you have experience working outdoors in all conditions.
Projects are varied, ranging from implementing large-scale environmental management plans to small-scale private jobs, both requiring a high attention to detail.
You will need to have experience maintaining small equipment such as chainsaws, brush-cutters and pumps and understand the importance of preparing for the day’s work ahead. Communication is a key element of this position as you will need to relay information to Field Coordinators when out on site, contribute to toolbox & team meetings and be an active contributor to building a strong safe work culture.
You will need to meet the following criteria:
– Current manual drivers licence
– WHS white card
and be prepared to undertake a pre-employment medical.
Preferred attributes for the position include:
– Truck licence
– Chainsaw (cross cut or faller)
– Traffic Management
– First Aid Level 2
– Qualifications in horticulture, conservation and land management or environmental studies
– Voluntary experience on environmental or landcare projects
– Weed and native plant identification skills, especially in Victorians Western Grassland reserves.
The position requires a high level of physical fitness, as the job can be extremely demanding in all types of weather conditions.
Please send your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications ASAP but will close on Sunday the 9th of July at midnight.