Team Leader – Sydney, NSW

Full Time, 17 month contract

Would you like to make a difference to the future of Australia’s natural environment and wildlife?  Are you passionate about conservation?  If you share our values and vision for a healthy and sustainable environment, this could be the right opportunity for you.

The team leader will focus on our Better Earth Volunteer program in the Sydney area. The Team Leader is responsible for the safety, welfare and supervision of volunteers doing practical conservation work, ensuring our volunteers enjoy a positive project experience whilst working within the boundaries of occupational health and safety requirements. While Team Leaders have a base location, the ability to be away from home on residential projects may be required for the role.

For success in this role, you will need:

  • knowledge and experience in the application of Occupational Health and Safety policies and procedures
  • sound knowledge of practical conservation activities
  • excellent people management and training skills
  • good organisational skills
  • the ability to complete simple reports in a timely manner

Essential Qualifications

A full Driver’s license is mandatory for all applicants.  Senior or Level II First Aid, Defensive Driving certificate and a Working with Children Check are essential to ensure the safety of our volunteers. If the successful candidate does not already possess these qualifications, Conservation Volunteers will assist in gaining them, as well as provide training to Level 3 standard in an OH&S subject.

For further details about the position read the Team Leader, Sydney – Position Description

Applications for this job addressing the Key Selection Criteria (in the position description) and Resume to be submitted via the application form below.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Applications Close Date:  Monday 29 February 2016