Green Army Supervisor – Melbourne, VIC

Full Time 5 month contract

The Green Army is an Australian Government initiative that supports local environment and heritage conservation projects across Australia. Conservation Volunteers is proud to be a provider for this program.

We are seeking to employ a Green Army Supervisor who will be responsible for the safety, welfare, training and supervision of Green Army participants aged 17 – 24, working on conservation projects throughout Australia.

For success as a Green Army Supervisor, you will need:

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

Essential Qualifications & Attributes:

  • Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia to be considered for this job
  • A current full Australian Drivers licence
  • Defensive driving certificate
  • Level 3 Work Health and Safety certificate
  • The Working with Children Check VIC
  • Clearance by Criminal Records Check
  • For further details about the position read the Green Army Supervisor position description

The Project – Greening the West of Melbourne

The Green Army project will assist with the protection and enhancement of native flora and fauna within the electorate of Wills. The project aims to improve the extent, condition and connectivity of native vegetation by removing invasive weeds (both herbaceous & woody), reducing erosion as well as planting of native vegetation. Surveying of potential EPBC listed endangered species will be made possible with a Fauna Survey. The project aims to work with local community groups to raise awareness of the environmental values of the area.

Applications Close Date: Sunday 12 November 2017

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

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

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