SQW Traineeship Supervisor – Townsville

Full-time 12 month position

Would you like to make a difference to the future of Australia’s natural environment and wildlife?  Are you passionate about conservation and would like to work with like-minded communities and volunteers?  This is your opportunity to work for a multi-award winning organisation that is recognised as a leader in delivering community-based conservation.

If you share our values and vision for a healthy and sustainable environment, this could be the right opportunity for you.

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic person to supervise teams of Skilling Queenslanders for Work (SQW) Traineeship participants as they build their skills in conservation and landmanagement on practical on-ground projects in the Townsville region. As SQW Traineeship Supervisor, you will be responsible for the safety, welfare and supervision of trainees, helping them to gain training and experience in environmental and heritage conservation fields, while participating in projects that generate real benefits for the environment.

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Experience in working with community groups
  • Full driver’s licence (mandatory)
  • Knowledge and experience in the application of WHS policies and procedures
  • A sound knowledge of practical conservation activities
  • Excellent people management and training skills
  • Solid organisational skills including time management

Preferably, candidates should hold Senior or Level II First Aid, Defensive Driving certificate and have an up-to-date Working with Children Check.

For full details and for the Key Selection Criteria, please read the SQW Traineeship Supervisor position description.

Applications Close Date: Wednesday 30 January 2019

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

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.