Department of Regional NSW
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Land Services Officer - Mixed Farming

Land Services Officer - Mixed Farming

  • 501013
  • Agriculture
  • Animal Care
  • Community
  • Education
  • Environmental
  • Field Officer
  • Projects
  • Ongoing full-time position
  • Position based within the North West LLS region of NSW, locations include Moree, Walgett, Narrabri, Warialda.
  • Salary starting from $87,493 + super
  • Hybrid working arrangements offered

Diversity and inclusion are core values of the Department of Regional NSW. We encourage applications from people with a range of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. This includes differences in culture, gender, sexual orientation, language and disability status or other attributes. The Department of Regional NSW is a workplace where everyone is able to contribute and participate to their full potential, and we are proud to have a team that reflects the richness and complexity of the regional NSW communities we serve.

The North West LLS region extends from Moree Plains Shire Council in the north to Liverpool Plains Shire Council in the south, Walgett Shire Council in the west and Gwydir Shire Council in the east. It is made up of the council areas of Gunnedah, Gwydir, Liverpool Plains, Moree Plains, Narrabri, Tamworth and Walgett. The region has an area of approximately 82,000 km2, a distance of over 440 kilometres.

About the role

In this exciting role, you will work with a high-performing and supportive team in the North West LLS region. This role works directly with land managers and other key stakeholders within region to deliver a variety of agriculturally themed work and projects in areas such as pastures, livestock, soils, cropping and horticulture. This role is customer-focused, with your key responsibility is to provide high quality advice and expertise to landholders on agricultural extension services through consultations, workshops and field days.

Essential requirements for this role:

  • Knowledge and understanding of agricultural, environmental, natural resource management, biosecurity and emergency management issues
  • Ability and willingness to undertake a police check and medical clearance
  •  Current NSW Driver Licence and the ability and willingness to travel

Whilst this role provides a broad range of advice and services, our ideal candidate will have experience in livestock and sheep management. You will have a positive attitude, be highly motivated and keen to make a difference. You’ll also be able to work within a team and operate autonomously with limited supervision and simply get things done. Your interpersonal communication and professional relationship building skills will be your greatest asset.

Ready to take the next step?  Simply submit your resume and a cover letter that tells us why working as a Land Services Officer –Mixed Farming is for you, and we’ll get back to you after the closing date.

Want to know more? Just contact Colin Formann on 0420 978 640 or You can also download the role description.

Closing Date: Sunday 9th October 2022 @ 11.55pm

Additional Information:
A talent pool may be created from this recruitment action for ongoing and temporary roles of the same standard that may become available for filling over the next eighteen months. The successful applicant in this role may be required to undergo a police check, health assessment and other assessments as required.

Who is the
Department of Regional NSW? Why work for us?
Our Department is responsible for building resilient regional economies and communities, strengthening primary industries, managing the use of regional land, overseeing the state’s mineral and mining resources and ensuring government investment in regional NSW is fair and delivers positive outcomes for local communities and businesses

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