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Land Services Officer Mixed Farming

Land Services Officer Mixed Farming

  • 502691
  • Agriculture
  • Animal Care
  • Community
  • Education
  • Environmental
  • Field Officer
  • Projects

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  • Ongoing full-time position
  • Position based within the North West LLS region of NSW, locations include Moree, Walgett, Narrabri, Warialda.
  • Salary starting from $89,707.00 + 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 and 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 with livestock. 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.

Why work for Department of Regional NSW (DRNSW)?

We work hard every day to support and grow thriving communities across regional NSW that will have a positive impact on generations to come. Our goal is always to be a trusted local partner and problem-solver working deeply in the community.  

 As part of our team, you will be able to:   

  • Deliver with impact. You are empowered and trusted to create impact through exposure to cutting-edge projects and research, career-defining opportunities, and get to be part of a team creating sustainable solutions that will leave a legacy.  
  • Connect to what matters. We are all about forming deep community relationships, fostering our passionate and connected teams. It is central to our work to support a true sense of belonging across the team. 
  • Live your way. From bringing your whole self to work, through to designing flexibility, that fits you and the team, at Regional NSW you will be able to find the balance that works for you.  

We are a young agency, but with that has come a personality that is dedicated, passionate, proactive, influential, and informed. We’re all about ‘having a crack’. 

Interested?  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 colin.formann@lls.nsw.gov.au. You can also download the role description.

Closing Date: Wednesday 8th February 2023 @ 11.55pm

Additional Information

A recruitment pool may be created for ongoing and temporary roles of the same role or role type that may become available for filling over the next eighteen months. 

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