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Senior Agriculture Advisor Goats

Senior Agriculture Advisor Goats

  • 502494
  • Agriculture
  • Environmental
  • Field Officer
  • Primary Products
  • Projects

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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.

  • Temporary Full-Time position until 30 June 2025
  • Location negotiable throughout the Western LLS region – office locations include Tibooburra, Bourke, Brewarrina, Broken Hill, Wilcannia, Cobar, Hillston, Wentworth, Buronga & Balranald
  • Salary starting from $ 101,947.00 pa + super 
  • Flexible work arrangements offered

About Us

Local Land Services (LLS) is an Executive Agency related to the cluster. It provides quality, customer-focused services to landholders and the community across New South Wales. This regionally based organisation brings together a wide range of service and advisory functions including agriculture, biosecurity, natural resource management, land management, biodiversity, emergency services and private native forestry.

Our team is there when it matters, on the ground helping landholders with knowledge, networks and local experience.

About the role 

Western Local Land Services is seeking a highly skilled Senior Agricultural Advisor. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to work in a dynamic and expanding industry in a role that is dedicated to improving goat meat production in Western NSW. You will work alongside scientists, service providers, goat producers and processors to build valuable networks and professional relationships.

Key aspects of the role include:

  • working closely with seedstock and commercial goat producers to develop a community of practice
  • facilitating the collection of data via on-farm measurement and implementing recommendations for practice change
  • engaging with producer groups to deliver training and extension services
  • seeking professional development in specialised goat extension areas supported by mentoring from key agencies

For more information on the role, you can download the role description.

About You

Our ideal candidate
will have fantastic communication and relationship building skills. You will also have sound knowledge of the agricultural industry and an interest in the goat industry to ensure the success of practice change, training and extension services. Other desired skills include:

  • Knowledge of current agriculture best practices
  • High quality project management and advisory skills
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills to effectively foster stakeholder and customer relationships
  • Prioritisation and multitasking skills to effectively manage a high workload environment
  • Current valid NSW Driver License and the ability and willingness to travel

The successful applicant in this role may be required to undergo a police check, health assessment and other assessments as required.

Want more information? Just contact please contact Gemma Turnbull on 0409 500 581 or via email gemma.turnbull@lls.nsw.gov.au 

How to apply:
If this role sounds ideal to you, please apply via our online portal by submitting your resume and a brief cover letter outlining how your skills and experience match what we are looking for. We will then get back in touch after the closing date.

Applications through email will not be accepted.

Closing Date: Sunday 5th February 2023 at 11:55pm AEST

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.

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