Department of Regional NSW
Animal, Wallaby, Kangaroo, Mammal, Wildlife, Antelope

Senior Field Officer TSR

Senior Field Officer TSR

  • 494437
  • Environmental
  • Land Administration
  • Ongoing full-time position Senior Field Officer Position
  • Location – Narrabri or Moree
  • Salary commences from $57,262 plus annual leave loading and superannuation


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.

We encourage applicants from all backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans, refugees, and people with disability. We support an inclusive workplace where staff have access to opportunities and resources at all levels, enabling our team members to drive innovation, productivity and delivery of high-quality services. We provide dignified access to reasonable adjustments both during the recruitment process and in the workplace. If you require reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process, please call or text the contact for this role.


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, private native forestry and the Soil Conservation Service.


About the Role

We are currently looking for a motivated, energetic person to work as part of a team to carry out general maintenance duties on our travelling stock reserves. Your day might include climbing a windmill, repairing fences, monitoring and repairs to water point infrastructure, spraying weeds and general depot duties including plant maintenance.


Our ideal person will have previous experience in weed control and the use of chemicals, have the ability to operate plant and machinery and have basic computer skills. A requirement of this role is to hold a current drivers licence and be prepared to travel around the region and stay away overnight when required.


If you love the outdoors and want a physically active role – this could be just the opportunity you are looking for.


To learn more about the role, please click here to view the role description and contact Wayne Garnsey Team Leader TSR North West LLS on 0427 293 893.


About You

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Be willing to undertake regular travel within the North West LLS region;
  • Closely work with the supervisor to deliver on outcomes in line with program objectives and,
  • Be able to work alone independently in remote locations
  • Have a Current NSW Class C Driver and a willingness to travel;
  • Experience and/or working knowledge of vegetation identification skills is highly desirable


Not mandatory but some desirable experience that would be beneficial include:


  • Hold a HC truck licence or ability to obtain one
  • Firearms Licence or ability to hold one
  • Working at heights experience or comfortable working at heights


Applying for the Role

To apply, please attach a copy of your CV (maximum five pages) along with a one-page cover letter describing how your experience relates to the role.


Applications via email will not be accepted, please apply through our online system.


Applications closing – Sunday 16th May 2021 at 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.

Inclusion and Flexible Working:
We strive to reflect the community we serve and encourage our people to explore new ways of working across regional NSW. We are open to arrangements that help individuals balance their work and life commitments. We embrace difference and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

We understand that everyone is different and you may require adjustments to apply. Please don’t hesitate to contact us to discuss how we may be able to assist you.

Closing date: May 16, 2021

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