Department of Regional NSW
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Team Leader – Natural Resource Management

Team Leader – Natural Resource Management

  • 499114
  • Conservation
  • Education
  • Environmental Science
  • Natural and Physical Science
  • Projects
  • Specialist Manager
  • Full time ongoing role available (part time & job share also considered)
  • Hybrid work environment on offer
  • Location negotiable across the Central West LLS region.
  • Salary starting from $113,343 pa + super

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.

Central West Local Land Services (LLS) is looking for a passionate people manager to inspire a team of NRM specialists responsible for delivering a portfolio of projects focused on improving the ecological condition of rural landscapes across the Central West region of NSW.

As the Team Leader – Natural Resource Management, you'll be responsible for:

  • Guiding a high performing team plus developing strategies for their continued growth
  • Overseeing the delivery of Australian Government-funded projects
  • Working collaboratively, as part of the wider management team, to plan & deliver integrated services for our customers
  • Consulting on, planning and preparing functional area plans and funding applications
  • Engaging and connecting with key Agriculture & NRM networks, stakeholder groups and individuals
  • Monitoring, evaluation, and reporting - both internally and to external funding bodies
  • Identifying emerging issues and developing appropriate mitigation responses

This is a great role to take on and make your own! To be successful you’ll need to be:

  • A positive and constructive contributor to team/organisational planning
  • Self-motivated, with a clear vision for achieving results
  • Passionate about whole farm management, natural resource protection & overseeing change
  • Collaborative, supportive and driven to work as a team
  • A great communicator with the ability to engage with all stakeholders
  • Flexible, with a strong ability to problem solve on the run and adapt quickly and regularly
  • A self-sustaining thinker and self-assured presenter

Why is this the job for you?

  • You’ll be working for an organisation whose flexible work environment allows you to better manage your lifestyle and work commitments
  • You’ll be in a role with real purpose - helping to deliver projects focused on improving the ecological condition of rural landscapes across the Central West region of NSW
  • Internal support and mentoring are on tap, with collaboration and cooperation across all regions encouraged
  • You’ll become part of an amazing, experienced, professional & friendly team, contributing and learning from some of the best in the field

So if you're passionate about whole farm management, natural resource protection & delivering change we want to hear from you!

Have we got you interested? Then submit your resume and a 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 with the next steps.

Closing Date:  Wednesday 25th May 2022 @ 11:55pm.

Want more information?
Just contact Jane Chrystal - Manager Land Services on 0429 127 653 or via You can also download the Role Description.

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.

All Department of Regional NSW employees are required to show evidence of:

  • being fully vaccinated with a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccine and; or
  • having an approved medical contraindication.

You will be required to show proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status or approved COVID19 Vaccination medical exemption at the time of your application submission.

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