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Team Leader Travelling Stock Reserve, Central West Local Land Services

Team Leader Travelling Stock Reserve, Central West Local Land Services

  • 500310
  • Agriculture
  • Animal Care
  • Engineering
  • Environmental
  • Pest and Weed Control
  • Specialist Manager

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 (up to 31 July 2023, with possibility of extension)
  • Location – Negotiable within the Central West Local Land Services region
  • Salary commencing from $113,343.00 + superannuation

About Us

Local Land Services (LLS) was established in January 2014 to provide quality, customer focused services to landholders and the community across New South Wales. The organisation brings together the agricultural advice, biosecurity, natural resource management and emergency services.

Where will you work? The Central West Local Land Services region extends from the slopes of Grenfell, Wellington and Coonabarabran to the western plains of Condobolin, Nyngan and Coonamble. Imagine living in the heart of regional New South Wales, where the great Australian dream of a family home with a big backyard is possible. Stay active by exploring wide open and spaces stunning natural features. The warm welcoming community is what makes the central west region such a special place to live and work.

What will my day look like?

This role is responsible for leading and managing a team to ensure that the Travelling Stock Reserves (TSRs) throughout the region are managed sustainably into the future.

You will be required to:

  • Develop and implement policies and guidelines to ensure that decisions made and activities undertaken comply with relevant legislation, Government, Corporate and LLS priorities.
  • Ensure that on ground and planning outcomes are consistent with agreed priorities, plans, standards.
  • Engage with and maintain stakeholder involvement in LLS activities and sharing information between LLS’s, states and territories and community.
  • Coordinating and influencing multidisciplinary teams to work together with a range of external and internal stakeholders to achieve outcomes.
  • Balance and managing a range of competing and conflicting priorities in a politically sensitive environment.

What you will bring to the role:

  • Understanding of the needs and issues facing land holders and stakeholders in achieving sustainable economic development.
  • A degree in agricultural, environmental, natural resource management, biosecurity and emergency management and/or equivalent knowledge and experience.
  • Demonstrated effective people leadership and communication skills, with the ability to manage staff across a geographically dispersed region.
  • Be financially adept to manage budgets and projects.
  • Hold a current NSW Driver Licence and the ability and willingness to travel (including overnight stays).

Interested? Applying is easy!  Simply submit your resume (max five pages), and a one page cover letter online addressing the capabilities of the role, and tell us why working as the Team Leader Land Services Travelling Stock Reserves is for you. We’ll get back to you after the closing date.

Please click here to view the role description and if you want to learn more about the role, please contact Bree Agar, Manager Operations on 0418119289 or

Applications close on Wednesday 17th August 2022 at 11.55pm AEDST

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. The successful applicant in this role may be required to undergo a health assessment.

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