Natural Areas Officer - Maternity Relief up to 12 months

$81,453 - $94,486 yearly
  • Ku-ring-gai Council
  • 818 Pacific Highway, Gordon NSW, Australia
  • Dec 25, 2020
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Ku-ring-gai Council is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced professional to join our Strategy and Environment team as a Natural Areas Officer. This role is a Maternity Relief cover for up to 12 months.


Natural Areas Officer –up to 12 months contract

  • Salary $81,453.32 - $94,486.23 p/a + super
  • Up to 12 months contract – 35 hours per week
  • Tertiary qualifications and experience essential
  • Due to commence March 2021

Located 16 km's north of the Sydney CBD, the Ku-ring-gai area covers 84km2, is home to 127,000 residents and is set in one of New South Wales' most attractive natural environments.

Preserving this unique environment for our community and for future generations is a priority for us, as it is for many Ku-ring-gai residents and organisations. This role will see you form part of the natural areas team, ensuring effective natural areas management within the Ku-ring-gai area.

Reporting to the Team Leader Natural Areas, your duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Reviewing, developing and implementing policies, strategies and programs
  • Preparing and reviewing environmental assessments relating to Council activities
  • Developing and administering Council's fauna monitoring program
  • Working collaboratively with others to embed natural areas management principles and practices across Council's services, facilities and operations

Required experience & skills

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline and / or substantial experience in a similar role
  • Current Class C Driver's Licence
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of environmental legislation

This is a great opportunity for someone who is enthusiastic, motivated and keen to further their career within local government.

How to apply:

Applicants are requested to address all Essential Criteria as listed within the Position Description to be eligible for an interview.

Like to know more? Please contact Hiring Manager Penny Hemsworth9424 0866

Closes: 11.45pm, Monday 25th January 2021

Ku-ring-gai Council is an equal opportunity employer

Job Closing Date

Jan 25, 2021