Biosecurity Officer

at Wingecarribee Shire Council
Location Southern Highlands, NSW, Australia
Date Posted September 16, 2019
Category Government positions
Job Type Full-time
Closing Date 22/09/2019
Salary $61,441.12pa to $71,271.72pa + 9.5% super
Supporting Document/s biosecurity-officer-position-description-august-2019.pdf 376.44 kB
Contact Name Michelle Peddle
Contact Phone (02) 4868 0858


A better way to live.
A stone's throw from Sydney and Canberra, Wingecarribee Shire boasts the best of urban bustle and rural quiet. It offers that true sense of community, natural beauty, and enviable lifestyle only semirural living can offer. At Council we strive to make it an even better place to live. That's our vision. This is your chance to add to it.

About the Role
You will be required to develop, implement and manage weed programs, engage with key stakeholders, and have working knowledge of the Biosecurity Act 2015. Salary for this position is based on skills, experience and qualifications and will range from $61,441.12pa to $71,271.72pa + 9.5% super.

NB: Applicants who reside outside of the Wingecarribee Shire, will not have access to a Commuter Use Operational Vehicle under Council’s Vehicle Management Policy.

About You
In addition to holding relevant qualifications, you will be able to demonstrate experience in:

  • Developing and implementing strategic noxious and environmental weed programs and associated policy and operational works plans
  • Investigation, regulatory enforcement and education associated with noxious weeds management on private land within a Local Government Area (LGA).
  • Identifying new and emerging invasive weeds within an LGA.
  • Carrying out safe systems of work applicable to the position

About Us
Located in the Southern Highlands, Wingecarribee Shire Council is within comfortable travelling distance of Sydney, Canberra, the South Coast and the Illawarra. With four distinct and stunning seasons combined with glorious countryside rich in biodiversity and appeal, it's an enviable lifestyle location. For further information on the Southern Highland attractions please Click Here

How to Apply
Click on 'Apply' button to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume and address the selection criteria as stated within the position description that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Applications not addressing the selection criteria may not be considered.

Intending applicants are advised to read Council's Recruitment Information Package before submitting their online application.

Further information can be obtained by contacting Michelle Peddle, Coordinator Regulatory Services, Rangers on (02) 4868 0858.

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia will be considered for the position.

Closing Date
Sunday 22nd September 2019.

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