Team Leader Animal & Plant Control

at SA Government - Kangaroo Island Landscape Board
Location Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, SA, Australia
Date Posted April 7, 2021
Category Government positions
Job Type Full-time
Closing Date 11/04/2021
Salary $92,784 - $98,143 per annum
Reference Number 431484
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Contact Name Julie Hughes


Kangaroo Island Landscape Board
Job reference: 431484
Location: 5223 - KINGSCOTE
Job status: Long Term Contract
Eligibility: Open to Everyone

Job Description:
The Team Leader, Animal and Plant Control (APC), is a pivotal role in managing pest animal and plant control for the Kangaroo Island Landscape Board (the Board). The Team Leader APC leads and manages several small teams that deliver the Board’s feral cat and pig control, as part of eradication programs that are currently in place, management of declared animals and control programs for priority weeds. Key areas of delivery include contractor management and project management, ensuring that annual work/operational plans, budgets and timelines for delivery are in place, supported by regular performance reporting. The role also ensures that KI feral animal and weed control programs are delivered in collaboration with the community and stakeholders to ensure programs address community concerns and effectively implement the outcomes of the KI Landscape Plan and Biosecurity Strategy.

Special Conditions:

  • Position is based in Kingscote, Kangaroo Island.
  • May be required to participate in fire management or associated duties.
  • A current class “C” driver’s licence and willingness to drive is essential.
  • Some out of normal hours work and intrastate travel involving overnight absences from home may be required as part of the position.
  • This role has been designated as a Position of Trust pursuant to the standards required in the Australian Government Protective Security Policy Framework. By applying for this role you consent to being screened under the process of obtaining a National Police Clearance (NPC), and to the Board requiring you to obtain a National Police Clearance (NPC).
  • The incumbent must be willing to undertake and satisfactorily complete within a reasonable period of commencing in the role – Accredited training that relates to the administration of the Landscape South Australia Act 2019

Application Instructions:
Applicants are to submit CV and letter of application (max 3 pages) addressing the technical, professional and qualifications outlined in the Role Description.


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