Location: Penrith, NSW

Full Time 11 month contracts available

The Green Army is an Australian Government initiative that supports local environment and heritage conservation projects across Australia. The program provides opportunities for young Australians aged 17-24 years to gain training and experience in environmental and heritage conservation fields, while participating in projects that generate real benefits for the environment. Green Army teams of 10 (up to nine participants and one team supervisor) will be deployed across the country to help communities deliver local conservation outcomes. Conservation Volunteers is proud to be a provider for this program.

We are now seeking to employ Supervisors who will be responsible for the safety, welfare, training and supervision of Green Army participants.

For success in this role you will need:

  • knowledge and experience in the application of Workplace Health & Safety policies and procedures
  • sound knowledge of bush regeneration practices and terrestrial conservation activities
  • excellent people management and training skills
  • good organisational skills and the ability to complete simple reports in a timely manner

Project details: Multiple Green Army projects across the Penrith area, all commencing in May 2017. Further details will be provided at the interview stage.

A full Driver’s licence, Senior or Level II First Aid and a Defensive Driving certificate, Working with Children and Vulnerable People Check are essential. Where necessary, Conservation Volunteers will provide training to Level 3 standard in an OH&S subject. A Criminal Record Check will also be part of the pre-employment process which Conservation Volunteers will conduct.

For details of the position description visit http://conservationvolunteers.com.au/about-us/careers/.

To apply: Complete the application form via the website, including resume and section addressing the Key Selection Criteria available in the Position Description.
Applications close: Sunday 2 April 2017