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Biosecurity Weed Sprayers

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Job Ref:  4407 & 4405
Employer:  Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council
Job Type:  Full Time
Queanbeyan NSW 2620, Australia (Show on map)
Salary and Benefits:  $49,398 - $54,587 p.a + 9.5% super

Biosecurity Weed Sprayers

Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council are seeking an experienced Biosecurity Weed Sprayer to manage high priority weeds by carrying out inspections, mapping of local weed infestations and degraded sites. 

This position requires manual labour of the following works:

  • Carry out weed control activities, particularly chemical control of noxious weeds on roadsides and other land as directed.
  • Inspect for and record the details including precise location of declared noxious weeds, new weed infestations and threatened plants.
  • Operate and maintain small plant and equipment, such as chemical spray, water pump, chainsaw and grass cutting equipment, and tow trailers when required.
  • Carry out general environmental management of Council and other land as directed, including rubbish removal, pest control, tree planting, fencing and signage.

Successful applicants will need the following experiences:

  • Weed Control Operations and Chemcert and/or working experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft suite of programs and electronic records management.
  • Ability to plan, organise, set priorities and manage time.

For more information about this role, please contact Simon Holloway on (02) 6238 8129 or Emma Pow on (02) 6285 6517.

How to apply

Your application must include:

  • A completed "Application Cover Sheet"
  • Resume including contact details of at least two referees.  Referees can be from paid, voluntary or work experience; the referee should be able to comment on your work related attributes.
  • Statement of your claims for the role against the Selection Criteria.
  • Copies of supporting documentation.

Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from multicultural and Aboriginal people. Council employees enjoy free parking, a dynamic, safe and healthy workplace, smoke, alcohol and drug free working environment. Council has in place a Sustainability Policy and is committed and working towards achieving sustainability outcomes (environmental, social, financial and governance) in all our operations and activities.

Applications closing on 28 May 2018, 05:00 PM

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