Employment Opportunities

Casual Landcare Field Technician

SERCUL is a not for profit NRM organisation that has operated in the Perth region since 2003 to develop and implement projects that improve the health of our bushland and waterways.

We are currently seeking to employ Casual Landcare Field Technicians to join our Environmental Services Team in the on ground delivery of landcare projects. The main duties of these roles will include:

  • Chemical control of environmental weeds in bushland and revegetation areas
  • Manual removal of environmental weeds in bushland and revegetation areas
  • Planting native seedlings in revegetation areas
  • Maintenance of revegetation areas
  • Installation of erosion control measures such as jute matting, coir mesh and coir logs

Typical work hours are 6.30am to 2.30pm, Monday to Friday and all work is based within the Perth metropolitan area.

Essential Selection Criteria:

  • Demonstrated weed control experience using both herbicide and manual methods of weed control.
  • Strong plant identification skills including differentiating between native and weed species in bushland.
  • Good level of physical fitness due to the physically demanding nature of the work.
  • Current manual (C Class) driver’s licence.

Desirable Selection Criteria:

  • Pest Management Technician licence (or the completion of the relevant units of competency to obtain licence)
  • Qualifications in or currently studying Conservation and Land Management (min Cert III), Conservation Biology, Environmental Science, Horticulture or related fields at TAFE or university and/or equivalent employment experience.
  • Experience in using machinery including 4wd vehicles, spray rigs, chainsaws and brush cutters.

Pay levels:

We believe in rewarding staff for their efforts so pay 25% to 40% above the Award Rate for Casual Staff outlined the Gardening and Landscaping Award.

The Award Level will be determined by the level of skills and experience that applicants bring to the position.

This will be a Casual Contract with up to full time hours available to successful applicants between May and November 2022.

To Apply:

Download and respond to the Casual Landcare Field Technician Application Kit below:

SERCUL Casual Landcare Field Technician Application Kit

Further information on the position can be obtained by contacting the SERCUL Environmental Services Manager, Matt Grimbly on 9458 5664 / mattgrimbly@sercul.org.au

All applications must be submitted via email to mattgrimbly@sercul.org.au
Applications are open and can be received at any time.