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Field Supervisor - Bushlink

Northside Enterprise Incorporated

This exciting role is within our innovative Bushlink program. Bushlink is dedicated to creating real and valued employment for people with disability, through a network of working environmental project teams.

Casual position – with possibility for regular shifts. 6.5 - 7 hours per day between the hours of 8:30 am and 3:30 pm at Brookvale or Chatswood as per our organisation’s needs. Must be available early in the week.

Main Job Tasks

  • Provide supervision, training and support for team of people with intellectual disabilities to perform onsite tasks
  • Perform best practice bush regeneration & gardening tasks including but not limited to: weeding, laying of weed matting, erecting plant shelters, mulching, planting, clearing, propagation, administering herbicide, rubbish collection, pruning, removal/composting of vegetative waste and keeping sites tidy during the day
  • Liaise with Manager for tasks, WH&S consultation and task reporting
  • Transport team to and from work sites and base with required equipment using Bushlink vehicle
  • Conduct daily risk checks and eliminate or reduce risk by appropriate controls in liaison with Manager and client
  • Work with school students of all ages via our Schools Inclusion Program
  • Work with volunteers in bushland sites and lead groups of Corporate volunteers
  • Support team to develop skills and knowledge
  • Maintain tools and equipment and cleanliness/organisation of base
  • Conduct onsite team training or administration work when required eg. during inclement weather
  • Facilitate our Training Team program as required, this includes supporting participants in theory and practical training in bush regeneration
  • Complete WH&S and Maintenance reports as due
  • Liaise with families and carers of team members with disability
  • Perform essential first aid when required
  • Attend monthly Bushlink support staff meetings

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA

  • Demonstrated field experience in bush regeneration
  • Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management or equivalent
  • Certificate III Individual Support (Disability) or equivalent, or willingness to obtain
  • Ability to supervise small teams of people with disability
  • Ability to work with volunteers and lead groups of Corporate Volunteers and School Students
  • Understanding of EEO and WH&S principles
  • Apply First Aid Certificate, or willingness to obtain
  • Demonstrated experience working with people with disability in skills development
  • Current Driver License
  • Working with Children Check, or willingness to obtain

DESIRABLE CRITERIA

  • Chemcert AQ3 qualification
  • Advanced communication skills

For any enquiries please contact Diane McLane, Manager Bushlink 02 9905 5804.

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