First listed on: 02 July 2020

Planning Coordinator – Vegetation & Pest Management 

  • Join one of Australia’s largest private irrigation companies
  • Dynamic and innovative team
  • Attractive salary package

We are seeking a highly skilled professional to coordinate the management of vegetation and pests across our Company’s works. Our network’s automation over recent years has highlighted a need for a new approach to manage vegetation and weeds, to minimise impacts to system performance, ensure the safety of staff and the community and meet regulatory requirements.

The successful applicant will be a motivated self-starter, comfortable interacting with our team members and industry contacts. They will be able to drive a proactive plan and develop and lead implementation on an approach that provides effective management and showcases innovative control methods, while achieving improved financial outcomes and excellent reporting metrics.

Requirements include: relevant tertiary qualifications e.g. in Agricultural or Environmental Science, Agronomy, Natural Resource Management, or relevant industry and field experience; knowledge and experience in vegetation, weed and pest fauna management and regulatory and biosecurity requirements; knowledge and experience with vegetation and pest management plan development and implementation; experience with R&D projects; ability to undertake field data analysis; ability to cultivate good working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders; and a ‘C’ class driver licence. Certificate IV Chemical Risk Management and/or relevant knowledge of Irrigation and/or Agriculture will be highly regarded.

Applications should include a Murrumbidgee Irrigation application form and current resume, with a cover letter addressing how you meet the following criteria.

  • Ability and/or experience in developing a vegetation and pest management plan.
  • Experience in monitoring and reporting – including compliance reporting.
  • Ability to undertake field data analysis to assist with management approaches and risk reduction.
  • What attracts you to this role with MI.

For general application information, please contact Karen Robertson (HR Officer) on 02 6962 0200. For specific position enquiries, contact Fern Dorricott (Environmental Planning Manager) on 02 6962 0200.

Applications close: Wednesday 29 July 2020

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