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1/8/2022 Lismore Full Time

We are seeking a Weed Control Team Leader to join our Weed Biosecurity and Bush Regeneration team. A focus for this role is to assist the team in supervision of Weed Control Officers and contractors undertaking weed control and surveillance activities in accordance with predetermined Weed Management Plans and targets outlined in Council’s Delivery and Operational Plans.

About Rous County Council

Rous County Council is situated in Lismore, the heart of the Northern Rivers with an operational footprint covering 3,000km2. As a county council, we are responsible for providing three specific functions; bulk water supply, weed biosecurity and flood mitigation.

Our value proposition to you:

  • A progressive and innovative organisation which supports work/life balance
  • Supportive environment for career development
  • Ongoing learning and training
  • Employee assistance support
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • 76 hour 9-day fortnight
  • Starting salary $60,507 (plus statutory superannuation) with opportunity for salary progression up to SS4

Your value proposition to us:

  • Working collaboratively and inclusively is your style
  • Ability to lead a small team
  • You will be known for your excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Your average workday will be kept busy by:

  • Supervising the delivery of assigned activities in relation to weed control and surveillance, including the management of staff
  • Ensuring the timely and accurate collection of treatment and inspection data in line with Council’s Operational Plans

Are you ready to catapult your career?

For more information about the position, view the position description To apply, visit To be considered for the position, it is mandatory that you submit your resume and answer the selection criteria. A satisfactory health assessment, including drug screening and a national police history check is a pre-requisite to an offer of employment. Helpful resources to assist in answering selection criteria can be found on the Careers page.

Note: Location subject to change as Council prepares to relocate, by 2024, some work sites to new premises at Gallans Rd, Ballina NSW 2478.

Applications close 11:59pm 11 August 2022

Rous County Council is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and diversity across our workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Lismore 2480

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Sub Sector
Government - Local
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