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April

Reserve Maintainer - Bushfire Mitigation

City of Rockingham WA - Rockingham, WA

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Full Job Description
You will be required to conduct bushfire fuel reduction programs, including the installation and maintenance of fire breaks and manual, chemical or mechanical vegetation treatments.

You will also be responsible for undertaking inspections and audits bushfire mitigation treatments and fuel load assessments on City-managed lands.

You will have sound knowledge and experience in conservation and land management and bushfire mitigation practices, including fuel load management. Knowledge of and or training in fire behaviour and suppression techniques are desirable for this role.

To be considered for this role, you must address the following selection criteria as part of your online application:

Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management, Horticulture or equivalent
‘MR’ class driver’s licence
Chainsaw operator’s certificate
Relevant practical experience in conservation and land management maintaining bushland reserves, foreshore reserves, wetlands, developed and undeveloped road reserves.
Demonstrated experience in undertaking manual, chemical and mechanical vegetation treatment for bushfire mitigation.
Experience in dealing with the public in a conducive manner.
Significant experience in the safe operation and maintenance of machinery, plant and equipment used for bushfire mitigation works.
Demonstrated knowledge of plant and equipment used for fuel load reduction and prescribed burning.
Demonstrated knowledge of occupational safety and health policies and procedures.
Developed interpersonal and public relation skills.

What we offer

This position offers a gross wage of $1,193.80 gross per week

We value our employees and offer:
Up to 14.5% superannuation
A variety of health and wellbeing programmes
Flexible working arrangements, including rostered days off and two additional paid days of absence per annum
Training and development opportunities including paid study leave and study fees
Salary packaging opportunities for motor vehicles, etc.

Additional details

An information package is available on our website.

Applications will be accepted until 9.00am 10 May 2021.

The City of Rockingham accepts applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds. Applicants of the following groups are encouraged to apply: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people living with disability and people who speak a first language other than English.