Port Stephens City Council Jobs – Volunteers Support Officer

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Job Description:

We’re seeking a motivated individual to look after our land care volunteer groups. Volunteers are the lifeblood of the Port Stephens community – the time and energy our volunteers give makes our beautiful region a better place to live, work and play.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coach volunteers to ensure work is done within agreed methods
  • Engage in positive volunteer and customer interactions while assessing and implementing effective conflict resolution techniques as per Councils Code of Conduct and Customer Service Charter.
  • Liaise with registered volunteers and provide advice and support that assists them in meeting their responsibilities.
  • Investigation, scoping, delivery and recording of horticulture and asset maintenance improvement projects and bushland rehabilitation in collaboration with the asset owner and other relevant Council staff including the Parks Coordinator, Parks Supervisors and Natural Resource Team Leader.

Job Requirements:

  • Management, and/or Front-Line Management)
  • natural area restoration and open space maintenance tasks.
  • Demonstrated competence in Risk Management practices including developing, delivering and documentation of hazard identifications, risk assessments including Environmental Assessment, incident investigations and site specific inductions.
  • Demonstrated project management, planning, report writing and record keeping skills.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field and/or extensive proven practical experience in a similar role (i.e. Horticulture, Natural Resource
  • Experience in supervision of people, specifically volunteers.
  • Proven experience in training volunteers in safe chemical applications, weed identification, weed control, native veg identification, and
  • Experience and or knowledge in processes applying for and administering grant funding.

Job Details:

Company: Port Stephens Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Port Stephens, New South Wales, AU

Application Deadline: N/A

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