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Job Title: Bush Regeneration Site Supervisor

Advertiser: Community Environment Network - CEN

Location: Central Coast, Lake Macquarie and Newcastle

About CEN:

CEN is a non-profit independent community group that works for Ecologically Sustainable Development and against threats to it. The aims and objectives of CEN are as follows

  •           to increase effectiveness of community groups
  •           to be a regional voice on the Central Coast;
  •           provide a forum for public discussion and education;
  •           increase public awareness and understanding;
  •           to promote community monitoring of the environment; and
  •           to facilitate the empowerment of individuals.

The opportunity:

CEN is currently looking for experienced Bush Regeneration Site Supervisor. CEN’s team is Ourimbah based and provides a range of bush regeneration services throughout the Central Coast, Lake Macquarie and Newcastle. Much of the work carried out work is in Council and NPWS reserves. CEN’s team also provides support to private landholders involved in CEN’s Land for Wildlife Program. This program primarily addresses biodiversity conservation through the promotion of habitat protection to private landholders. Often landholders also work with the team and require a degree of supervision and support.

About you:

Essential Criteria

  •           Experience in supervising Bush Regeneration Teams;
  •           At least two years’ experience working as a Bush Regenerator;
  •           Completed a minimum Certificate IlI in Conservation and Land Management or equivalent;
  •           Excellent plant identification skills;
  •           Sound knowledge of exotic plants and control techniques;
  •           Relevant certification including ChemCert certificate and OH&S White Card; and
  •           Access to private/ and or public transport and a mobile phone.

Desirable Criteria

  •           Experience working with community volunteers;
  •           Experience in seed collection; and
  •           Chainsaw Operation.

Hours: casual employment 30-37.5hrs/ week, working from 7am to 3pm

How to apply: email applications to Rob Suesse – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Date due: until the role is filled

Contact for further information: Should you wish to discuss this position further, please contact Rob Suesse on 0428 434 334 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The CEN is an alliance of community and environment groups from Lake Macquarie and Central Coast. It is a non-profit organisation working to protect and improve our local environment.

While we don't have any positions vacant at this time CEN is creating a shortlist of suitably qualified and experienced Bush Regenerators

Bush Regeneration Team Member Duties -  include undertaking a range of activities including weed control using bush regeneration techniques, including foliar spraying and installing local provenance plants;

Essential: Commitment to aims and objectives of CEN; appropriate communication, Cert II Conservation & Land Management (or equivalent), Min 3 months experience in bush regen industry, excellent plant id skills, drivers license and vehicle, relevant certificates including Chemical Application Certification and White Card.

The positions are based at Ourimbah and requires travel throughout the Central Coast and Newcastle

If you are a qualified bush regenerator and would like for us to add you to our availablity list - then please send a brief Resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For more information contact: 4349 4754

Contact details

CALL 02 4349 4756

PO Box 149 Ourimbah NSW 2258

FM Building, Central Coast Campus,
University of Newcastle,
Loop Road, Ourimbah,
NSW, 2258


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