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Job: Hunter Regional Landcare Coordinator

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Role Title: Hunter Regional Landcare Coordinator

Employer: Hunter Region Landcare Network (HRLN)

Location: Negotiable in the Hunter region, NSW

Role Classification: Temporary Part Time to 30 June 2023 and subject to funding availability and performance

Remuneration: $46 per hour plus employer’s contribution to superannuationHours per week: 0.3 FTE at 10.5 hours per week
The position will report to the Chair of HRLN

HRLN is seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual who can enhance and expand regional landcare engagement with the community, landcare organisations, government and industry as part of a state-wide program. Planning, collaboration and coordination with key stakeholders and partners will enable larger scale opportunities.

The Regional Landcare Coordinator will work with the HRLN committee and liaise with the HRLN par- time Landcare Coordinators, Landcare NSW, Hunter Local Land Services, the nine Councils of the Hunter Valley, Port Stephens and Lake Macquarie as well as other relevant organisations. The position is a component of the NSW Landcare Program 2019-2023.


  • Build on the relationship with Hunter Local Land Services through MOU assessments
  • Build productive relations with Hunter Councils based on MOUs and agreed outputs
  • Strengthen the work of Coordinators through liaison and support structures
  • Link Landcare to business and community groups through joint activities

Key Requirements

  • Be an enthusiastic self-starter
  • Ability to work with volunteers, other professionals and government
  • Project management qualifications and/or experience
  • Demonstrated written, oral computer / internet-based office and web-based communication skills
  • Ability to build partnerships with a range of government and non-government organisations
  • Drivers licence and own vehicle

More Information

Details of the position, selection criteria and information regarding the purpose and objectives of Regional Landcare Coordinators within the NSW Landcare Program 2019-2023, are available on application to the chair of HRLN.

Please direct phone enquiries to Leslie Pearson at 0422619234

How to Apply

Email a brief cover letter (2 pages maximum), curriculum vitae/resume and names of two professional referees to or post to HRLN, P O Box 447, Maitland 2320


Closing Date

Friday 4th October 2019, 17:00 EST


Wednesday 9th October 2019, at the Wetlands Centre, Shortland, NSW

Hunter Region Landcare Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer