Job Opportunity - Landcare Project Officer-2

Job Opportunity – Landcare Project Officer

The Scoop

The Hunter Region Landcare Network is hiring!

Title: Landcare Project Officer
Organisation: Hunter Region Landcare Network

Location: working across the Hunter region, (office bases at the Hunter Wetlands Centre and Muswellbrook Sustainability Hub)
Salary: casual, $30 – $36 per hour depending on level of experience.
Hours: min 7.5 hours per week with additional various and irregular hours for delivery of events.

Duration: up to 30 June 2023

About the position

We are looking for an enthusiastic person with experience in community engagement and education, project management, and solid administration skills, with a genuine interest in Landcare conservation and land management, community engagement and education.

The Landcare Project Officer will be required to:

  • Organise and deliver workshops and events for the community in collaboration with our partner organisations,
  • Develop educational materials for workshops, events, and field days,
  • Manage booking register and participant evaluations,
  • Project management to report on budget and deliverables as per funding deeds,
  • Work independently under the guidance of the Regional Coordinator, work alongside our

Local Coordinators in the delivery of Landcare projects and programs.

Selection Criteria


  • Tafe qualifications in conservation/ environment/ science related field.
  • Proven track record in project and/ or event management.
  •  Report writing for a variety of partners and stakeholders.
  •  Experience in community engagement and education.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking.
  • Drivers Licence and comprehensively insured vehicle.
  • Ability to attend meetings and workshops out of normal work hours.
  • Proven genuine interest in Landcare conservation and land management, community engagement and education.


  • Experience in setting up and maintaining budget spreadsheets.
  • WHS and/ or First Aid Certificates.
  • Experience in procurement.
  • Experience with project management software.


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