Position Closed: Field Officer

An opportunity exists for a permanent part-time position with the Armidale Tree Group. Please click the link below to download a copy of the Position Description.

Field Officer Position Description

About the Role

We are seeking a fit and reliable individual who will assist in leading tree planting crews across the New England and North West.The successful applicant will be supervising small teams of up to 4 people, engaged in tree planting, revegetation, weed control and seed collection projects.

The role will include assisting in the coordination of the works programme and communicating with landholders and stakeholders. This is a part-time position for two days a week with scope to increase to 5 days a week at peak periods.

About You

The successful applicant will have the ability to work independently while ensuring that deadlines and targets are met in an efficient and timely manner. You will be able to demonstrate effective communication skills in a work environment.


  • Full NSW driver licence
  • 4WD experience
  • Basic mechanical knowledge of pumps and small engines
  • Ability to travel and stay overnight when required
  • White Card
  • First Aid


  • Knowledge or interest in Australian flora
  • Relevant industry experience
  • Experience in leading small teams
  • AQF3 (chemical handling certificate)

This is a great opportunity to work with a not-for-profit organisation devoted to building a sustainable landscape in the New England region. The role will start mid January 2019 and will be paid at $24 per hour.

If you think you have the experience and qualifications we are looking for, please send a current resume with a cover letter addressing your suitability for the role to manager(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)armidaletreegroup.org.au

Applications will close 06 December 2018.