Weeds Officer

Lachlan Shire Council Full Time Permanent 18/11/2019


Permanent full-time


Lachlan Shire is located at the Heart of NSW, based at Condobolin on the Lachlan River. Lachlan Shire Council serves a community of approximately 7,000 people within an area of 15,500 square kilometres encompassing rural towns and villages that capture the essence of life in the bush. The Shire boasts modern facilities, schools, shopping, health services and an exceptional range of recreational pursuits. The community is warm and welcoming, offering a unique and enviable rural lifestyle. Join our team and experience some of the most beautiful country in Australia.

An opportunity exists within our Environment, Tourism and Economic Development Department for an enthusiastic person who has the skills and ability to undertake weed control work in accordance with the Biosecurity Act. 

To be successful you will require good communication skills; the ability to use small plant and spray equipment; be willing to learn new skills; be prepared to follow procedures and instructions and have a passion for the delivery of high quality customer service to our community. 

Contact: Weeds Control Coordinator - Laurence Thompson on 02 6895 1900 

Classification: Grade 4 paying $1,826 to $2,055 per fortnight


Applications close: 4.30pm Monday, 13 December 2019

TO APPLY: Go to Council’s website at www.lachlan.nsw.gov.au to download the Position Description, ‘How to apply for positions’ and Selection Criteria documents. Valid applications require a cover letter, resume, statement addressing the selection criteria and a copy of relevant qualifications. Please note, applicants who do not address the essential and desirable selection criteria will not be considered for interview.

Applications addressed to the General Manager, PO Box 216 CONDOBOLIN NSW 2877 or via email to hr@lachlan.nsw.gov.au will be accepted by Human Resources up to 4:30pm on the closing date.


Lachlan Shire Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides a smoke-free work environment