Environmental and natural resource officer
Role and key duties
Environmental and natural resources officers focus on pollution and degradation of the environment and their impact on biodiversity and stability. For some roles, knowledge of cultural heritage legislation is necessary.
Duties may include: killing and removal of weeds and unwanted vegetation using minimal disturbance techniques or herbicides; collecting seeds from local native plants; propagating local native plants; replanting native trees, shrubs, grasses and wildflowers; and taking part in pest (e.g. rabbit) eradication programs.
Minimum qualification required
Completion of Year 12 or equivalent (including VCE , VCAL or Certificate II VET sector accreditation).
Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management.