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District Officer, Murraylands
Environment and Water
Job reference: 374827
Location: 5253 - MURRAY BRIDGE
Job status: Long Term Contract
Eligibility: Open to Everyone

Contract Type: Long term backfill opportunity until 23 September 2022 with possibility of further extension.

Remuneration: OPS3 ($63,681 - $67,868)

Role Description:

The District Officer is an operational role for mobilizing land managers to ever better manage their natural resources through a whole of landscape approach to Natural Resources Management. The District Officer contributes to the implementation, monitoring of and reporting on the relevant District Plan, and delivers on ground works, activities and minor projects aimed at threat abatement and other NRM related issues on public and private lands across landscapes in the SAMDB region.

Requirements / Special Conditions:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in natural resources management, park management, environmental science, agricultural science or equivalent is desirable.
  • Will be required to participate in fire management or associated duties.
  • A valid National Police Clearance (NPC) is a requirement.
  • The incumbent is required to work alone in a field environment, including working in adverse conditions from time to time.
  • Must hold a current drivers’ licence and be prepared to undertake 4WD training.
  • Some out of hours work, intrastate travel involving overnight absences from home and attendance at public meetings out of normal office hours may be required.
  • All staff are encouraged to wear the appropriate uniform in any public setting to represent the region in a professional manner.
  • The incumbent must be willing to undertake and satisfactorily complete within a reasonable period of commencing in the role accredited training that relates to the administration of the Natural Resources Management Act and other relevant legislation.
  • May be required to work on weekends and public holidays for which a loading will be paid.

Kylie Moritz, Acting District Manager, Murraylands on 0428 898 456 or

Application Instructions
Apply online by submitting a CV and letter of application (max 3 pages) addressing the competency elements outlined in the Role Description. Strictly follow the Applicant Guidelines which is provided.

Applications close: 20/02/2020 6:00 PM

- Applicant Guidelines.pdf
- Pre-Employment-Declaration.pdf
- Role Description - OPS3_District Officer, Murraylands.pdf

Flexibility Statement
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.