District Field Officer, Riverland
Environment and Water
Job reference: 360593
Location: 5343 - BERRI
Job status: Long Term Contract
Eligibility: Open to Everyone

The District Field Officer is an operational role for supporting land managers to ever better manage their natural resources through a whole of landscape approach to Natural Resources Management.  The District Field 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.

Special Conditions

  • The incumbent is required to work alone in a field environment, including working in adverse conditions from time to time.
  • 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 NR SAMDB region in a professional manner.
  • May be required to work on weekends and public holidays for which a loading will be paid.
  • May be required to participate in fire management or associated duties.


  • Must hold a current drivers’ license and be prepared to undertake 4WD training.
  • 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.
  • A current National Police Clearance (NPC) is a requirement.
  • Basic proficiency with MS Office products and GIS.
  • An appropriate tertiary qualification in natural resources management, park management, environmental science, agricultural science or equivalent would be an advantage.

OPS2 ($53,815 - $58,003)

Hannah Spronk, Senior District Officer
8580 1819

Application Instructions
All applications must be submitted online, strictly following the Applicant Guidelines.

Applications close: 19/09/2019 6:00 PM

- Applicant Guidelines.pdf
- Pre-Employment-Declaration.pdf
- Role Description - OPS2_District Field Officer.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.