First listed on: 25 January 2019

Weeds Officer

When life speeds up and becomes more complicated we yearn for simple things, like time, a sense of connection, stability, belonging to a community. We’ve had a good close up look and reckon that this is what Clarence Valley can deliver to your life and your family.

So, if you want what others have - that’s great. But just maybe we’re what you need.

Either way it really can’t hurt to check what living in the Clarence is all about.... right! 

Clarence Valley Council has reputation in the community for providing quality service and this is a credit to the teamwork, dedication and skill of our employees. We value our employees and provide a progressive, rewarding and flexible working environment. 

So... come join us in the Clarence Valley where we work, rest & play!

Checkout about living in the Clarence Valley here.

What you need to know...

  • permanent full time 76 hours per fortnight
  • salary - $51,516 - $61,434 per annum, plus superannuation
  • a 9 day fortnight
  • location - South Grafton
  • the opportunity to accrue time in lieu
  • the opportunity to 'purchase' leave

About the role

Are you interested in participating in the region-wide collaboration known as the North Coast Weed Action Program?

Do you have what it takes to be an effective team member in a proactive section of Council?

In this role with the Natural Resource Management team we are looking for someone with previous experience in working with landholders.

You will be responsible for undertaking inspections of all lands for invasive weed infestations under the Biosecurity Act and reporting outcomes to Council.

We are looking for someone with the ability to inform and advise landholders on a range of effective weed control techniques, and seek co-operation in the control of weeds across the landscape.

You will also assist in the NRM weeds team with undertaking on-ground control activities and public education programs undertaken by Council.

Download the position description here.


Reece Luxton, Natural Resource Management & Projects Coordinator on 6641 7241.

Closing date

Sunday, 17 February 2019 at 11.30 pm (NSW time) daylight saving time

Other important information 

This position is based at Council's Rushforth Road Works Depot, however, this may change should business needs identify other work locations to be more appropriate to deliver our services in the future.

A probation period applies to this position.

How to apply:

  • All applications must be lodged online via Council's website
  • Once you start your online application you cannot save and return later. 
  • You may wish to prepare your responses in a Word document, and then copy and paste into the fields below.
  • Attachments such as certificates and licences must be combined into one document before you attach them to your application.
  • You must use your own email address and not one used previously by another person that has applied for a position with Council.
  • For further information about the selection process including tips on how to address the selection criteria please refer to the Careers page on the Clarence Valley Council website. 

For this application you will be required to supply a resume and relevant certificates and licences.

Council is an EEO employer and indigenous people are encouraged to apply.

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