First listed on: 24 October 2019

Weed Control Operator - Illawarra District Weeds Authority


Are you interested in protecting our natural environment from weeds? The Illawarra District Weeds Authority has been serving the community since 1993 through the control priority weeds within the three local government areas of Wollongong City, Shellharbour City and Kiama Municipal Council.

The role:

The Weed Control Operator will be responsible for a variety of duties including chemical and other control of priority weeds on council property and private land across the region. 

You will hold AQF level 3 training in pesticide use accreditation, drivers licence and an ability to work unsupervised and be able to communicate with residents. A qualification in a horticultural related discipline and a ground applicators licence would be desirable requirements of the role.

We offer:

  • Temporary Full time for 12 months, 38 hours per week
  • Salary up to $974.90 per week, plus 9.5% superannuation
  • 9 day fortnight
  • Contract extension subject to satisfactory performance and ongoing funding 

Contact: IDWA Office on 02 4233 1129 or

Closing date: Tuesday 5 November 2019 at 5pm.


Apply now... In a Cover Letter outline your experience as it relates to the essential and desirable selection criteria in the position description along with a copy of your CV with relevant work experience and email to 

For further information and to download a copy of the position description visit our Current Vacancies page on the Illawarra District Weeds Authority website. 

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