JOB - Landscape Rehydration Design Consultant

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Location: Flexible workplace - Canberra region preferred

Salary etc: Part-time or full-time

Closing date: Friday 14 June 2019


At Mulloon Consulting Contracting and Certifying (MCCC) we believe in regenerative agriculture.  Our innovative approach works to re-establish the natural function, fertility and resilience of agricultural landscapes and incorporates the work of a range of ground-breaking regenerative farmers.

MCCC is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Mulloon Institute, a world class research, education and advocacy organisation. We provide technical advice to landholders on restoring natural landscape function; landscape rehydration (using natural sequence farming techniques); and rebuilding soil fertility.

You will be part of a small close knit team that works with landholders and government to: identify and document planning goals; recognise management issues and generate innovative management solutions including detailed designs for surface and groundwater management; achieve regulatory approval for projects; undertake outreach, education and capacity building; and identify appropriate regenerative land management measures. You will have a mid-level role with the opportunity for mentoring from our key senior technical team and for developing your skills and working independently. Reporting directly to the General Manager of MCCC, you will become a key team member building our reputation for technical excellence and helping to deliver the goals of MCCC and The Mulloon Institute.

If you possess sound technical skills in hydrology for landscape rehydration and are passionate about effecting change in regenerative environmental and agricultural practices, you would be well-suited for this role.

  • Permanent part-time or full-time (negotiable). Initially 3-month probationary period with a review every 12 months.

  • Be part of a team working to deliver innovative landscape rehydration to the broader community in a consultancy setting.

  • Work directly with landholders and government organisations to progress their goals and build knowledge of regenerative landscape management.

  • Undertake occasional travel including interstate, this will necessitate travel outside standard hours with nights away from home.

Selection criteria

  • Appropriate qualifications and experience in natural resource management and/or agriculture.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the fundamentals that underpin regenerative landscape management.

  • Five years relevant experience.

  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills.

  • Strong technical skills in physical geography, hydrology and hydraulics and design of in stream structures for landscape rehydration.

  • Demonstrated skills in the use of design software (Vectorworks or similar) and GIS mapping tools.

  • Ability to provide or source sound technical advice on regenerative land management measures.

  • Experience in environmental education.

  • Delivery of projects within budgets and timeframes.

  • Completion of, or willingness to undertake the Tarwyn Park Training course.

  • Demonstrated skills in the production of high quality technical reports and proposals.

  • Demonstrated understanding of WH&S and risk assessment frameworks.

  • Capacity to work un-supervised.

  • Current drivers’ licence and own vehicle.

Remuneration

We’ll gladly negotiate a competitive, tailored remuneration package with the successful candidate.

Position description

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How to apply

Please forwarding a cover letter, outlining your skills and experience against the above criteria, and your resume to Carolyn Hall by 14th June 2019.

For more information about the role, please contact carolyn@themullooninstitute.org or phone 0418 651 300.

Advertised on NRM Jobs
https://nrmjobs.com.au/jobs/2019/20003187/Landscape_Rehydration_Design_Consultant