Pest Management Officer

Job Description

Pest Management Officer

Council is seeking to appoint a permanent full time Pest Management Officer to contribute to Council’s success.

  • Permanent Full Time 
  • 9-day fortnight 
  • Located in Calliope 

About the Role

The purpose of this position is to undertake monitoring, education, and enforcement of legislation relevant to pest management, in conjunction with the practical application of pest management services on Council controlled areas.

You will bring: 

  • Experience in pest management, regulatory investigation and enforcement activities, and interpreting and applying legislation.
  • Effective communication (verbal and written English) and literacy skills to liaise with customers and employees, and accurately document and record information.
  • Problem solving and negotiation skills to process complaints and gain cooperation and assistance from customers and landholders.
  • Proficient keyboard skills and experience using Microsoft Office Suite and operating corporate business systems.
  • Proficient skills and experience in smart mobile technology including ipads, tablets and applications.
  • Legally able to hold or currently hold an Agricultural Chemical Distribution Control Licence

Why work for GRC?

The Gladstone Region is a dynamic Central Queensland coastal region that provides an enviable lifestyle and economic stability for more than 63,000 residents. Gladstone Regional Council is committed to a dynamic, proud and diverse future for the Gladstone Region that focuses on working together to balance our region’s lifestyle and opportunity. Our success is built on a foundation of safe, engaged, high performing talent and teams and a values-based culture centred around our SERVICE principles.

  • We are fortunate to live in an attractive, growing region and proud to provide opportunity for personal growth and career development for our employees. 
  • We offer opportunities to grow your career within a progressive local government organisation and work in a high performing team that values your contribution. 
  • You will be rewarded with a competitive salary including generous superannuation and a flexible roster that supports a generous work-life balance. 
  • We offer a range of employee benefits including free physiotherapy, support services and discounted health cover and fitness memberships. 

Please be advised that the preferred candidate for this position, as a condition of employment, may be required to complete a criminal history check, a pre-employment medical or a skills assessment.

Council is committed to connecting with the Gladstone Regional community which values diversity and inclusion and encourages you to bring your whole self to work.  First Nations people are encouraged to apply.