Vision:                  To live in a community which understands, values and enjoys its heritage.

Mission:               To remain an independent, non-government community advocate, understanding and safeguarding our heritage today and tomorrow.

 

 

Assistant Gardener, Everglades Gardens, Leura

An opportunity exists to join Australia’s leading community based conservation organisation, The National Trust of Australia (NSW).

We are seeking an enthusiastic, motivated and reliable person to provide assistance to the Head Gardener by undertaking garden and ground maintenance on a permanent basis.

Some qualifications in horticulture or a similar field are required. Remuneration package range $40.7k – $44.4k, based on age and experience.

All applications, marked attention Director, People should be sent to: hr@nationaltrust.com.au

Your application should include your CV and covering letter that address the selection criteria set out in the job description. For any enquiries or a copy of the job description call (02) 9258 0159.

Closing date for applications is Friday 10 May 2019.

 

 

Museum/Education Officer – Old Government House and Experiment Farm Cottage, Parramatta

An exciting opportunity exists to join the leading independent guardian of Australia’s built, cultural and natural heritage, The National Trust of Australia (NSW).

We have a number of casual vacancies at our World Heritage listed property, Old Government House (OGH) in Parramatta and Experiment Farm Cottage (EFC), Harris Park for Museum/Education Officers to assist the Regional Manager, Western Sydney oversee the daily operations of the Properties.

Duties range from supervision of the Properties – including volunteer management, security and presentation of the properties, administrative tasks and oversight of retail and front of house duties – through to assisting with educational tours and public programs.

We are looking for people who are passionate about heritage buildings, history and education and just as passionate about working with our highly skilled volunteer workforce. You need to be organised, computer literate, great with people and happy to turn your hand to any number of tasks as required.

While you mightn’t have worked in a museum environment before, you should have a background or interest in history and education and ideally some understanding and appreciation of the conservation and management issues for historic sites and museums, hold a current driving license and be able to demonstrate competence in a number of computer based skills.

Additionally, if you have experience in cultural tourism, customer service or retail, we’d love to hear from you.

We are seeking at least two casual staff who are available to work on weekends plus at least one casual role which will be closely involved in delivering education programs to school groups and other parties on an as-needs basis. It is envisaged this role will be primarily based at Experiment Farm Cottage in Harris Park.

For more information and a full job description contact the Director, People on (02) 9258 0159 or email HR@nationaltrust.com.au. Applications should be sent to HR@nationaltrust.com.au.

Closing Date: Tuesday 23 April 2019

 

Bushland Management Services (BMS), Area Coordinator

The National Trust of Australia (NSW) is Australia’s pioneering Natural Area Restoration NGO and its Bushland Management Services (BMS) Division has been in continuous operation for over 38 years.

BMS provides a range of services to public and private landowners who require quality expertise in managing conservation of bushland and biodiversity in the Greater Sydney region. The goal of the National Trust’s Bushland Management team is to advocate and implement best practice methods for natural area restoration and management of our natural areas.

BMS is seeking to employ an experienced Area Coordinator for a permanent full-time role. Applicants must have a passion for bush regeneration and natural area restoration, have the experience and capacity to coordinate and manage a number of sites across a region of Sydney, have an excellent ability to connect with key stakeholders, be competent in the use of technology, qualified in regeneration techniques and share our vision to be the best in the business. This position comes with a vehicle.

The National Trust values motivated staff and rewards them by:

  • Offering professional opportunities for growth.
  • Offering interesting and challenging projects in a supportive team environment.
  • Actively encouraging initiative and business acumen
  • Offering great remuneration packages.

This is a rare opportunity to become part of the National Trust Bush Regeneration Team on a permanent basis.

What you’ve got – the essentials

  • Relevant TAFE qualification in Bush Regeneration, Conservation & Land Management or similar. Min Cert 3
  • Accredited training in application of herbicides & supervision of herbicide users (Chem Cert AQF3)
  • Demonstrated thorough understanding of bushland management and a commitment to preservation of the natural environment.
  • Knowledge and understanding of relevant environmental legislation.
  • Demonstrated experience in provision of training, supervision and technical advice.
  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills, especially report writing skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Maps & Photo editing.
  • Knowledge & commitment to WHS and EEO principles.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of WHS requirements.
  • Great communication, client relationship and negotiation skills.
  • Experience in tendering for clients.
  • General project management (stock ordering, provision of materials, equipment, field staff allocation to projects etc).
  • Ability to generate all project monthly and annual reports and invoices relating to contracts.
  • Conducting business according to National Trust’s (NT) Integrated Management system (IMS) requirements and guidelines.
  • Ability to manage budgets.
  • Logical thinking and creative problem-solving ability The ability to motivate and inspire teams.
  • Strong work ethic and a desire to succeed.
  • Current NSW Drivers Licence (manual vehicle).

Also good to have – the desirables

  • Be able to positively promote the services of the National Trust of Australia (NSW) to clients.
  • Be prepared to improve relevant skills through further training.
  • Hold a current first aid certificate (or be willing to undertake training for one).
  • Have an understanding of the components of management plans for bushland areas.

If this sounds like the opportunity you have been looking for and you would like to work with a highly respected organisation with a rich history in natural area restoration and conservation, please send your resumes and a covering letter addressing the essentials to hr@nationaltrust.com.au.

Enquiries and a full job description call (02) 9258 0159.

 

Bush Regeneration Site Supervisors

The National Trust of Australia (NSW) is Australia’s pioneering Natural Area Restoration NGO and its Bushland Management Services (BMS) Division has been in continuous operation for over 38 years.
BMS provides a range of services to public and private landowners who require quality expertise in managing conservation of bushland and biodiversity in the Greater Sydney region. The goal of the National Trust’s Bushland Management team is to advocate and implement best practice methods for natural area restoration and management of our natural areas.

BMS is seeking to employ three (3) qualified bush regeneration Site Supervisors for permanent full-time roles. Applicants must have a passion for bush regeneration and natural area restoration, have the experience and capacity to lead and develop their team to reach their full potential, be competent in the use of technology, qualified in regeneration techniques and share our vision to be the best in the business.

The National Trust values motivated staff and rewards them by:

  • Offering professional opportunities for growth.
  • Offering interesting and challenging projects in a supportive team environment.
  • Actively encouraging employee feedback and ownership of projects.
  • Offering great remuneration packages.

This is a rare opportunity to become part of the National Trust Bush Regeneration Team on a permanent basis.

What you’ve got – the essentials

  • At least 2 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Cert III or Diploma in Conservation and Land Management.
  • Thorough knowledge of indigenous and introduced plant species.
  • Excellent organisational, planning and time management skills.
  • Logical thinking and creative problem-solving ability.
  • Great attention to detail.
  • Good communication, client relationship and negotiation skills.
  • The ability to motivate and inspire a team.
  • Strong work ethic and a desire to succeed.
  • Physically fit for the inherent requirements of the role.
  • Current NSW Drivers Licence (manual vehicle).
  • Current Chemical Certificate AQF3.
  • OHS Green/White Card.
  • Be tech savvy and able to apply this knowledge to an android platform.

Also good to have – the desirables

  • Physically fit for the inherent requirements of the role.
  • Current First Aid Certificate.
  • Positive attitude to work and ability to actively promote the services of the National Trust of Australia (NSW) to clients.
  • Experience in preparing quotes or desire to learn/ improve skills through further training if required.  Mechanically inclined.

If this sounds like the opportunity you have been looking for and you would like to work with a highly respected organisation with a rich history in natural area restoration and conservation, please send your resumes and a covering letter addressing the essentials to hr@nationaltrust.com.au.

Enquiries and a full job description call (02) 9258 0159.

 

 

Marketing and Events Coordinator

  • Dynamic team environment
  • Heritage & Conservation based NFP
  • Iconic Brand

The National Trust (NSW) is seeking a creative and organised person with a can-do approach to coordinating our two flagship events: the Australian Heritage Festival and the National Trust Heritage Awards, and relaunching our Trust Talks series to create a forum for discussion on the big issues in natural, built and cultural heritage.

About the Job
You will need to be an end-to-end event coordinator who excels at speaker engagement, venue and theming, logistics and marketing for events. This role also supports the development of marketing and social media content to promote the array of events taking place across the National Trust in New South Wales.

About You
We are seeking someone with at least 3 years of experience working on large scale cultural or tourism events who has a keen eye for detail and the desire to continuously improve and add creative flair to our events program.

Qualifications and Experience
Ideally you will have worked within the cultural, hospitality and tourism, or not-for-profit sectors and will have a minimum qualification of a diploma in events or marketing.

This is a full time permanent role reporting to the Director, Marketing and Communications.

If you’ve been looking for the opportunity to work with an iconic brand and grow it into something truly significant, this is the role for you.

For a full position description or any enquiries please call (02) 9258 0159.

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter that addresses’ the key accountabilities to: hr@nationaltrust.com.au

Closing Date: Tuesday 23 April, 2019.

 

Program Manager: Special Events

Location: Sydney, NSW
Job Type: Full-time, fixed term contract for 18 months
Category: Events, Marketing and Communications Management
Sectors: Arts, Culture, Heritage
Reports to: CEO

The National Trust (NSW) will celebrate its 75th anniversary in 2020 – presenting a moment in time for the organisation to bring the community together in celebration of our built, cultural and natural heritage.

About You:

We’re seeking a dynamic visionary who will create a sense of occasion and wonder, ignite imaginations and tell our story while keeping us on track with delivery and budget, revenue and suppliers, and mobilise the support of external and internal stakeholders.

This role would suit a seasoned festival lead or producer who is at home with creating and managing state-wide multichannel events programs, developing partnerships and communications, and overseeing logistics and operations with meticulous levels of detail.

About the Job:

You would take responsibility for:

  • Developing a creative range of public programs, events and engagement channels to celebrate the National Trust (NSW)’s 75th Anniversary.
  • Managing budgets, volunteers, event logistics and program implementation.
  • Developing opportunities to raise revenue through fundraising and membership themed to the 75th Anniversary Program.
  • Collaboratively building marketing and publicity campaign plans to support the goals of the 75th Anniversary Program.
  • Building partnerships and content sharing opportunities.

Ultimately what makes this a truly special role will be your ability to create the celebration story for this household Australian brand.
For a full position description or any enquiries please call (02) 9258 0159.

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter that addresses’ the key accountabilities to: hr@nationaltrust.com.au.

Closing Date: Monday 14 April 2019

 

 


Bush Regenerators

The National Trust is Australia’s pioneering Natural Area Restoration NGO and is seeking to employ qualified bush regenerators or people who have experience working with the Green Army environmental action program. Ideal applicants will be available 5 days per week. However three and four days per week availability will also be considered. Applicants must be passionate, hard-working, motivated, and keen to learn and share our passion for conservation work. Vacancies are available working with crews on projects located in the West, North and South of Sydney. Projects will include, bush regeneration, revegetation, noxious weed control, erosion control & instream fortification works, burn prep and asset protection.

The National Trust values motivated staff and rewards employees by

  • Offering professional opportunities for growth and flexibility
  • Offering interesting and challenging projects in a supportive team environment
  • Actively encourages employee feedback and ownership of projects
  • Paying above industry awards rates

Essential selection criteria

  • Cert II or III in Conservation and Land Management or current enrolment
  • Experience working with green army will be considered
  • Current Chemical Certificate AQF3
  • Knowledge of local native and exotic plant species and invasive weeds
  • Current Drivers Licence and own vehicle
  • OHS Green/White Card
  • Physically fit for the inherent requirements of the role
  • Ability to work as part of a team and under direct supervision
  • Strong work ethic

Desirable Selection Criteria

  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Certificate in Chainsaw Operations (level 1) and demonstrated experience using chainsaws
  • Demonstrated experience using brushcutters and augers
  • Demonstrated experience in herbicide spraying using backpacks and high-volume units
  • Previous bush regeneration experience highly regarded
  • Field ID skills for relevant flora and fauna highly regarded
  • Other relevant training and/or experience (e.g. Horticulture) will be considered

If this sounds like the opportunity you have been looking for and would like to work with a highly respected organisation with a rich history in natural area conservation and restoration, please send resumes to bms@nationaltrust.com.au.