Site Supervisor, Bush Regeneration, National Trust of Australia (NSW)


  • Location: National Trust Centre (NTC) Observatory Hill, Millers Point, Sydney
  • Job Type: Full-time (Permanent)
  • Category: Business
  • Sectors: Arts, Culture, Heritage
  • Reports to: Bush Management Field Staff
  • Salary Package: $75,196

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 the 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.

Due to expansion, we are seeking: Site Supervisors for permanent full-time roles.

Applicants must have a passion for bush regeneration and natural area restoration and have the experience and capacity to lead and develop their team to reach their full potential. You need to be competent in the use of technology, have a qualification in regeneration techniques and a desire to be the best in the business.

The National Trust values motivated staff and reward them by:

⦁ Offering professional opportunities for growth.
⦁ Offering interesting and challenging projects in a supportive team environment.
⦁ Actively encouraging employee feedback, initiative, 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.
⦁ Demonstrated knowledge of WHS requirements and EEO principles.
⦁ Great 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.
⦁ Tech-savvy and ability to apply this knowledge to an android platform

Also good to have – the desirables

⦁ Current First Aid Certificate
⦁ Positive attitude to work and the ability to actively promote the services of the National Trust of Australia (NSW) to clients.
⦁ Mechanically inclined.

If this role 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 .

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


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Membership Officer


  • Location: Millers Point Sydney, NSW
  • Job Type: Casual 2-3 days/week
  • Category: Business
  • Reports to: Director Development
  • Hourly rate: $31.39 plus super and on-site parking in Sydney CBD


The National Trust (NSW) is the largest community based, not-for-profit conservation organisation in Australia, operating for more than 70 years. Our vision is to bring the heritage of New South Wales to life for future generations. We achieve this by advocating, conserving and protecting our built, cultural and natural heritage and by educating and engaging the community through the sharing and interpretation of all Australian heritage stories in ways that awaken a sense of place and belonging.

You will be someone with outstanding data entry and administrative skills who can take on a range of duties associated with growing and maintaining the Trust’s memberships and processing and receipting donations received through Donor Appeals.

About the Role:

You will be responsible for

  • Assisting with the delivery of quarterly campaigns – direct mail, digital, telemarketing and other community channels, to reduce costs, improve efficiencies and increase donor numbers and annual revenues
  • Accurate and timely data entry and receipting of all membership and donor transactions
  • Exercising due diligence to ensure occupational, work health and safety risks are addressed
  • Calling lapsed donors to attempting to re-connect them
  • Undertaking all other tasks and duties in consultation with the Director Development, Membership, Philanthropy and Bequests, of relevance to the role

About You:

To be the really great membership officer we need you to be, you need to have:

  • Experience in office administration
  • Computer literate to navigate around a database
  • High level of accuracy and speed in data entry Able to cope with a range of duties throughout the day
  • Highly developed verbal communication skills
  • Experience in customer interaction and a genuine love of delivering great service

You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.

For a full position description or any enquiries call:  02 9258 0159 or email To apply, submit your CV together with a covering letter addressing the key accountabilities to:

Closing date: 4 December 2020

Immediate start available


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Finance Manager


  • Location: National Trust Centre (NTC) Observatory Hill, Millers Point, Sydney
  • Job Type: Full-time (Permanent)
  • Category: Finance
  • Reports to: Director Finance and Governance
  • Direct Reports: Accounts Assistant; Accounts Payable Officer

About Us

The National Trust of Australia (New South Wales) is the State’s largest community based conservation organisation. It operates a number of important museums and historic properties while also looking after a large collection of objects and archaeological artefacts.

The Trust is committed to providing educational and cultural services that will enhance public knowledge and enjoyment of these resources.

About the Role

The Finance Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of the organisation’s statutory and financial reporting, from routine reporting obligations, complex cash flow management, and innovative analysis, to ongoing process improvement.

To be successful you will need to have strong financial management and analytical skills, exceptional stakeholder management, commitment to compliance and a strong passion for people development.

Leading a team of 3 staff, this role will suit a passionate leader with the proven ability to improve systems and processes, produce outstanding results and bring their people along with them.

Day-to-day duties

  • Preparing monthly financial statements, analysing and investigating variances and summarising data, information and trends for internal stakeholders to understand and advise on financial performance.
  • Working closely with Business Unit heads to build their annual budgets and forecasts.
  • Preparing numerous financial reports including, visitation statistics, grant schedules and cash flow
  • Producing models to project long term growth and determine the impact of different business factors
  • Utilising BI tools to deliver meaningful insights into business performance, including detailed analysis and commentary on results
  • Reviewing existing processes and procedures to develop recommendations for improvement efforts
  • Providing insights to senior management around financial modelling, forecasts and profitability
  • Managing the financial processes for the commercial aspects of the organisation
  • Assisting in fringe benefits tax, supervising BAS returns and liaison with external auditors for half year and annual auditing
  • Building strong working relationships with internal stakeholders and providing training in financial processes as required
  • Overseeing the Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Payroll function
  • Supporting and developing direct reports to improve skills and systems processes

About You

Aside from being great with figures, you are great with people and are willing to spend time upskilling our internal clients who might need assistance. You have a friendly and outgoing nature, treat others with respect and can motivate and lead a team to deliver to a high standard.

You are not afraid to take on new ideas, challenge existing processes and enjoy working through issues to identify and resolve roadblocks. Most importantly you have the curiosity, drive and motivation to create better systems and reporting methodologies.

If you enjoy being ‘hands-on’ yet have the capability to be strategic, we’d like to hear from you.

As a Not-For-Profit organisation, we offer generous salary packaging benefits and free on-site parking in the CBD

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Degree in Business, Finance, or Related Field
  • CPA/CMA/CA (or similar) qualification,
  • Min 3 years’ experience in a financial role, preferably at management level
  • Experience in business planning or financial planning (forecasting/budgeting) & analysis
  • Experience in reporting software strongly preferred (e.g. Great Plains, Calumo, Microsoft Analytics)
  • High level excel skills and ability to develop and deliver reports as required.
  • A drive for continuous learning and development
  • Evidence of leadership and people management with the ability to motivate and drive results
  • Effective communication skills, including ability to structure clear presentations
  • Proficient written and verbal communication
  • The ability to simplify a financial message to non-finance stakeholders

For a full job description or to apply, email or call (02) 9258 0159. All applications should include a CV and covering letter that addresses the Key accountabilities.

Position closes 11 December 2020

Only those with the right to live and work in Australia will be considered.


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