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.

 

Financial Accountant

Hours of Work: 35 per week
Reporting to: Director Finance and Governance
Department: Finance
Salary Package: $77 – 81.6k

The National Trust NSW is the State’s largest community based conservation organisation. It operates a number of important museums and leased 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 enhance public knowledge and protect our State’s special places.
An exciting opportunity exists for a Financial Accountant to manage the delivery of of all aspects of the organisation’s statutory reporting, financial management and delivery of operational excellence.

About the role
Reporting to the Director Finance and Governance, the role has primary responsibility for preparation of monthly financial statements, analysis of variances and trends, quarterly Visitation Statistics, Grant Schedules and monthly cashflow and annual financial statements. You will also be responsible for monthly and annual General ledger and Balance Sheet reconciliations, annual budgets and forecasts and the creation and maintenance of a Grant related project Register, Electronic Value Card register and Fix Assets Register.

In addition, you will overseeing the Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable function to ensure cash flow is in line with budgets, and supervising all payroll processes.

About you
You will be CPA/CA qualified with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in an Accounting role. You should have advanced Excel (pivot tables/v-look ups) skills, be an exceptional communicator and be able to work with our key stakeholders to deliver the financial outcomes required.

To be successful in this role, you must be able to multitask, be extremely organised and have a high attention to detail. A positive attitude, the flexibility to meet a wide range of job demands within tight deadlines and an ability to work autonomously or as part of a team are also a ‘must’.

For a full job description or any enquiries please contact HR on 02 9258 0108 or email HR@nationaltrust.com.au. All applications should include a CV and covering letter addressing the Selection Criteria in the Job Description.  Applications close COB Friday 12 July 2019. Immediate start available

 

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.

 


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.