An opportunity exists to join a team of dedicated staff as our Administration and Communications Officer, working closely with the entire Landcare NSW team and Chair, providing support to each of their roles. Read on for more information about the role and how to apply.

About Landcare NSW

We are the representative body of the Landcare movement in NSW and the voice of community Landcare. Our member Council represents around 60,000 Landcarers and 3000 groups and meets three to four times a year. The organisation is overseen by an eight-member executive and a small team of dedicated staff.

Our structure enables the building of skills, capacity, strength and connections at every level – from individual groups to district networks, to regional associations to the state peak body, right through to the National Landcare Network in Canberra.

Employment Contract

Pay Rate: $29/hr (FTE Annual Salary $56 440). Plus superannuation. Conditions of employment will be consistent with the National Employment Standards.

Superannuation: 9.5% superannuation

Leave Loading: Nil

Standard Hours of Work: This position is 0.6 FTE, equivalent to 22.5hrs per week.

Working hours are flexible, however we expect work to occur between 8:00am and 6:00pm on weekdays. From time to time hours outside of these regular hours may be necessary to accommodate travel or other needs. No overtime rate applies.

Contract Duration: Contract will commence on the day of signing and continue until continue until 30th June 2018.


Negotiable location, opportunity to select between Ballina, Armidale or Glen Innes.


As our Administration and Communications Officer you will work closely with the entire Landcare NSW team and Chair, providing support to each of their roles. Enabling the team to continue to provide strong member services, support the volunteer Council and successfully deliver projects. Your role will be crucial to effective internal operations of Landcare NSW.

How to Apply

Download the Position Description

Please provide a covering letter, CV and your response to the selection criteria (no more than ½ page on each criteria to be provided) to, using the subject line: [Your Name] Position Application, by the closing date of Monday 6th March 2017.

If you have any questions regarding the position or working with Landcare NSW, please phone Operations Manager, Cassie Price on 0402 408 791 or email