General Adminstration Officer

Seeking General Administration Officer

Key points:

      • Landcare NSW
      • Working from home/Hybrid
      • Part-time (35 hours per week)
      • Salary $86,450 pro-rata, plus super

Employment Type: Fixed Term-Part Time (35 hours per week) until June 30, 2027, with an option for renewal subject to funding.

Location: Working from home/Hybrid

Responsible to: NSW Landcare Enabling Program Manager


Landcare NSW is the peak body of community-led conservation and natural resource management in NSW. With up to 3000 Landcare Groups and 60,000 volunteers, Landcare NSW is the conduit between local Landcare communities and funders and decision-makers, supporting local Landcare communities by providing resources and representation.

The General Administration Officer role is funded under the NSW Landcare Program, a $59 million NSW Government-funded program to be delivered over the next four years 2023 – 2027.

The ultimate purpose of the Program is to “equitably deliver support and resources that empowers Landcare volunteers, leading to the achievement of landscape, community and industry goals”.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support to Landcare NSW for the Landcare Enabling Program including assisting with managing payroll and communications with coordinators, hosts and Local Land Services
  • Assist with evaluation of the Landcare Enabling Program and ensures deliverables of the funding deed including financial reporting, MERI milestones and staff reporting are submitted on time.
  • Work with Landcare Enabling Program team to support regional planning, events and activities.

Previous Experience

  • Proven experience in a NFP organisation, with experience in administration, financial reporting, operations, and human resources.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Able to prioritise tasks and manage time effectively
  • Be a self-starter and able to work alone as well as part of a geographically dispersed team
  • Stakeholder engagement experience with the ability to navigate and understand the viewpoints of volunteers, hosts, committees, funding bodies and Government departments.
  • Experience working with Landcare and/ or similar grassroots community-led movements would also be highly regarded.


Qualifications/experience in general administration and/or business management.

Additional information

Landcare NSW Inc is an equal opportunity employer, with employment under the organisation’s standard employment agreement or as negotiated.

We are committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Previous work experience or knowledge of working in a community-based or not-for-profit organisation.


Please forward your resumé along with a short (no more than 2 page) cover letter to:

Applications close COB Friday 5 April 2024.

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