Career Harvest

Landcare Worker

Landcare workers perform a range of tasks to maintain and restore native bushland and farmland.

Tasks:

  • kill and remove weeds and unwanted vegetation using minimal disturbance techniques or herbicides
  • collect seeds from local native plants
  • propagate local native plants
  • replant native trees, shrubs, grasses and wildflowers
  • take part in pest (e.g. rabbit) eradication programs
  • collect botanical and environmental data
  • map vegetation
  • construct and maintain tracks and facilities in bushland
  • ¬†maintain equipment
  • apply control measures to combat salinity.

Qualifications

For this Position, the skills required could have been developed through on the job training, previous work experience in other related roles and/or through specialised or vocation training.

 

For further information on relevant vocational training at School level Click Here

 

Specialist vocational training and further education are available through the following institutions;

Marcus Oldham Farm Management College

Australian Agricultural College Corporation

Longerenong College/Workco

 

For further Information on TAFE Courses

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NSW

Vic

SA

Tas

NT

WA

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