Bushfire Recovery Traineeship – East Gippsland

Become a Bushfire Recovery Trainee!

Don’t miss an opportunity to gain on the job qualifications, restore bushfire affected areas and make a difference in your local community.

  • Gain a Certificate II in Conservation & Land Management
  • Explore and work on land you wouldn’t otherwise have access to
  • Give back to your local community by undertaking environmental restoration activities

About the role:

Location: East Gippsland

Contract: Work to commence end of January 2022, fixed term, full time contract over 6 months

As a Bushfire Recovery Trainee, you’ll be responsible for undertaking natural resource management (NRM) activities, including bush regeneration, weed control, revegetation, species and site assessments, landscaping, nursery and light construction activities. You’ll participate in training and assessments to gain a Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management.

These are entry-level roles aimed at individuals interested in exploring a career in the conservation and land management sector. You will develop the skills, knowledge and experience needed to prepare you for work.

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Work Skills Traineeship – Queensland

What are Work Skills Traineeships?

​Work Skills Traineeships provide paid employment opportunities to disadvantaged Queenslanders while at the same time funding projects that leave a visible and long lasting impact on social infrastructure and services in a local community.

Participants will:

  • earn a certificate I level qualification in conservation and land management
  • gain practical experience in real work situations that align with their training
  • complete paid work that can be included in their resumes
  • receive a mix of career advice, job preparation skills and foundation skills.

For information on Skilling Queenslanders for Work go to  https://training.qld.gov.au/community-orgs/funded/sqw/workskills

Apply online at the link below

Planting seedlings

Participants will:

  • sign a training contract with their employer and be registered as a trainee be employed full‐time for 18 weeks
  • earn a certificate I level qualification in conservation and land management
  • gain practical experience in real work situations that align with their training
  • complete paid work that can be included in their resumes
  • receive a mix of career advice, job preparation skills and foundation skills.

As a trainee you will undertake a range of interesting and educational activities. Your traineeship is paid full time over 18 weeks. Work activities include

  • propagating and planting native seedlings
  • weed control
  • re-vegetation and regeneration
  • habitat protection and restoration
  • improving water quality by improving riparian vegetation condition
  • creek bank regeneration
  • construction and maintenance of walking tracks

Want to know more?

https://training.qld.gov.au/community-orgs/funded/sqw/workskills