NRM Technical Officer: Two Positions (Roma & Southern Downs)

Roma

QMDC is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic individual interested in working with farmers, councils, research and extension organisations and the wider community of South West Queensland.  You will be part of vibrant technical teams that are working with these groups to promote sustainability and enhance the natural assets of the Queensland Murray-Darling Basin. 

The position is located in the Maranoa-Balonne district based in Roma.  You will be a member of QMDC’s Land and Water Technical team and you will play an integral role in the delivery of QMDC programs and projects.

We want you to join us if you love: working with a diverse team, delivering on-ground results and extending research and science to a wide array of stakeholders from students to landholders.  It also helps if you don’t mind the odd team-building, morning tea, attending regional events and travelling to meet stakeholder groups in person.

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Further information can be obtained from QMDC Regional Coordinator Vanessa Macdonald on email: vanessam@qmdc.org.au ph: 07 4637 6200 or mobile 0428 712 955.

Closing date for submission of applications is COB, Friday 23rd June, 2017.

Southern Downs: Stanthorpe/Warwick

QMDC is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic individual interested in working with farmers, councils, research and extension organisations and the wider community of the Southern Downs.

You will be part of vibrant technical teams that are working with these groups to promote sustainability and enhance the natural assets of the Queensland Murray-Darling Basin. 

The position is located in the Southern Downs town of Stanthorpe or Warwick.  You will be a member of QMDC’s Biodiversity and Pest Technical Team and you will play an integral role in the delivery of QMDC programs and projects.

We want you to join us if you love: working with a diverse team, delivering on-ground results and extending research and science to a wide array of stakeholders from students to landholders.  It also helps if you don’t mind the odd team-building, morning tea, attending regional events and travelling to meet stakeholder groups in person.

Click on the links below for the:

Further information can be obtained from QMDC Regional Coordinator Holly Hosie on email: hollyh@qmdc.org.au, ph: 07 4637 6200 or mobile 0428 738 559.

Closing date for submission of applications is COB, Friday, 23rd June 2017.

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 Volunteer Positions 

QMDC is offering two volunteer positions in its Toowoomba office. 

Volunteer Gardener

Do you have a few hours to spare each week? We are seeking a volunteer help to get the Landcare Discovery Centre fruit and vegie garden productive.

Located at the QMDC Toowoomba office on the corner of Cambell and Bellvuie streets, the garden is developing in to a productive resource.
Put your gardening skills to good use and help support community gardens in our local area. Raised and ground level gardening opportunities available.

All materials, equipment and safety gear will be provided. To be undertaken for as many hours as you wish to volunteer, between 9am and 4pm, Monday to Friday.

Click here to download the Position Description.

Or for further information contact Matt Brown at QMDC on phone: 07 4637 6200 or email: info@qmdc.org.au.

Landcare Discovery Centre and Library volunteer
 
Do you have a few hours to spare each week?

Put your education/library skills to good use and help support environmental education in our
local area. 

We need a little volunteer help to get the resources of Landcare Discovery Centre up to date,
and increase usage. Located in the QMDC Toowoomba office, the library is a great resource
for residents of the Queensland Murray-Darling Basin. The Landcare Discovery Centre offers a free borrowing library to the community. Located on Campbell Street, Toowoomba the library houses a collection of sustainable agriculture, biodiversity conservation, energy efficiency, aquatic and natural resource management related books. The library provides information to support land managers and others in the community to manage our natural environment sustainably.

Training will be provided for this very flexible volunteer position. To be undertaken for as many hours as you wish to volunteer, between 9am and 4pm, Monday to Friday. 

Click here to download the Position Description.

For further information contact Roxane Blackley at QMDC on phone: 07 4637 6200 or email: info@qmdc.org.au

Upcoming Events

Mental Health First Aid…free workshop.

28 June 2017

This is a Community Initiative: Sponsored by South West Hospitals and Health Service. Who can attend a course? Any interested adult can attend, though please note this course is not for adolescents to attend. This…  + read more

NAIDOC Week

02 July 2017

The importance, resilience and richness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages will be the focus of national celebrations marking NAIDOC Week 2017. The 2017 theme - Our Languages Matter - aims to emphasise and…  + read more

QMDC Member Meeting for the Maranoa region

06 July 2017

Our regular member meetings are a chance for you to hear about projects and activities in the Maranoa-Balonne and Border Rivers - from QMDC and our member organisations. All welcome. Where: Surat Bowls Club  When:  9:30am…  + read more