Ranger Ecologist - Banrock Station

Date: 02-Oct-2021

Location: Kingston on Murray, SA, Australia

Company: Accolade Wines

Enrich Your Everyday

At Accolade Wines, our purpose is to enrich everyday moments through our amazing wine brands. It goes without saying  that everything we do as an organisation and as individuals is in service of fulfilling this purpose.

As one of the world’s leading wine companies, our award-winning portfolio includes loved brands such as Hardys, Grant  Burge, St Hallett, House of Arras, Petaluma, Banrock Station, Mud House, Jam Shed, Tatachilla, Brookland Valley and  many more.

The driving force behind our business is our people, their expertise, their passion and their professionalism. With over 1,400 dedicated employees in Australia, the UK, Europe, Asia, South Africa, New Zealand and North and South America, it is our teamwork that sets us apart.

Role Details

The Banrock Station Ranger Ecologist works with the Banrock Station Wetland Manager to implement the Banrock Station Management Plan.

Your Key Accountabilities

  • Deliver on ground monitoring and implementation of the Banrock Station Management Plan
  • Sustain the ecological character values of the Ramsar wetland accreditation
  • Perform duties as an ambassador to promote the organisation's endeavours and environmental achievements
  • Conduct ecotourism, education and awareness activities including development of interpretive materials
  • Supervise contractors and volunteers in accordance with company policy and procedures
  • Operate the native plant nursery to support on-site landscape restoration activities
  • Maintain walking trail infrastructure in accordance with site access and safety policy

Other Accountabilities Include

  • Actively engage in and comply with all Accolade Wines SEQ policies and  procedures

Your Knowledge and Skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills including the ability to engage a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Familiarity with water management in the Murray Darling Basin
  • Understanding of seed collection, propagation and revegetation practises
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment

Essential Qualifications

  • Hands on experience with general repairs and maintenance including the use of power tools
  • Experience in biodiversity monitoring and reporting
  • Experience or knowledge of an integrated approach to pest management

Physical and Other Requirements

Essential

  • Diploma of Natural Resource Management or similar
  • SA driver's licence (and ability to drive a manual vehicle)
  • Working with children police check (or eligibility to obtain)
  • Chemical use accreditation (or willingness to obtain)

Preferable

  • South Australian firearms licence
  • Boat licence
  • Chainsaw accreditation
  • Quad bike accreditation

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