Taungurung Land and Waters Council

The Property Operations Officer assists with the management of TLaWC owned properties. The role will support the development and application of property management plans and oversee a variety of property management needs to support TLaWC’s economic development initiatives and additional operational needs. The initial focus for the role will include works at TLaWC’s existing properties in the King Valley.

This role requires extensive travel across Taungurung Country.

  • Salary $74,933
  • Based in Alexandra
  • 12 month contract (Full-time)

Key Duties

  • Support the development and delivery of property management plans at TLaWC’s agriculture and cultural and natural resource management focused properties.
  • Oversee infrastructure at these properties, including researching infrastructure needs, sourcing, and managing contractors to undertake infrastructure upgrades and installation including for irrigation, electrical, roads and building infrastructure.
  • Ensure infrastructure works are delivered on time and on budget.
  • Support TLaWC’s Mountain Pepper and other native bush foods projects including cropping and wild harvest activities.
  • Coordinate other infrastructure, vegetation and property operations requirements as directed.
  • Coordinate and/or undertake periodic checks of TLaWC properties to oversee asset security.
  • Undertake regular reporting of progress to direct manager.

Selection Criteria

Required knowledge and skills

  1. Demonstrated practical work experience in land management, rural property management or natural resource management
  2. An ability to engage and manage contractors and to  undertake contract and budget management.
  3. Prior experience developing and/or delivering property management plans.
  4. An aptitude for problem solving and lateral thinking.
  5. Experience in health and safety risk assessment procedures and requirements in a rural environment.
  6. A current drivers’ license
  7. A proficiency in the full Microsoft Office suite.

Personal qualities

  1. Good professional judgment and confident decision-making in relation to core duties
  2. High ethical standards and personal integrity
  3. A strong work ethic and an ability to attend to duties without constant supervision and direction
  4. Strong organizing and time management habits
  5. A high degree of emotional intelligence

Adherence to Code of Conduct

All TLaWC staff must comply fully with the staff Code of Conduct.

To apply for this job, please email your resume and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria by clicking on the link below.

Applications close 17 September.

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@taungurung.com.au.