Green Army Participant - Mornington Peninsula

Industry

Agriculture Fishing and Forestry

Advert ID

201199723_1483935399

Location

Mornington

Job Type

Temporary

Hours

Part Time

Salary Range

10-17/hr

No. of Openings

1

ContactNumber

Job Description

Manpower is looking for young Australians aged 17 - 24 years who are interested in protecting their local environment.

The Green Army is an Australian Government initiative that helps connect young Australians with meaningful work through environmental and conservation projects. By participating in the programme you will gain skills, training and experience that will improve your employment prospects while you work on projects that generate real and lasting benefits for the environment.


We are looking for individuals who have a strong community sense, are looking to work in a hands on environment where the focus will be on training, developing skills and giving you experience that will assist you in future opportunities. You will need to have a positive and resilient nature, be safety conscious and the drive to be a valued team member.


As a Green Army participant you will be involved in a project for up to 30 hours per week for a period of 20-26 weeks and undertake a range of activities including but not limited to:

  • Propagating and planting native seedlings
  • Weed control
  • Re-vegetation and regeneration of local parks
  • Habitat protection and restoration
  • Improving water quality by cleaning up waterways
  • Re-vegetation of sand dunes and mangroves
  • Creek bank regeneration
  • Foreshore and beach restoration
  • Construction of boardwalks and walking tracks to protect local wildlife
  • Cultural heritage restoration

If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of hit the apply button today and a Manpower consultant will be in contact to discuss current opportunities.

Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.