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Koala Spotter

Advertiser: Hazelwood ForestryMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
1 Jan 2021
Horsham & Grampians
Work Type
Farming, Animals & Conservation, Conservation, Parks & Wildlife

Hazelwood Forestry is seeking a reliable and motivated person to join our crew of koala spotters. You will be responsible for identifying koalas in trees within plantations prior to harvesting and communicating their location to machinery operators on-site to ensure their safety.

The successful applicant will:

- Be reliable
- Be physically fit
- Have excellent communication skills
- Have a passion for wildlife
- Own, and be competent with the use of a smartphone and apps
- Follow all OH&S procedures

Essential Criteria:

- Drivers licence
- Reliable transport
- Smartphone

This work is outdoors and occurs in all weather conditions

Rates - Adult, (Casual):

Training rate: $28.76/hr
Spotter rate: $29.83/hr

Plus loadings where applicable

Work locations are within the Green Triangle region in South-West Victoria- Please do not apply if you are not available work in this region.

Hours vary, and afternoon or night shifts are sometimes required, but hours are most commonly between 5am-5pm Mon-Fri, Some weekend work

Previous experience or industry knowledge well regarded but not essential.


Applications via Seek or email accepted

For further information, or to obtain a copy of the position description, please contact

The application form will include these questions:
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • Do you own or have regular access to a car?
  • How many hours are you available to work per week?
  • How far are you willing to travel for work?

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