We are hiring - Education Officer

17 March 2023 |

We are seeking an experienced Education Officer to take the lead in the development, planning and delivery of Landcare Tasmania’s education programs and events which support school members.

The Education Officer will coordinate the further development of Landcare Tasmania’s education programs and strategies.

Projects that the Education Officer will be responsible for include “School Landcare” and “Know Your Local Patch”.  Other program areas currently being developed include agriculture, sustainability, and waste.

Download a copy of the Position Description

POSITION TITLE: Education Officer

BASIS OF EMPLOYMENT: Part time 0.6 FTE (22.8 hours per week) until December 2023 - extension likely (dependent on ongoing funding). Position may require occasional work outside of normal business hours.

LOCATION: Hobart, Tasmania, with occasional travel within Tasmania.

SALARY: To be negotiated based on skills and experience.  $65,000 and $70,000 per annum pro rata, plus superannuation.

RESPONSIBLE TO: Chief Executive Officer

Internal relationships: Works closely with the CEO, Finance and Admin Manager, Project Manager, Member Services Manager and Communications Coordinator. Works collaboratively with the Landcare Tasmania team, Board, Members Council and other committees.

External relationships: Stakeholders, member groups and suppliers.

Selection Criteria


  • Experience working with school age children and youth
  • Experience in project management and implementation, including workshop planning and delivery
  • Knowledge and experience in environmental science or a related field (e.g. ecology, biology, land management etc)
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to engage with a broad range of stakeholders
  • Understanding of environmental NGOs and the Landcare movement
  • Ability to work effectively as a team player as well as independently
  • A Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Tasmanian) or ability to obtain
  • A current Australian driver’s licence
  • Demonstrates values that align with Landcare Tasmania’s core values


  • Tertiary qualification in education, environmental science or similar
  • Experience working with NGO’s
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Other specialised education skills


Please Download a copy of the Position Description for more information about the role and selection criteria.
Your application should include:
  • Your resume
  • A statement addressing your suitability for the role in line with the selection criteria (max 2 pages)
  • Details of at least 2 professional referees including a current or recent supervisor
Applications can be sent by email to [email protected]. Applications close 5th April 2023 Late applications will not be considered.
For more information about the role contact Claire Byrne, Executive Assistant on 03 6234 7117 or [email protected].


Landcare Tasmania is the peak body that represents, supports, strengthens and grows the community Landcare movement in Tasmania.  It is the oldest State-based Landcare organisation in Australia with more than 300 member groups, plus individual and associate members; supporting over 6,000 volunteers to maintain and improve the health of Tasmania’s natural and working landscapes.

Landcare Tasmania is a not-for-profit, non-government organisation and registered charity. We work closely with the community, government bodies, businesses, educational institutions and other environmental organisations to achieve environmental and sustainability outcomes for Tasmania. We have a small but passionate team of staff based in Hobart. We value our high ethical standards and personal integrity among employees. Landcare Tasmania supports and celebrates inclusiveness and diversity in the workplace.