Position Vacant

Senior Biosecurity Officer.

The Upper Hunter County Council (T/As Upper Hunter Weeds Authority) has a permanent, full-time position available, based in the Muswellbrook district of the Upper Hunter.

The County Council is a weed County Council which operates in the Singleton, Muswellbrook and Upper Hunter Local Government Areas. Council is the Local Control Authority for the Biosecurity Act 2015 for the area of operation of its constituent Councils in regard to the control and enforcement of invasive plants on both Council and private lands.

The positions require excellent communication skills with the main duties involving assisting the General Manager in day-to-day management of the County Council, the inspection of private and council lands for high priority invasive plants, the preparation of records of inspection and the identification and treatment of various invasive plants. The positions also require involvement in public awareness activities such as field days.

Salary Range: $78,318 - $105,960 per 38-hour week plus 11.5% superannuation (effective 1 July 2024).  

Prospective applicants must obtain an information package, application form and position description which contains selection criteria by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please contact Doug Campbell on 0408 683 490 for further enquiries about this position.

Only written applications that address the selection criteria will be considered. Applications close on Friday 21 June 2024.

Conditions of employment will be in accordance with the Notional Agreement Preserving the Local Government (State) Award. This position has a 9-day fortnight rostered day off scheme in place. 

The Upper Hunter Weeds Authority supports the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and provides a smoke free workplace.


Doug Campbell

General Manager


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