Job Qualification Possible job/career expectations
Entry Level Certificate I in Conservation and Land Management This level is usually the beginning of a career in the conservation earthworks sector. Work undertaken would usually involve working under direct supervision and could include: operating basic equipment; assisting with routine maintenance; support conservation work.
Conservation Earthworks Assistant/
Erosion Control Assistant
Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management At this level the employee is likely to be involved in a wide range of tasks under limited supervision. Tasks could include: operating vehicles in off-road conditions; carry out revegetation works; conduct erosion and sediment control; apply chemicals under supervision.
Conservation Earthmoving Operator/
Erosion Control Technician
Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management A skilled worker would be working at this level who has responsibility for a number of workers and conservation earthworks activities including: read and interpret maps; construct earthworks; transport machinery; undertake basic site assessment; sample and test water.
Field Operations Supervisor Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management At this level a person is likely to have significant responsibilities in supervising conservation earthworks activities including: supervision of machinery maintenance; supervise natural restoration works; set out conservation earthworks; cost a project; train small groups.
Operations Manager/
Conservation Earthworks Contractor/
Erosion Control Consultant
Diploma of Conservation and Land Management At the Diploma level the person is likely to have significant responsibilities in managing conservation earthworks activities including: plan erosion and sediment control; plan conservation earthworks; collect and manage data; prepare reports; assess and monitor soil quality.
Business Manager Advanced Diploma of Conservation and Land Management At this level a person would have responsibility for ensuring that conservation earthworks activities are successfully managed. Responsibilities may include: manage projects; manage employee relations; manage policy implementation; develop and review management plans and strategies.