Conservation Volunteers Australia
Green Army Supervisor
April 2015 — Present
My role as Green Army project supervisor involves overseeing a small team of participants in the building of breeding spaces at Alice Springs' Desert Park to aid breeding of the Central Australian subspecies of Mala (Lagorchestes hirsutus) and various other environmental work around the park. The Mala Breeding Facility project is a multi-stakeholder venture between Conservation Volunteers Australia, the Alice Springs Desert Park and the Australian Government.
Responsible for the safety, welfare, and supervision of a Green Army Team;
Organising purchase of building materials, equipment and payment of accounts;
Construction works including concreting, installing fencing;
Monitoring and reporting progress to project sponsors and regulators;
Providing both theoretical and practical, in field training; and
Ensuring participant and work site safety through diligent implementation of health and safety systems and monitoring of safety performance.