Young - Natural Resourse Mangement / Enviroment - Queenstown TAS 7467, Australia

Katrina Young

Queenstown TAS 7467, Australia


Natural Resourse Mangement / Enviroment


I have been working in the Natural Resource Mangement Field for around 10 years mostly as a Bush Regenerater. I have also had experiance with working with Native animals, Tourism and Nusery work.

Work History

Traffic Control

RIIOHS205A Control Traffic with Stop - Slow Bat
RIIOHS302A Implement Traffic Control Plan

Work Safe

Employee Drug and Alcohol Training
Work Safe Tasmania

Statement of Attainment

Chemical Accreditation - Agricultural Chemicals 3
RTC1701A Follow Basic Chemical Safety Rules
RTC2706A Apply Chemicals Under Supervision
RTC3704A Prepare and Apply Chemicals
RTC3705A Transport, Handle and Store Chemicals
Skills Institute, Tasmania. ChemCert Australia, Tas. Expires 31/12/2017


Weed Inspector for the West Coast Area

Department of Primary Industries

Section 34 (3) Weed Management Act 1999
Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Conservation and Land Management

Certificate 111 in Conservation and Land Management
Commercial Operators License Follow Basic Chemical Safety Rules
AHCCHM101A Follow Basic Chemical Safety Rules
AHCCHM201A Apply Chemicals Under Supervision
AHCCHM303A Prepare and Apply Chemicals
AHCCHM304A Transport, Handle and Store Chemicals
AHCPMG201A Treat Weeds
Tasmanian Polytechnic. Burnie.

Chainsaw Non Forest Harvesting

Forest Operators License
Chainsaw Non Forest Harvesting
License No. T20885
Forest Works, Tasmania

First Aid

(RTO: 40110)
HLTFA 301C - Apply First Aid - Expires 31/7/15
Surf Lifesaving Tasmania


Botany Course 1&11
Forest Practices Authority, Hobart.

Good Character Check - Department of Education

Hobart, Tasmania.
Expires 9/11/2014

West Coast Wilderness Railway

Certificate of Competency - Basic Safe Working & Emergency Training
West Coast Wilderness Railway, West Coast Tasmania.

Food Handler

Food Hygiene Training.
Environmental Health Unit of the Hobart City Council, Tasmania.

Civil Construction Training Tasmania

Certificate of Attendance - Use of Job Safety Analysis Forms.
Civil Construction Training Tasmania.

Fulltime - Project Officer for the West Coast Weed & Fire Management

Redundant Group

Duties Include:
- Ensuring weeds do not enter World Heritage Areas and Conservation Areas within the whole of the West Coast of Tasmania.
- Working with WCWFMG Stakeholders collaborative to utilize funding and resources to be effective and efficient as possible.
- To undertake projects funded through Cradle Coast NRM (CfoC and Biodiversity Funding) for the protection and Management of West Coast protected areas.
- Education through the community, stakeholders & Schools on the significance of the West Coast of Tasmania vegetation and weed management and weed hygiene issues.
- Apply for Federal and State Funding to create Projects on the West Coast of Tasmania concerning Weed Management, Vegetation Fuel Reduction and Education.
- Developed Bush Tucker Gardens to all Schools with in the West Coast for education purposed using donated funding from local Mines.

Casual - Field Officer

for the West Coast Weed & Fire Management Group.
3 Months
Duties Include:
-Weed control and Weed Hygiene to specific areas within The West Coast of Tasmania.
- Working with Parks and Cradle Coast NRM to control weeds around the township of Strahan.
- Help construct signage and a boardwalk along the Manuka Creek area in the township of Strahan.

Seasonal - On Train Steward/Commentary

West Coast Wilderness Railway

Duties Include:
- Checking Tickets and Arranging Seating.
- Commentary on the Train.
- Maintaining Railway and Passenger safety.

Weed Spotter

Tasmanian Weed Alert Network

Tasmanian Conservation Trust.

Tasmanian Fire Service Volunteer

Gunns Plains, Tasmania

Joined TFS on the, 11th May, 2010. Introduction and Basics completed.

Statement of Attainment - Apply First Aid

Casual - Production Worker

1 ½ Years
National Foods, Cheese Factory. Old Surrey Road, Burnie, Tasmania.

Work Safety

at Heights. Harness Training (MNMG237A).
Protector AlSafe, Victoria.

Australian First Aid

From June 2009


Casual - Relief Tour Guide

9 Months
Gunns Plains Caves. Gunns Plains, Tasmania.

Statement of Attainment

Perform CPR (HLTCPR201A).

Department of Primary Industries

Certificate of Recognition - Weed Movement, Machinery Inspection and Cleaning Workshop.
Department of Primary Industries, (DPI).
Department of Sustainability and Environment, (DSE).
2008 Certificate of Participation - Indigenous Scar Tree Identification Training.
Aboriginal Affairs Victoria, (AAV). Bangerang & Yorta Yorta Participation.

Weed Management and Educational Training

Cooperative Research Centre for Australian Weed Management

, NSW.
2008 Statement of Attainment - Conduct Wheeled Front End Loader Operations (BCCPO300B).
NatAssess - National Assessment and Training.

Reef Hills State Park, Benella

Parks Victoria & Department of Sustainability and Environment (DSE).

Department of Justice, Melbourne

Card Number

, Victoria.
2008 Statement of Attainment - Maintain Safety at an Incident Scene (PUAOHS002A).
Country Fire Authority (CFA), Victoria.
2008 Statement of Attainment - Maintain Chainsaws (FPIC2007A) and Cross Cut Materials with hand held Chainsaw (FPIC2011A).
Auswide Assessors (21315), Victoria.

Cooperative Research Centre for Australian Weed Management

Blackberry Identification Course.
Cooperative Research Centre for Australian Weed Management, NSW.

Graeme Lorimer, Melbourne

Conservation and Land Management training package RTD02

Statement of Attainment - Observe Environmental Work Practices

Land Connect Australia.

Chiltern BoxIron Bark State Park, Chiltern

Parks Victoria & Department of Sustainability and Environment (DSE).

Membership Accepted

Recognized Bush Regenerator.
Australian Association of Bush Regenerators (AABR), Sydney, NSW.
Recognized as a qualified Bush Regenerator in all states of Australia.

Statement of Attainment

Statement of Attainment - Basic Wildfire Awareness Nationally Accredited Short Course. (21587vic) - to rescue injured wildlife after a fire has passed.
Department of Sustainability and Environment (DSE), Victoria.
2007 Certificate of Participation - Aboriginal Site Identification Training.
Border Archaeology, NSW. Bangerang & Wiradjuri Participation.

Wodonga Tafe

ChemCert Registration Statement

AgVet Chemical Users Course.
ChemCert Victoria Inc.

Conservation and Land Management training package RTD02

Statement of Attainment - Observe Environmental Work Practices

Land Connect Australia.

Fulltime - Bush Regenerator


Wangaratta, Victoria.
Sites: King River, Ovens River, One Mile Creek, Three Mile Creek, and the Glenrowan Revitalization Project - Ned Kelly Siege Site.
Ref: Karen Jones - Sustainability Programs Coordinator - Environment Unit - 0438261596.

Casual - Waitress/ Kitchen Hand

The Yackandandah Hotel

Casual - Waitress/ Kitchen Hand


New Owners - no reference.

Renewal of Foster Care Registration

(Native Wildlife Shelter Certificate)
46 Aitken Street Alexandra, Victoria, 3714

Skilled Group Limited


National Foods - Bruce

64339253 or 0419 163008
Duties Include:
- Working in Soft Ripen Cheese Production.
- Cutting, wrapping & packaging a variety of cheese.
- Working on large machines that wrapped varieties of cheese.
- Working in a very strict hygiene environment within the Factory.

Tour Guide for the caves

Trish & Geoff Deer- Operators

Maintaining native vegetation and gardens.

Engineer for- Glenrowan Revitalization Project - Street Scape

Mary Townsend

57220717 or 0428584078.
Duties included:
- Working in partnership with the North East Catchment Management Authority (NECMA), from River Tender and Waterway Action Plan funding to monitor and enhance riparian habitat values.
- To record all flora & fauna found along the rivers riparian areas.
- Supervising teams of Green corps, Work for the Dole, Land mates (Beechworth Prisoners), Drought Recovery Volunteers, Schools, Scouts & Guides Clubs etc.
- Native Seed Collection for Council sites as well Parklane Nursery and Greening Australia to help ensure providence with native plant species.
- Glenrowan Revitalization Project - Street Scape. Recreating a natural looking landscape around the Siege Site of the "Kelly Gang ', under Heritage Victoria's guidance.
- GPS Conservation Native Vegetation Mapping for the "Rail Trail" through three Councils.
- Ann Jones Archaeological Dig. Glenrowan, Victoria.
-Recording through Aboriginal Affairs Victoria, (AAV), indigenous artifacts and scar trees found before woody weed removal.
- Operation of 4WD and work trailer.

Contractor - Bush Regeneration / Supervisor

Bush Regeneration

2 ½ years
(For Indigo Shire Council, Beechworth & Yackandandah, Victoria).
Site: Yackandandah /Commissioners Creek, Victoria.
Duties included:
- Supervising small teams of volunteers, (work for the dole).
- Demonstrating and teaching bush regeneration techniques.
- Monitoring the site over a 12 month period.

Contractor / Tree Planting

3 Months
(For Greenfleet, East Gippsland, Victoria).
Replanting at Ladysmith, NSW.
Duties included:
- Supply and plant 24,000 native trees and shrubs to four properties.
- Operation of 4WD and trailer.
- Assessing plant species for specific areas.

Riverina Institute

of Tafe, NSW.

Senior First Aid

St. Johns Ambulance

of Tafe, NSW.
(Updated from 1998) expiry date: 2005.
2002 Certificate - Chemical Users (ChemSmart)
Riverina Institute of Tafe, NSW.
(Updated from 1998) expiry date: 2011.

Nursery Hand / Revegetation Work


1 Year
Sandycreek Trees, Yackandandah, Victoria.
Duties included:
- Propagation of native plant species.
- Making up bulk plant orders.
- Monitoring plants for pest and disease.
- Chemical application for pests and disease
- Operate 4WD.
- Operate water drill and pump for 'long stem' plantings.

Casual - Revegetation Coordinator


3 Years
'Woodlands' Angus Stud, Huon, Victoria
Duties included:
- Assessing erosion along creek banks and gullies.
- Growing indigenous trees and shrubs to plant along eroded areas.
- Planting and watering planted areas.
- The removal of blackberries over a 3 year period.

Casual Worker

Georges Creek

Duties included:
- Operation of a small Cherry Picker.
- Staff Supervision - while picking fruit.
- Fruit picking / Fruit thinning.
- Pruning, using Industrial Forestry Pruners.
- Use of 4WD and 4 wheeled motorbike with trailer.

Assistant - Seasonal Work


3 Years
North East Catchment Management Authority.
Everton / Kiewa Depot, Victoria.
Duties included:
- Revegetation of eroded banks with plants indigenous to the area.
- Organizing Plant orders.
- Watering / general maintenance of plants at depot.
- Check plants for disease and stress.
- Operate water drill and pump for 'long stem' plantings.
- Operate 4WD.

Removal of Stray

/Feral Cats.
1 ½ Years
'Woodlands', Angus Stud, Huon, Victoria.
Duties included:
- Plan and implement the capture and removal of stray/feral cats on property.
- Cages hired from local council.
- Disposal (through local vet).

Volunteer - Animal Attendant / Tour Guide


Wildlife Sanctuary, Ettamogha, NSW.
Duties included:
- Collect, prepare and feed recommended food and hygiene requirements for native animals within the sanctuary.
- Clean and maintain animal enclosures and check general health.
- Caring for orphans and help with the rehabilitation of native animals.
- Organizing tours of the sanctuary.
Note: Started Wildlife Care. Wildlife Shelter Permit Required.

Statement of Attainment

Agricultural Skills.
Riverina Institute of Tafe, NSW.
Completed: 1) Level 1 Chainsaw License
2) 4WD Training
3) 2 Way Radio Operation

Goulburn Ovens Institute of Tafe

1997 Occupational Health and Safety - Forestry Operators.
Goulburn Ovens Institute of Tafe, Victoria.

Casual - Revegetation Coordinator

1 Years
'Mt. Towonga' Morgan Horse Stud, Huon, Victoria.
Duties included:
- Plan and implement revegetation work that included wind breaks and shade around dams also to revegetate creek banks.
- Propagate and plant, native indigenous plants species.

Note: Before 1997, I worked in casual /part time positions for example; as a waitress, cleaning / housemaid in Motels, along with gardening jobs.

ANTA/BVET Environmental Program

Riverina Institute of Tafe, NSW.


Qualifications & Certifications


Tasmanian Polytechnic

Native Vegetation, Wildlife and Cultural Heritage Management

Charles Sturt University

Riverina Institute of Tafe. NSW.

Resource Management

Goulburn Ovens Institute of Tafe. Victoria.

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