Top jobs protecting CQ – are you up to the challenge?

Fitzroy Basin Association (FBA) is the region’s leading natural resource management organisation and as such, is well placed to lead and support projects that protect the future prosperity and resilience of our land and sea.

At twice the size of Tasmania with a land area of more than 156,000km2 the Fitzroy region boasts diverse landscapes, industries and communities and is home to more than 230,000 people. It is also home to some very special places including the southern Great Barrier Reef and other places away from the coast. In a region this size with so much to be done and so much at stake in our environment, recruiting the right people to develop, lead and implement projects is important. FBA CEO Elyse Riethmuller believes in being prepared and having the right team in place to handle complex projects with, diverse goals, and large scope of deliverables.

“We are on the lookout for passionate people who have skills and knowledge that will better our regional future. Our region’s diversity is reflected in the skills of our organisation. The FBA team is made up of qualified agricultural experts, environmental scientist with doctorates and highly effective business service officers. FBA works hard to attract and foster people who have an authentic interest in our region and community.”

“FBA is asking people to come forward and express an interest in working on protecting our natural assets. At FBA, no one day is the same, so our staff need to be at the top of their game, in return we empower our staff to take action that is evidence based, environmentally aware, and productive,” said Ms Riethmuller.

As a natural resource leader, FBA recruits people with expertise to deliver outcomes through a range of areas. Its staff come from science, management, conservation, engagement, community participation, education, agricultural and communications backgrounds.

“We have an enormous year ahead of us with many complex projects already in the pipeline, so we are urging you to put your hand up and tell us why you can help us deliver big outcomes for our region. If you are looking for a new challenge that gives back to your local environment and community, I encourage you to apply,” said Ms Riethmuller.

FBA CEO Elyse Riethmuller

Candidates eager to be on the FBA team should go to FBA’s website and learn more about the extraordinary work getting done in our backyard, bush, beaches and beyond.

The website gives a comprehensive overview of FBA’s current staff, the type of work it is involved with and what to do to get a foot in the door. For more information, visit, get their recruitment information package and get your expression of interest in to FBA today.