Ranger (Field Services)

Two exciting opportunities available to provide ongoing delivery of the Gippsland Lakes Coastal Park visitor site servicing program within the East Gippsland District!
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Department: Parks Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - flexible
Job Function: Environment
Classification: PVO2
Work Location: Bairnsdale - Outer Gippsland area
Reference: VG/1118200
Closing Date: 10-Jul-2022
Salary Range: $56,062 - $75,011
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: Position Description - 11182 & 11181 - Ranger (Field Services).pdf (PDF, 196KB)
Job Specification

Position Description - 11182 & 11181 - Ranger (Field Services).docx (Word, 88KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Jeremy Tscharke
8427 2561

Position Details

  • On the job training is provided to set you up for success
  • Competitive Salary + Rostered Weekend Allowance (eligibility requirements apply) + Superannuation
  • Two ongoing, part time (0.7 FTE) positions available  

About the role:  

You will deliver in park services as directed by the Ranger Team Leader to enable efficient and effective delivery at a district level in accordance with the Regional Action Plan.  You will deliver on-going park services to the Gippsland Lakes Coastal Park visitor site servicing program within the East Gippsland District. Most of these sites are only accessible by boat.

You will be accountable for personal performance and demonstrate a strong personal work ethic. You will actively participate in a team environment and ensure that the overall success of the team is considered to be an outcome of individual success. You will be adaptable and flexible to on the ground service requirements in order to ensure superior park management services are achieved at all times. You may be required to work rostered weekends where they are remunerated through the payment of a Rostered Weekend Allowance (annual allowance of their substantive base salary). 

We're looking for someone with:

  • Coxswain accreditation is highly desirable. Minimal accreditation requirement is for operations on sheltered waters with an outboard vessel.
  • Ability to safely operate vessels in the Gippsland Lakes environment.
  • Demonstrated practical skills in the maintenance and operation of machinery, small equipment and tools.

Your application will need to include:

  • Your current resume
  • A cover letter

Join our innovative organisation and enjoy what you do, apply today!

Application Closing date: Sunday 10 July 2022

About the branch

Each region consists of a diverse range of parks and reserves. Staff working within the Eastern Victoria Region are responsible for providing efficient and effective implementation of a broad range of often complex park management functions including natural, cultural and built asset management, visitor management and services, stakeholder management, park planning and emergency response.

Sound like you?

If this sounds like you, and you would like to help build on our park management activities, then we would like to hear from you. For a confidential discussion about the role, call Jeremy Tscharke on (03) 8427 2561 or apply online!

Organisational Commitments

Parks Victoria is committed to child safety and has zero tolerance for child abuse and all forms of harm to children, in accordance with the Victorian Child Safe Standards. All prospective employees to undergo a National Police Record Check and Working with Children Check prior to commencing employment.

Parks Victoria recognises diversity and inclusion is everyone's business. We value a culture where everyone can be themselves at work, regardless of background, orientation, age or gender, that brings out our best, values everyone's contribution and works within a flexible working environment, ultimately reflecting the community we serve.

Only people with Australian Citizenship, Permanent Residency or a non-citizen with a valid visa that provides work rights may apply for this position. 

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