Ranger (Field Services)

Carry out a range of park maintenance duties to ensure we continue to deliver services at the Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park and preserve our parks for future generations!
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Department: Parks Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Environment
Classification: PVO2
Work Location: Grampians Region - Negotiable
Reference: VG/11353
Closing Date: 17-Jul-2022
Salary Range: $56,062 - $75,011
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - 11353 - Ranger (Field Services).docx (Word, 88KB)
Job Specification

Position Description - 11353 - Ranger (Field Services).pdf (PDF, 202KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Kailee Savoia
(03) 8427 2431

Position Details

  • On the job training is provided to set you up for success
  • Competitive Salary + Rostered Weekend Allowance (eligibility requirements apply) + Superannuation
  • Enjoy a healthy work life balance in this Fixed Term role until June 2025

About the role:  

This Ranger role will deliver in park services at an Area level as directed by the Project Coordinator within the Gariwerd Area, Environment and Heritage Team. The position will be accountable for the delivery of field-based works funded from the Victorian Government Biodiversity Response Planning (BRP) initiative, and, Weed and Pest on Public Land (WPPL) program. This Ranger role will deliver key strategies of the Grampians (Gariwerd) Park Landscape Conservation Action Plan with specific focus on fox and feral cat control including poison baiting, trapping, remote camera monitoring, collection of associated data and sampling and maintenance of equipment.

This Ranger role will be accountable for personal performance and demonstrate a strong personal work ethic. The position 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. The Ranger will be adaptable and flexible to on the ground service requirements to ensure superior park management services are achieved at all times.

We're looking for someone with:

  • Certificate or Diploma in Natural Resource Management and/or equivalent experience in a similar field is desirable

  • Experience in pest animal control techniques (preferably fox control) and monitoring (preferably remote cameras)
  • 4x4 experience and or qualification preferred
  • ACUP (Agricultural Chemical Users Permit) with 1080 endorsement is preferred

 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 17 July 2022

About the branch:

The Regional Services Division is responsible for the service delivery of initiatives, programs and services. On-ground works and services will conserve environments, protect culture and heritage, manage visitor facilities and improve opportunities and support fire and emergency management.

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 Kailee Savoia on (03) 8427 2431 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.

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