Ranger (Fire and Emergency)

A fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic, passionate and positive member to join our team based in Castlemaine to ensure our parks are kept at their highest standards!
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Department: Parks Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Environment
Classification: PVO2
Work Location: North West - Bendigo
Reference: VG/11714/RFE
Closing Date: 02-Oct-2022
Salary Range: $56,622οΎ - $75,761
Job Duration: June 2025
Attachments: Position Description - 11714 - Ranger (Fire and Emergency).docx (Word, 84KB)
Job Specification

Position Description - 11714 - Ranger (Fire and Emergency).pdf (PDF, 199KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Mark Mckimmie
(03) 8427 3296

Position Details

  • All training and support to best equip you for the role will be provided
  • Competitive salary + Superannuation + Development plans for career progression 
  • Enjoy work-life balance in this fixed term role, working across our iconic Parks

About the role

As the Ranger (Fire and Emergency), your primary focus will be on the prevention and suppression of fires in the landscape and the protection of Victorian communities. You will undertake tasks such as fire suppression (respondinjg to fires), planned burning including preparation, vegetation management and other tasks as directed by the Team Leader, Fire and Emergency.

We're looking for someone with:

  • Successfully pass a DELWP firefighter medical and Task based Assessment, Category C - General firefighter
  • Experience with plant, chainsaw and machinery operation and/or other trade related skills.
  • Practical skills in the maintenance and operation of machinery, small equipment and tools.
  • Demonstrated self management skills.

Your application will need to include:

  • A current Resume
  • A cover letter

Application Closing date: Sunday 02 October 2022

About Parks Victoria

Parks Victoria's vision is to be a world-class parks service, ensuring healthy parks for healthy people. It is a statutory authority with responsibility for managing an expanding and diverse estate covering more than 4 million hectares, or about 17 per cent, of Victoria.

Sound like you?

If this sounds like you, and you would like to join our team, then we would like to hear from you. For a confidential discussion about the role, call Mark Mckimmie on (03) 8427 3296 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.

Parks Victoria's policies require the successful applicant to be up-to-date based on Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) vaccination advice. The successful applicant for this role will be required to provide evidence of vaccination or exemption status as part of the recruitment process.

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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