Ranger (Field Services) Recovery

Carry out a range of day to day duties and park maintenance to continually 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: Gippsland - East Gippsland
Reference: VG/1188300
Closing Date: 29-Jan-2023
Salary Range: $56,622 - $75,761
Job Duration: December 2023
Attachments: Position Description - 11883 - Ranger Field Services (Recovery).docx (Word, 85KB)
Job Specification

Position Description - 11883 - Ranger Field Services (Recovery).pdf (PDF, 202KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Robyn Korn
(03) 8427 2586

Position Details

  • On the job training is provided to set you up for success
  • Help us continue to deliver the Fire Recovery Program
  • Enjoy working in different environments across East Gippsland

About the role:

As the Ranger (Field Services) Recovery, you will be accountable for personal performance - we are seeking someone who can demonstrate a strong personal work ethic, 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 to ensure superior park management services are achieved at all times.

As part of the Fire Recovery Team, your role requires a high level of personal fitness. Tasks can include vegetation maintenance with chainsaws and brush cutters in steep terrain, walking track construction, park furniture and signage installation.

To meet our commitments in the Fire Recovery Operations Plan, Parks Victoria may from time to time require employees to reside at a location other than their usual place of residence. This may also include the need for employees to camp out.

We're looking for someone with:

  • Demonstrated skills in the maintenance and construction of a range of park facilities, including campground amenities, campgrounds, signs, fences and walking tracks
  • Practical skills in the maintenance and operation of small machinery, small plant and equipment and hand tools
  • The ability to self-manage and work autonomously

Your application will need to include:

  • Addressed key capabilities in the position description
  • Your current resume
  • A cover letter

Application Closing date: Sunday 29 January 2023

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 help build on our [role specific category] activities, then we would like to hear from you. For a confidential discussion about the role, call Robyn Korn on (03) 8427 2586 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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