Ranger (Field Services) Recovery

Parks Victoria are looking for someone to join the East Gippsland Fire Recovery Team.
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Department: Parks Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Environment
Classification: PVO2
Work Location: Bairnsdale - Outer Gippsland area
Reference: VG/11921000
Closing Date: 29-Jan-2023
Salary Range: $56,622 - $75,761
Job Duration: December 2023
Attachments: Position Description - 11921 - Ranger (Field Services) - Recovery .pdf (PDF, 203KB)
Job Specification

Position Description - 11921 - Ranger (Field Services) - Recovery .docx (Word, 85KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Luke Marcius
(03) 8427 2633

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:

This Ranger (Field Services) role 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. The Ranger 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, this 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
  • Demonstrated 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:

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

Application Closing date: Sunday 29 January 2023

Why Work For Us?

  • Structured salary progression, including annual performance-based salary increases
  • Incremental salary increases twice a year, as per the Parks Victoria Enterprise Agreement 2021
  • Generous employee discounts at MacPac through our corporate partnership
  • Work life balance through hybrid working arrangements, in accordance with government guidelines
  • Supportive culture to undertake personal development and secondment employment opportunities

Sound like you?

If this sounds like you, and you would like to help build on our Fire Recovery program, then we would like to hear from you. For a confidential discussion about the role, call Luke Marcius, Recovery Team Leader on (03) 8427 2633 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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