Ranger - Western District Lakes

Parks Victoria are looking for a highly motivated project co-ordinator to manage pest plants and animals within the Western District Lakes Ramsar site.
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Department: Parks Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Agriculture / Primary Industry
Classification: PVO2
Work Location: Colac - Barwon area
Reference: VG/12166
Closing Date: 04-Dec-2022
Salary Range: $56,622 - $75,761
Job Duration: Until June 2024
Attachments: Position Description - 12166 - Ranger Western District Lakes.pdf (PDF, 196KB)
Job Specification

Position Description - 12166 - Ranger Western District Lakes.docx (Word, 90KB)
Job Specification

Contact: James Gorman
0409 413 489

Position Details

  • Engagement with the community, contractors and stakeholder groups
  • Ability to start, run and manage a new project autominously
  • Strong conservation outcomes

About the role

The Western District Lakes Ramsar project provides an opportunity to manage some of the threats facing this Ramsar site through pest plant and animal management along with key stakeholder engagement. The candidate will work with contractors on the delivery of pest plant and animal control methods and report on the success and outcomes of the project.

We're looking for someone with:

  • Strong self management skills
  • Experience in contract and budget management including managing the contractor
  • Experience in land management, particularly with a focus pest plant and animal control
  • Communication skills both with internal/agency and external stakeholders

Your application will need to include:

  • A current Resume
  • A cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria (KSC) as outlined in the position description.

Application Closing date: Sunday 04 December 2022

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
  • Work life balance through hybrid working arrangements, in accordance with government guidelines
  • Supportive culture to undertake personal development and secondment employment opportunities
  • Commitment to wellbeing through our dedicated Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

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 , then we would like to hear from you. For a confidential discussion about the role, call James Gorman on 0409 413 489 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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