Ranger (Field Services)

Kick start your career as a casual Ranger (Field Services) Officer to provide customer service delivery and maintenance of assets and infrastructure on Gabo Island.
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Department: Parks Victoria
Work Type: Casual/Temporary
Job Function: Land Management
Classification: PVO2
Work Location: Gippsland - East Gippsland
Reference: VG/12177
Closing Date: 24-Sep-2023
Salary Range: $57,188 - $76,519
Job Duration: June 2024
Attachments: Position Description - 12177 - Ranger (Field Services).docx (Word, 92KB)
Job Specification

Position Description - 12177 - Ranger (Field Services).pdf (PDF, 223KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Dave Burton
0428 391 364

Position Details

  • Care for heritage listed assets including the historic lighthouse and cottages
  • The position is part of a small and highly motivated team based from Mallacoota
  • Gabo Island is one of Victoria's most stunning and isolated work locations

About the role

In this role, you will be required to stay in residence on the island during their deployment (which may range from a few days up to four weeks). Tasks of the role include providing visitor, volunteer and contractor information, repairs and maintenance to heritage listed buildings, assets and infrastructure including the aerodrome, power supply, waste water system, potable water supply, tracks and trails. You will manage the commercial accomodation by managing bookings, guests inductions, lighthouse tours and servicing of the guest's quarters. Whilst not a requirement of the role, you may enter into an agreement with the Bureau of Meteorology to undertake daily weather observations.

We're looking for someone with:

  • A tertiary qualification or demonstrated experience in land management or customer services is desirable.
  • Demonstrated experience in self reliance and working in highly isolated and remote locations.
  • Customer service and stakeholder management skills.
  • Experience in lighthouse and heritage buildings management.
  • Qualifications, skills, experience in tractor, side by side, crane operating, pumps and minor plant and equipment.

Your application will need to include:

  • A current Resume
  • A Cover Letter

Application Closing date: Sunday 24 September 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.

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
  • Commitment to wellbeing through our dedicated Employee Assistance Program 
  • Inclusive employment support for ATSI staff, including cultural leave entitlements

Sound like you?

If this sounds like you, and you would like to help build on our island management activities, then we would like to hear from you. For a confidential discussion about the role, call Dave Burton on 0428 391 364 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.

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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