Ranger (Field Services)

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: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Environment
Classification: PVO2
Work Location: Melbourne - Southern Metro
Reference: VG/1273000
Closing Date: 09-Oct-2022
Salary Range: $56,622οΎ - $75,761
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: Position Description - 12730 - Ranger (Field Services).pdf (PDF, 200KB)
Job Specification

Position Description - 12730 - Ranger (Field Services).docx (Word, 89KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Michelle Judd
(03) 8427 3214

Position Details

  • Be part of a supportive and motivated team culture
  • Competitive Salary + Super + Rostered Weekend Allowance (if eligible) 
  • Enjoy a healthy work life balance in this Ongoing role, working across our iconic parks and reserves

About the role

As the Ranger (Field Services), you will deliver in park services as directed by the Ranger Team Leader to enable efficient and effective delivery at a district level in accordance with the Regional Action Plan. You will be accountable for the delivery of on ground works including, but not limited to, maintenance of assets, infrastructure, and facilities; and the field delivery of environmental projects. You will undertake Fire and Emergency response activities in accordance with requirements and level of training.

We're looking for someone with:

  • A qualification in a relevant building trade (building, carpentry, plumbing, electrical) desirable.
  • Practical skills in the maintenance and operation of machinery, small equipment and tools.
  • Demonstrated skills in the maintenance and construction of a range of park facilities, including, signs, campgrounds, fences and walking tracks.

Your application will need to include:

  • A current Resume
  • A cover letter 

Application Closing date: Sunday 09 October 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
  • 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 (EAP)
  • Inclusive employment support for Aboriginal and ATSI staff, including cultural leave entitlements

Sound like you?

If this sounds like you, and you would like to help build on our park management activities, then we would like to hear from you. For a confidential discussion about the role, email Reuben O'Shea on Reuben.Oshea@parks.vic.gov.au 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 or Permanent Residency may apply for this position.


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