Ranger (Field Services)

Carry out a range of park maintenance duties to ensure our assets across Mornington Peninsula National Park and Coolart Historic Reserve 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: Melbourne - Southern Metro
Reference: VG/1310000
Closing Date: 26-Jun-2022
Salary Range: $56,062 - $75,011
Job Duration: June 2024
Attachments: Position Description - 13100 - Ranger (Field Services).docx (Word, 90KB)
Job Specification

Position Description - 13100 - Ranger (Field Services).pdf (PDF, 199KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Michelle Judd
(03) 8427 3214

Position Details

  • On the job training is provided to set you up for success
  • Competitive Salary + Rostered Weekend Allowance (eligibility requirements apply) + Superannuation
  • Enjoy a healthy work life balance in this Fixed Term role

About the role:  

As a Ranger (Field Services), the primary focus of your position is to plan for, and deliver, in park services as supported by the Ranger Team Leader to enable efficient and effective delivery including the delivery of on the ground works including, but not limited to, maintenance of assets, infrastructure, and facilities; and the field delivery of environmental projects. You will be offered training, learning and development opportunities to deliver a level of environmental and service expertise, as well as be supported by Parks Victoria to obtain any qualifications and tickets required to undertake specific tasks and roles. 

You will be adaptable and flexible to on the ground service requirements in order to ensure superior park management services are achieved at all times. You may be required to work rostered weekends where they are remunerated through the payment of a Rostered Weekend Allowance (annual allowance of their substantive base salary). 

We're looking for someone with:

  • Practical skills and experience in the maintenance and operation of small power equipment and tools for asset maintenance
  • Experience in customer service, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • 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:

  • Your current resume
  • A cover letter

Join our innovative organisation and enjoy what you do, apply today!

Application Closing date: Sunday 26 June 2022

About the branch:

The Southern & Maritime Region consists of a diverse range of parks and reserves.  Staff working within the Region are responsible for providing efficient and effective implementation of a broad range of often complex park management functions including natural, cultural and built asset management, visitor management and services, stakeholder management, park planning and emergency response.

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, call Michelle Judd on (03) 8427 3214 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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