Parks Victoria are looking for a skilled and passionate Ranger to join a small team, based in Mansfield to help care for and manage the Victorian Alps.
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Department: Parks Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Environment
Classification: PVO2
Work Location: North East - Mansfield
Reference: VG/1557000
Closing Date: 11-Dec-2022
Salary Range: $56,622 - $75,761
Job Duration: Until June 2023
Attachments: Position Description - 15570 - Ranger .pdf (PDF, 199KB)

Position Description - 15570 - Ranger .docx (Word, 90KB)

Contact: Ross Grant
0427 301 745

Position Details

  • A great mix of field and project work in a fantastic part of the Victorian Alps.
  • A supportive organisation, promoting work life balance and a location suited to an outdoor lifestyle.
  • The chance to undertake work aligned to your values in supporting nature conservation and nature based recreation.

About the role

Rangers use their skills and experience to manage, protect and maintain park values and assets and support great visitor experiences - day visitor areas, camping areas, roads and walking tracks and to protect biodiversity and visitor sites by managing pest plants and animals. As part of a small, committed team you'll be helping to manage an area that has an extensive network of walking tracks, including the iconic Australian Alps Walking Track (AAWT), remote campsites, historic huts and 4WD tracks, snow capped mountains, pristine mountain rivers and foothill forests which draw thousands of visitors per year. You'll also be involved Traditional Owner engagement, fire and emergency management, visitor engagement and compliance activities.

We're looking for someone with:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification and/or experience in natural resource management, a passion and interest in the natural environment.
  • The ability to operate comfortably and safely in remote areas, alpine and sub alpine environments and use practical skills to solve problems and maintain assets.
  • Great motivation, ability to communicate well, who genuinely enjoys working in small teams, engaging with community and park visitors.

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 11 December 2022.

Sound like you?

If this sounds like you, and you would like to help build on our operations activities, then we would like to hear from you. For a confidential discussion about the role, call Area Chief Ranger, Ross Grant on 0427 301745 or apply online!

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 opportunities

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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