Ranger (Field Services)

Contribute to Natural Resource and Land Management as a Ranger (Field Services) delivering day to day operations!
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Department: Parks Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Environment
Classification: PVO2
Work Location: Gippsland - South Gippsland
Reference: VG/24080/11133
Closing Date: 08-Aug-2021
Salary Range: $54,957 - $73,533
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: Position Description - 24080 & 11133 - Ranger (Field Services).docx (Word, 78KB)
Job Specification

Position Description - 24080 & 11133 - Ranger (Field Services).pdf (PDF, 202KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Melissa Moon
(03) 8427 2654

Position Details

  • Monitor and report on environmental and asset conditions
  • Be a part of an innovative, world class parks service
  • 2 Ongoing, full time roles located in Tidal River

About the branch

The Commercial Directorate manages Parks Victoria's visitor based, revenue-generating activities at key regional and metropolitan sites across Victoria. It provides the strategies, specialist advice, business processes and systems to efficiently and effectively deliver core support services to enable Parks Victoria to be financially sustainable, high performing, and ensure our activities are aligned with strategic objectives.

The directorate aims to deliver sustainable financial returns through the provision of an enhanced visitor experience across Victoria's parks, to support conservation for the benefit of the Victorian community.

The directorate maintains effective strategic level relationships to influence policy and legislation to provide an enabling environment as well as facilitating collaboration and championing continuous improvement at every opportunity. By providing a varied suite of visitor experiences and commercial opportunities across the state, the Directorate adds value to Parks Victoria, communities, partners and the State of Victoria.

About the role and your responsibilities

As a Ranger (Field Services), your primary focus is to plan for, and deliver, in park services as directed by the Team Leader to enable efficient and effective delivery at a district level in accordance with the Directorate Action Plan. Your position will be accountable for the delivery of on the ground works including, but not limited to, asset, infrastructure, and grounds maintenance within Tidal River, and at the Wilsons Promontory light station. You will also undertake shifts of up to 7 days duration at the Wilsons Promontory light station, as well as Fire and Emergency response activities in accordance with requirements and level of training. 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.

To be successful for this role you will need: 

  • Demonstrated experience in the maintenance and operation of machinery, small plant and equipment and tools
  • Demonstrated skills in the maintenance and construction of a range of park facilities, including, buildings, signs, campgrounds, fences and walking tracks
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of computer software including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • A current employee Working with Children Check is required.

Your application must include:

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

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

Application Closing date: Sunday 08 August 2021

Only people with Australian Citizenship or Permanent Residency may apply for this position.

Parks Victoria requires all prospective employees to undergo a National Police Record Check prior to commencing employment.

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 Parks Victoria staff are expected to support this commitment.

At Parks Victoria, we recognise that diversity and inclusion are central to being a modern, high-performing sustainable organisation that can deliver our strategic vision to be a “world class parks service ensuring healthy parks for healthy people.”


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