Ranger (Fire & Emergency)

Undertake Fire and Emergency response activities to deliver specified in-park services and ensure our parks 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: Gippsland - South Gippsland
Reference: VG/279100
Closing Date: 05-Dec-2021
Salary Range: $54,957 - $73,533
Job Duration: October 2022
Attachments: Position Description - 27910 - Ranger (Fire and Emergency).pdf (PDF, 201KB)
Job Specification

Position Description - 27910 - Ranger (Fire and Emergency).docx (Word, 75KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Tim Bessell-Browne
0407 580 323

Position Details

  • Support Fire and Emergency operations and bushfire suppression
  • Be a part of an innovative, world-class parks service
  • Fixed term, Full Time role located in Tidal River

About the role and your responsibilities:  

As Ranger (Fire and Emergency), the primary focus of your position is to plan for, and 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 and District Action Plans.  You will undertake activities requiring a level of environmental and service expertise and the position will be accountable for personal performance. You will demonstrate a strong personal work ethic and actively participate in a team environment ensuring that the overall success of the team is considered to be an outcome of individual success. 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.

The creation of a separate Fire and Emergency Services Directorate and the new functional fire and emergency teams within regions, recognises the importance that fire and emergency management plays in Parks Victoria's day-to-day business and the potential impacts associated with this program area.

We're looking for someone with:

  • Customer service, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Plant, chainsaw and machinery operation experience and other trade related skills
  • A working knowledge of computer software including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • A current employee Working with Children Check before commencing employment with us

Your application will need to include:

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

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

Application Closing date: Sunday 05 December 2021

About the branch:

The Operations Division is responsible for the service delivery of initiatives, programs and services. On-ground works and services will conserve environments, protect culture and heritage, manage visitor facilities and improve opportunities and support fire and emergency management. The Regional resources will support environmental, social and economic outcomes for rural, regional and urban communities. Service delivery is managed and delivered within the demands of the Divisional Action Plan and the requirements of the Division's statewide fire and emergency role and in partnership with community and government agencies.

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.

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. 

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

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