Ranger

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: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Environment
Classification: PVO2
Work Location: North West Victoria
Reference: VG/301000
Closing Date: 31-Jan-2021
Salary Range: $54,957 - $73,533
Job Duration: June 2021
Attachments: Position Description - 30100 - Ranger.docx (Word, 70KB)
Job Specification

Position Description - 30100 - Ranger.pdf (PDF, 200KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Peter Goldring
03 8427 3353

Position Details

  • Kick start your career in conservation and land management
  • Be part of an innovative world-class parks service
  • Fixed term, full time until June 2021 located in Robinvale

 About the branch:

The Northern Region is responsible for the 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 Directorate resources will support environmental, social and economic outcomes for rural, regional and urban communities. Services will be delivered within the demands of the Directorate's Statewide fire and emergency role and in partnership with the community and other government agencies.

Each 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.

About the role and your responsibilities:

As the Ranger in Robinvale, your primary focus is to plan for, and deliver, in park services as directed by the Manager to enable efficient and effective delivery at a district level in accordance with the Regional Action Plan. You will undertake activities requiring a level of environmental and service expertise and you will be accountable for personal performance.

You must 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. As the Ranger, will need to 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 customer service, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be available to work weekends and public holidays if required.
  • A tertiary qualification in Certificate or Diploma in Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management and/or equivalent experience in a similar field is preferable.
  • A current employee Working with Children Check

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 31 January 2021

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 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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