Ranger Team Leader Heyfield

Parks Victoria are looking for a Ranger Team Leader to lead a team to deliver high quality service in land management operations.
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Department: Parks Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Environment
Classification: PVO4
Work Location: Gippsland - Wellington
Reference: VG/307430000
Closing Date: 05-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $84,982 - $91,271
Job Duration: November 2023
Attachments: Position Description - 30743 - Ranger Team Leader Heyfield.pdf (PDF, 197KB)


Position Description - 30743 - Ranger Team Leader Heyfield.docx (Word, 95KB)


Contact: Mike Dower
8427 2531

Position Details

  • An important leadership position in the Foothills & Southern Alps Area team
  • Gain operational leadership experience in a fixed term role
  • The position leads a team of up to 5 Rangers and upto 1 Project officer

About the role

As the Ranger Team Leader, you will lead a team of staff to deliver high quality services in line with the Regional Operations Plan, with support and under the direction of the Area Chief Ranger. As the Ranger Team Leader, you will be required to lead the team at Heyfield, by providing advice, supervision and guidance and work closely with counterparts in the Dargo team. The role includes office administration work and some field based work.

We're looking for someone with:

  • Skills in leadership and people management
  • Experience in park estate management including working with traditional owners.
  • Demonstrate strong customer service focus both internally and externally.
  • Track record in dealing with external stakeholders on a range of land management issues.

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 5 February 2023

About Parks Victoria

Parks Victoria's vision is to be a world-class parks service, ensuring healthy parks for healthy people. It is a statutory authority with responsibility for managing an expanding and diverse estate covering more than 4 million hectares, or about 17 per cent, of Victoria.

The Operations Directorate 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.

Sound like you?

If this sounds like you, and you would like to help build on our park and team management activities, then we would like to hear from you. For a confidential discussion about the role, call Mike Dower on 8427 2531 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.

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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