Area Chief Ranger Lakes and Eastern Alps

Apply now for an exciting leadership opportunity to manage our stunning landscapes including the Snowy River National Park, parts of the Alpine National Park and amazing wetlands.
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Department: Parks Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Strategic Management
Classification: PVO7
Work Location: Bairnsdale - Outer Gippsland area
Reference: VG/30747/ACR
Closing Date: 04-Jun-2023
Salary Range: $113,314 - $123,796
Job Duration: June 2025
Attachments: Position Description - 30747 - Area Chief Ranger Lakes and Eastern Alps.docx (Word, 77KB)
Job Specification

Position Description - 30747 - Area Chief Ranger Lakes and Eastern Alps.pdf (PDF, 203KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Michael Treanor
(03) 8427 3769

Position Details

  • A great opportunity to gain experience in leadership in land management
  • Competitive Salary + Superannuation + Development plans for career progression
  • Enjoy a healthy work life balance as part of a supportive team culture

About the role:  

As the Area Chief Ranger for the Lakes and Eastern Alps, you will be accountable for the staff, stakeholders and program delivery across three work centres (Bairnsdale, Buchan Valley, and Omeo). You will support the Team Leaders within your geographic area of management to develop an effective network of communication and to ensure knowledge of business activity is shared and understood.

Your geographical area will include 5 jointly managed parks, managed with the Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Corporation, and includes amazing landscapes such as the Mitchell River National Park, Gippsland Lakes Coastal Park, Raymond Island and Lake Tyers State Park.

We're looking for someone with:

  • Tertiary qualification in Science, Business and/or equivalent experience in a similar field.
  • High level judgement experience in analytical problem solving and decision making.
  • Proven experience in multiple portfolio management.
  • Effective engagement and stakeholder management skills are essential.
  • Extensive experience in leading and managing team performance.

Your application will need to include:

  • Your current resume
  • A cover letter

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

Application Closing date: Sunday 04 June 2023

About the branch:

The Eastern 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.

Sound like you?

If this sounds like you, and you would like to help deliver on our strategic land management activities, then we would like to hear from you. For a confidential discussion about the role, call Michael Treanor on (03) 8427 3769 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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