Area Chief Ranger

At Parks Victoria, we love building healthy parks for healthy people, as an Area Chief Ranger you’ll be at the forefront of delivering a world class Parks service!
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Department: Parks Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Land Management
Classification: PVO7
Work Location: North East - Wangaratta
Reference: VG/307580
Closing Date: 27-Jan-2019
Salary Range: $103,880 - $113,489
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description.docx (Word, 156KB)
Job Specification

Position Description.pdf (PDF, 271KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Ty Caling
(03) 8427 2571

Position Details

About the branch

The Regional Services Division is responsible for the service delivery of initiatives, programs and services.  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:  

At Parks Victoria, we love building healthy parks for healthy people. In this challenging and exciting leadership opportunity, you'll provide leadership to the team and ensure the delivery of our action plan and development of the region.  As an Area Chief Ranger you will be responsible for all aspects of operations and resources within their geographic area of control in order to deliver a cost effective and quality range of services, whilst leading the Area team to ensure individual and divisional goals are achieved.  You will represent Parks Victoria to community, industry, and government groups to ensure a positive, professional image of Parks Victoria.

To be successful for this role you will need:

  • Demonstrated high level judgement experience in analytical problem solving and decision making
  • Demonstrate an ability to lead a team which consistently and effectively delivers on its goals and objectives
  • Demonstrates a practical management of people, finances and other resources


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 27 January 2019 

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

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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