Ranger Team Leader Horticultural Services

Lead the way to connect people and parks!
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Department: Parks Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Land Management
Classification: PVO4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/308570
Closing Date: 23-Dec-2018
Salary Range: $78,686 - $84,509
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description.docx (Word, 127KB)
Job Specification

Position Description.pdf (PDF, 353KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Dave Moore
(03) 8427 3247

Position Details

About the branch

The Melbourne Division is responsible for the delivery of on-ground works and services that conserve environments, protect culture and heritage, manage visitor facilities and improve opportunities and support fire and emergency management. The Divisional resources will support environmental, social and economic outcomes for Melbourne communities.

‘Parks Victoria is relocating functions from our environment, research and other service divisions to Latrobe Valley by 2020. This position is currently based at 535 Bourke Street office in Melbourne and will be moving to the government services hub planned in Latrobe Valley by 2020.'

About the role and your responsibilities:  

Are you a highly motivated individual looking for a new opportunity?

As a 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 or Functional Chief Ranger. You will work as a key member of the Area or Functional team in delivering on-ground services. You will be able to demonstrate a strong personal work ethic for team members to follow and ensure that District employees maintain a high standard of personal accountability and compliance with the Code of Conduct. Ranger Team Leaders are responsible for guiding the team, to inspire enthusiasm, to ensure their safety and welfare and to ensure they are appreciated for their efforts. You will also be responsible for ‘hands on' people management which includes leading, managing and developing the team which may include ongoing employees, contractors, casuals, temporary staff and/or volunteers.

To be successful for this role you will need:

  • Demonstrate strong customer service focus both internally and externally
  • Demonstrated flexibility in workload management
  • Displays a practical understanding of strategic issues, risks and opportunities in local decision making


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 23 December 2018 

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.”

DAP Clause

A number of position have been approved for Australian Aboriginals and/or Torres Strait Islander People under the ‘special measures' section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. Only Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply for Designated Aboriginal positions. Applicants will be required to provide a formal identification certificate.


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