Field Services Officer

Parks Victoria is transforming - join the team to support the achievement of superior park management and conserve Victoria's special places
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Department: Parks Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time or part time
Job Function: Land Management
Classification: PVO2
Work Location: VIC - various
Reference: VG/FSO1
Closing Date: 30-Aug-2017
Salary Range: $48,308 - $64,637
Job Duration: Fixed Term
Attachments: GENERIC - Field Services Officer G2 - Melbourne - FINAL.pdf (PDF, 148KB)
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GENERIC - Field Services Officer G2 - Regional Victoria - FINAL.pdf (PDF, 149KB)
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Locations Spreadsheet .pdf (PDF, 239KB)
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Contact: Recruitment Team

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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.

About the role

As a Field Services Officer, you will have responsibility for contributing to Parks Victoria's natural values (making sure that the natural environment and cultural sites are protected) and visitor services (helping visitors to enjoy and understand parks).  You will deliver on the ground works including, but not limited to, the maintenance of assets, infrastructure, and facilities; and the field delivery of environmental projects.  Through your hands-on approach, strong work ethic and commitment to your team, you will enable efficient and effective delivery at your park and contribute to the delivery of your district.

You will deliver activities requiring a level of trade expertise, so that you can support the promotion of Victoria's special places.   You will be an adaptable and flexible individual delivering ‘on the ground' service requirements and ensuring superior park management services are achieved on a continual basis.

To be successful in this role you will have

  • Plant, chainsaw and machinery operation experience.
  • Trade related skills or qualifications are desired.
  • Demonstrated experience in self-management.
  • Ability to collaborate and deliver shared outcomes as a team.


We are a respectful, diverse, culturally connected team bringing heritage to life encouraging community use and understanding of culturally significant places. We ensure that park management contributes to broader whole-of-government and community led directions in Victorian Aboriginal communities.

Your application must include;

  • A current Resume
  • A cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria (KSC) as outlined in the position description.

Application Closing date: Wednesday 30 August 2017

Parks Victoria requires all prospective employees to undergo a National Police Record Check prior to an employment offer being made.

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.”

Our common goal is to leverage the varied experiences, personal backgrounds and ideas that individuals contribute for the benefit of Parks Victoria, its staff and its visitors.

A number of position have been approved for Australian Aboriginals and/or Torres Strait Islander People. These are designated position 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 this position. Applicants will be required to provide a completed Aboriginality form.

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