Ranger - Grasslands

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 - Multiple Locations
Reference: VG/RANGERG
Closing Date: 30-Aug-2017
Salary Range: $48,308 - $64,637
Job Duration: Fixed Term
Attachments: Ranger G2 - Grasslands - Regional Victoria - FINAL.pdf (PDF, 150KB)
Job Specification

Locations Spreadsheet .pdf (PDF, 239KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Recruitment Team
recruitment@parks.vic.gov.au

Position Details

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 Ranger (Grasslands), 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 plan for and deliver park services to enable efficient and effective delivery at your park and contribute to the delivery of your district through your strong work ethic and commitment to your team. 

In collaboration with others such as the Environmental Project Coordinator and Project Officer- Northern Plains Grassland, you will support the delivery of priority works across the landscape.

You will deliver activities requiring a level of environmental and service expertise, so that you can support the delivery of the Northern Plains Grassland program.   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.

Your responsibilities will also include:

  • Project management and delivery of whole projects with minimal supervision and applied expertise
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with line managers, staff and key stakeholders across Parks Victoria wide
  • Displaying a thorough understanding of organisational purpose, directions and governance for managing the parks estate applying this understanding across Parks Victoria
  • Adhering to Parks' Victoria vision and Commitments

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A Certificate or Diploma in Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management and or relevant experience in a similar filed;
  • Demonstrated experience in native grassland management experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in customer service, communication and interpersonal skills;

Culture

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

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.


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