Ranger - Culture and Heritage (DAP)

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: North West - Mildura
Reference: VG/RCH
Closing Date: 30-Aug-2017
Salary Range: $48,308 - $64,637
Job Duration: Fxed term
Attachments: Various. Ranger G2 - Culture and Heritage - FINAL.pdf (PDF, 377KB)
Job Specification

Aboriginality form.docx (Word, 102KB)
Recruitment Approval

Contact: Recruitment Team

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 (Culture and Heritage), you will have responsibility for coordinating and supporting the Murray River Ancestral Burials protection program in Northern Victoria.  You will contribute 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 activities requiring a level of environmental and service expertise, so that you can support the conservation 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.

You will coordinate priority protection works across the region and contribute to the development of long term strategies and build and maintain strong relationships with line managers, staff, Traditional Owner Groups, the Office of Aboriginal Affairs Victoria and key stakeholders across Parks Victoria wide

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 customer service, communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Demonstrated experience in working with Traditional Owner groups;
  • The ability to work weekends and public holidays if required.


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.

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

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.

This is a designated Aboriginal position under “special measures” section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. Only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply for this position.  Applicants will be required to provide a completed Aboriginality form.  Due to the nature of Aboriginal culture and the duties of this position, only Aboriginal people can successfully fill this role.  Aboriginal women are encouraged to apply

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