Cave Guide Ranger (PVO2)

Job posted: 24/06/2022
Applications close: 10/07/2022 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | Bairnsdale

Job type: Casual / Casual

Organisation: Parks Victoria

Salary: $56,062 - $75,011

Occupation: Environment

Reference: VG/70001

Reference: VG/70001

Occupation: Environment

Salary Range: $56,062 - $75,011

Work location: Gippsland | Bairnsdale

An exciting opportunity for a cave guide ranger to join the Buchan Caves Commercial team to deliver factual interpretation of our world class caves!

  • On the job training is provided to set you up for success
  • Competitive Salary + Rostered Weekend Allowance (eligibility requirements apply) + Superannuation
  • Enjoy a healthy work life balance in this casual role

About the role:  

The Buchan Caves Reserve is one of 10 jointly managed parks in the Parks Victoria estate and is managed in partnership with the Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation (GLaWAC). You will have the opportunity to work in a reserve that is renowned for its horticultural beauty, deep cultural history, and intricate show cave system.

As a Cave Guide Ranger, you will take tours through the show caves in the Buchan Caves Reserve and provide factual interpretation about the formation of the caves and their history. You may also be asked to assist with in park services as directed by the Ranger Team Leader such as grounds and track maintenance and other visitor services. Cave guides will participate in training specific to caves and geology, as well as interpretation and how to engage visitors in a meaningful way. You will undertake cave guiding, wild caving and general grounds maintenance.

We're looking for someone with:

  • Experience in customer service, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Time management skills
  • An interest in interpretation and visitor engagement

Your application will need to include:

  • Your current resume
  • A cover letter

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

Application Closing date: Sunday 10 July 2022

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.

Sound like you?

If this sounds like you, and you would like to help build on our operational activities, then we would like to hear from you. For a confidential discussion about the role, call Leanne Hodge on (03) 8427 2479 or apply online!

Organisational Commitments

Parks Victoria is committed to child safety and has zero tolerance for child abuse and all forms of harm to children, in accordance with the Victorian Child Safe Standards. All prospective employees to undergo a National Police Record Check and Working with Children Check prior to commencing employment.

Parks Victoria recognises diversity and inclusion is everyone's business. We value a culture where everyone can be themselves at work, regardless of background, orientation, age or gender, that brings out our best, values everyone's contribution and works within a flexible working environment, ultimately reflecting the community we serve.

Only people with Australian Citizenship, Permanent Residency or a non-citizen with a valid visa that provides work rights may apply for this position. 

Cave Guide Ranger (PVO2)

Job type:

Casual / Casual

Job classification:



Leanne Hodge | (03) 8427 2479

Cave Guide Ranger (PVO2)