Cave Guide Ranger (PVO2)

Job posted: 10/05/2024
Applications close: 26/05/2024 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | East Gippsland

Job type: Casual / Casual

Organisation: Parks Victoria

Salary: $58,338 - $78,057

Occupation: Hospitality and Tourism

Reference: VG/C/70059

Reference: VG/C/70059

Occupation: Hospitality and Tourism

Salary Range: $58,338 - $78,057

Work location: Gippsland | East Gippsland

Explore your Career outdoors and join Parks Victoria as a Cave Guide Ranger!

  • Competitive Salary + Rostered Weekend Allowance
  • Enjoy a healthy work life balance in an on-going role
  • World-renown caves

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 guide Rangers will participate in training specific to caves and geology, as well as interpretation and how to engage visitors in a meaningful way.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Cave guiding
  • Wild caving
  • 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
  • Previous tour guiding experience will be advantageous

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, then we would like to hear from you. For a confidential discussion about the role, call  Jordan Gardiner on 0475 668 881 or apply online!

Your application will need to include:

  • A current Resume
  • A cover letter

Application Closing date: Sunday, 26 May 2024 

Organisational Commitments

Parks Victoria is a key support agency in Emergency Management. All staff may be directed to perform fire and emergency and/or business continuity roles as required. This can include carrying out these roles in alternative locations around Victoria.

Parks Victoria is committed to ensuring a culturally safe work environment for Aboriginal people and values the beliefs, knowledge and views of Traditional Owners. This includes empowering Traditional Owners to equitably participate in the governance and management of Country.  All Parks Victoria staff are expected to support this commitment.

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 Parks Victoria staff are expected to support this commitment.

Parks Victoria requires all prospective employees to undergo a National Police Record Check to ensure the safety of our staff and the community. A criminal record will not automatically preclude you from applying for a role at Parks Victoria. Each application will be considered on its merits.

Only people with Australian Citizenship or Permanent Residency may apply for this position.


Cave Guide Ranger (PVO2)

Job type:

Casual / Casual

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Jordan Gardiner | jordan.gardiner@parks.vic.gov.au

Cave Guide Ranger (PVO2)