Ranger (PVO2)

Job posted: 08/10/2020
Applications close: 25/10/2020 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Ongoing

Organisation: Parks Victoria

Salary: $53,213 - $71,200

Occupation: Land Management

Reference: VG/12020000

Reference: VG/12020000

Occupation: Land Management

Salary Range: $53,213 - $71,200

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Contribute to Natural Resource, Arboriculture and Land Management as a Ranger delivering the day to day operations!

  • Be a part of an innovative, world class parks service
  • Monitor and report on environmental and asset conditions
  • Ongoing, full time opportunity located in Albert Park 

About the branch

The Melbourne Region is responsible for the delivery of on-ground works and services that conserve environments, protect culture and heritage, manage visitor facilities and improve opportunities and support fire and emergency management. The Regional resources will support environmental, social and economic outcomes for Melbourne communities. Service delivery is managed and delivered within the demands of the Divisional Action Plan and in partnership with community and government agencies.

Melbourne Region consists of a diverse range of Local Ports, waterways, parks and reserves.  Staff working within the Region are responsible for providing efficient and effective implementation of a broad range of often complex park management functions including natural, cultural and built asset management, visitor management and services, local port and waterway management, commercial management, community engagement, stakeholder management and emergency response.

About the role and your responsibilities

As a Ranger based at Albert Park, the primary focus of your position is to plan for, and deliver, in park services as directed by the Ranger Team Leader to enable efficient and effective delivery at a district level in accordance with the District Action Plan. You will undertake activities requiring a level of environmental and arboriculture service expertise in on ground service delivery.

You will also regularly liaise with contractors under the supervision of the Ranger Team Leader. You will deliver horticultural and arboriculture works programs across the Albert Park District with a focus on horticultural and arboriculture maintenance to agreed quality standards. The Ranger will demonstrate a strong personal work ethic and will be accountable for personal performance as well as actively participate in a team environment. You will be adaptable and flexible to on the ground service requirements in order to ensure superior park management services are always achieved.

To be successful for this role you will need: 

  • Certificate III, diploma or tertiary qualification in Arboriculture and/or equivalent demonstrated experience in a similar field.
  • Demonstrated experience in the management of public gardens and/or Arboriculture management.
  • An endorsed drivers licence MR is desirable.
  • An endorsed Agricultural Chemical User Permit (ACUP) is desirable.
  • A current employee Working with Children Check

Your application must include:

  • Your 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: Sunday 25 October 2020

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

Parks Victoria requires all prospective employees to undergo a National Police Record Check prior to commencing employment.

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.

Ranger  (PVO2)

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Peta Glenn | (03) 8427 3976

Ranger  (PVO2)