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Ranger (PVO2)

Job posted: 05/08/2022
Applications close: 21/08/2022 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Grampians

Job type: Full time / Ongoing

Organisation: Parks Victoria

Salary: $56,062 - $75,011

Occupation: Agriculture/Primary Industry

Reference: VG/201100000

Reference: VG/201100000

Occupation: Agriculture/Primary Industry

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

Work location: Western Region | Grampians

Parks Victoria are looking for an enthusiastic and outgoing Park Ranger to help create safe and memorable visitor experiences in Grampians National Park (Gariwerd)

  • Work in one of Victoria's most popular National Parks, protected for its significant natural and cultural values
  • Enjoy a diverse role with a mixture of office and field based work, including some weekends
  • Enjoy the opportunity to develop skills and experience in park management across a range of functions including environment and asset management, culture and heritage protection, visitor safety management, customer service, the planning and delivery of information, interpretation and education (IIE) programs and support to commercial and capital projects, fire and emergency, planned burning and enforcement programs.

About the role

The Ranger V&C works under the direction of Team Leader (Visitors and Community) and the Area Chief Ranger Grampians Gariwerd. It plays a critical role in the provision of timely and accurate customer service and park communication. It supports the planning and delivery of information, interpretation, education (II&E) programs, commercial and tourism activities and park operations programs. The ranger utilises skills in managing small projects and budgets, writing, signage, mapping, and spatial products and regularly undertakes field-based tasks to support the broader team.

The role is critical for the timely dissemination of information around park operations such as park closures, planned burning, fire and other park management activities. It works closely with Brambuk the National Park and Cultural Centre and Visitor Information Centre networks.

We're looking for someone with the following skills and experience:

  • Desirable - Certificate or Diploma in Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management 
  • Desirable - Qualifications or experience in communications, engagement, heritage interpretation, education, recreation.
  • Relevant field experience including 4x4 accreditations, chainsaw trim and cross cut, spatial skills and knowledge in Arc GIS or similar, GPS and navigation.
  • Demonstrated experience in self-management and supervisory skills.
  • The incumbent must be available to work weekends and public holidays if required.

Your application will need to include:

  • A current Resume
  • A Cover Letter 

Application Closing date: Sunday August 21 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 Visitor and Community activities, then we would like to hear from you. For a confidential discussion about the role, call Tammy Schoo on 0437 443 876 or apply online!

Organisational Commitments

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

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.

Parks Victoria requires 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.

Ranger (PVO2)

Job type:

Full time / Ongoing

Job classification:

PVO2

Contact:

Tammy Schoo | 0437 443 876

Ranger (PVO2)