Ranger - Community Engagement (Designated Aboriginal Position) (PVO2)

Job posted: 09/02/2023
Applications close: 31/03/2023 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Full time / Until May 2024

Organisation: Parks Victoria

Salary: $57,188 - $76,519

Occupation: Environment

Reference: VG/10791000

Reference: VG/10791000

Occupation: Environment

Salary Range: $57,188 - $76,519

Work location: Geelong

Parks Victoria are looking for a Community Engagement Ranger to deliver education programs to schools and community groups in Geelong area's parks!

  • Learn how to lead programs in parks that promote and benefit the physical, mental, cultural, spiritual and social health of communities
  • Work with diverse groups which may include youth, persons from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and persons with a disability
  • Coordinate Parks Victoria's Junior Ranger program in Geelong area
  • Enjoy a healthy work-life balance

About the role

Core duties include:

  • Deliver education programs for schools and community groups in Geelong area's parks
  • Deliver Parks Victoria's Junior Ranger program in Western Basalt District
  • Support Parks Victoria's Park Walks program at You Yangs and Ocean Grove Nature Reserve
  • Learn how to engage diverse groups with parks and set up new programs for these groups

We're looking for someone with:

  • Experience in education and interpretation and/or community engagement
  • Experience in customer service, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in self-management and supervisory skills
  • Knowledge of computer software including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

Your application will need to include:

  • A current Resume
  • A cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria (KSC) as outlined in the position description
  • Aboriginality Form

Application Closing date: Friday 31 March 2023

Why Work For Us?

  • Structured salary progression, including annual performance-based salary increases
  • Incremental salary increases twice a year, as per the Parks Victoria Enterprise Agreement 2021
  • Generous employee discounts at MacPac through our corporate partnership
  • Work life balance through hybrid working arrangements, in accordance with government guidelines
  • Supportive culture to undertake personal development and secondment employment opportunities
  • Inclusive employment support for Aboriginal and ATSI staff, including cultural leave entitlements

Sound like you?

For a confidential discussion about the role, call Vanessa Wiggenraad on 03 8427 3486 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.

Parks Victoria's policies require the successful applicant to be up-to-date based on Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) vaccination advice. The successful applicant for this role will be required to provide evidence of vaccination or exemption status as part of the recruitment process

A number of positions have been approved for Australian Aboriginals and/or Torres Strait Islander People under the 'special measures' section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. Only Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply for Designated Aboriginal positions. Applicants will be required to provide a formal identification certificate.