Ranger - Culture and Heritage (Designated Aboriginal Position) (PVO2)

Job posted: 10/09/2021
Applications close: 03/10/2021 (Midnight)
12 days remaining

12 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North West Region | Mildura

Job type: Full time / July 2022

Organisation: Parks Victoria

Salary: $54,957 - $73,533

Occupation: Land Management

Reference: VG/1079900

Reference: VG/1079900

Occupation: Land Management

Salary Range: $54,957 - $73,533

Work location: North West Region | Mildura

We’re looking for people who are passionate about our natural landscape – in this role you’ll carry out the day to day operations and services across our parks, contribute to their success and help us build stronger parks!

  • Play a key role in maintaining parks resources and cultural heritage
  • Share your knowledge about your local area
  • Fantastic opportunity based in Mildura

About the role and your responsibilities:

As a Ranger based at Mildura, you will carry out the day to day operations and services across our parks, ensuring our parks delivery great services to the community. In this role you'll actively participate in planning and delivering in park services as directed by the Ranger Team Leader to enable efficient and effective delivery at a district level in accordance with the Regional Action Plan. As the Ranger you will undertake activities requiring a level of environmental and service expertise and the position will be accountable for personal performance.

This role will see you have good customer service skills and understand customer needs to ensure fit for purpose solutions can be implemented. You must be adaptable and flexible to on-the-ground service requirements in order to ensure superior park management services are achieved at all times, displaying strong customer service and interpersonal skills.

We're looking for someone with:

  • A track record of working with Traditional Owner groups and Aboriginal cultural heritage management
  • Experience in customer service, communication and interpersonal skills
  • A current employee Working with Children Check before commencing employment with us

Your application will need to include:

  • Your current Resume
  • A cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in the position description.
  • Completed Aboriginality form OR Affirmation of Aboriginality

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

Application Closing date: Sunday 03 October 2021

About the branch:

The Northern Region is responsible for the delivery of initiatives, programs and services. The Northern Region consists of a diverse range of parks and reserves including the districts of North Central, Northern Rivers and North West.  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, stakeholder management, park planning and emergency response.

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.

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 or Permanent Residency may apply for this position.

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

A number of position 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.