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Ranger (Designated Aboriginal Position) (PVO2)

Job posted: 22/07/2021
Applications close: 15/08/2021 (Midnight)
14 days remaining

14 days remaining

Job Description

Location: South West Region | Southern Grampians

Job type: Full time / Ongoing

Organisation: Parks Victoria

Salary: $54,957 - $73,533

Occupation: Environment

Reference: VG/2009000

Reference: VG/2009000

Occupation: Environment

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

Work location: South West Region | Southern Grampians

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

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

About the branch

The Regional Victoria Division is responsible for the service delivery of initiatives, programs and services. On-ground works and services will 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 rural, regional and urban communities. Service delivery is managed and delivered within the demands of the Divisional Action Plan and the requirements of the Division's statewide fire and emergency role and in partnership with community and government agencies.

Each region consists of a diverse range of 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, stakeholder management, park planning and emergency response.

About the role and your responsibilities

As a Ranger, 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 Annual Business Plan. You will undertake activities requiring a level of environmental and Aboriginal cultural heritage expertise and will be accountable for personal performance.

In this role, you will demonstrate a strong personal work ethic and actively participate in a team environment ensuring that the overall success of the team is considered to be an outcome of individual success. You will be adaptable and flexible to on the ground service requirements in order to ensure superior park management services are achieved at all times.

To be successful for this role you will need: 

  • A tertiary qualification in Certificate or Diploma in Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management and/or equivalent experience in a similar field is preferable.
  • Demonstrated experience in self-management and supervisory skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in customer service, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A current employee Working with Children Check is required.

Your application must include:

  • Your current Resume
  • A cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria (KSC) 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 15 August 2021

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.

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.