Ranger (Designated Aboriginal Position) (PVO2)

Job posted: 05/08/2022
Applications close: 28/08/2022 (Midnight)
18 days remaining

18 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North West Region

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Parks Victoria

Salary: $56,062 - $75,011

Occupation: Environment

Reference: VG/28300/30420/DAP

Reference: VG/28300/30420/DAP

Occupation: Environment

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

Work location: North West Region

Play a role in Caring for Country and carry out a range of park maintenance duties to continually ensure our parks are kept at their highest standards!

  • Work across a diverse environment including Ramsar wetlands and internationally recognised grasslands
  • Competitive Salary + Rostered Weekend Allowance (if eligible) + Superannuation
  • 2 Ongoing, Full Time roles located in Cohuna and Echuca

About the role

As a Ranger, you will plan for, and deliver, in park services as directed by the Ranger Team Leader to enable efficient and effective delivery. You will undertake activities requiring a level of environmental and service expertise and the position will be accountable for personal performance. 

Staff working within the Cohuna and Echuca work centres 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. In this position, you will have opportunities for personal and professional development in environment and leadership while working on Country to protect sites of cultural significance across the landscape.

We're looking for someone with:

  • Experience in customer service, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience and knowledge of computer software including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • A tertiary qualification in Certificate or Diploma in Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management and/or equivalent experience in a similar field is preferable.

Your application will need to include:

  • A current Resume
  • A Cover Letter
  • Aboriginality Form

Application Closing date: Sunday 28 August 2022

About the branch:

The Northern Region is responsible for the 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 Directorate resources will support environmental, social and economic outcomes for rural, regional and urban communities. Services will be delivered within the demands of the Directorate's Statewide fire and emergency role and in partnership with the community and other government agencies.

Sound like you?

If this sounds like you, and you would like to help build on our land management activities, then we would like to hear from you. For a confidential discussion about the role, call Todd Bush on (03) 8427 3329 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 or Permanent Residency may apply for this position.

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.

Ranger (Designated Aboriginal Position) (PVO2)

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Full time

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Todd.Bush@parks.vic.gov.au (Cohuna) | Ben.Trevena@parks.vic.gov.au (Echuca)

Ranger (Designated Aboriginal Position) (PVO2)