Ranger (Field Services) (PVO2)

Job posted: 18/11/2020
Applications close: 06/12/2020 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: South West Region

Job type: Full time / June 2021

Organisation: Parks Victoria

Salary: $54,957 - $73,533

Occupation: Environment

Reference: VG/10870

Reference: VG/10870

Occupation: Environment

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

Work location: South West Region

Contribute to Environmental Science & Natural Resource Management as a Ranger where you'll be at the forefront of delivering the day to day operations!

  • Be part of an innovative, world class parks service
  • Share your knowledge about your local area
  • Fixed term, full time role located at the scenic Port Campbell

About the branch

The Operations Directorate 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.

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 (Field Services), you'll 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. You will be accountable for the delivery of on the ground works including, but not limited to, maintenance of assets, infrastructure, and facilities; and the field delivery of environmental projects.

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.

To be successful for this role you will need: 

  • Certificate or Diploma in Natural Resource Management and/or equivalent experience in a similar field.
  • Demonstrated practical skills in the maintenance and operation of machinery, small equipment and tools.
  • Demonstrated skills in the maintenance and construction of a range of park facilities, including, signs, campgrounds, fences and walking tracks.
  • Demonstrated experience in customer service, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A current employee Working with Children Check

Your application must include:

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

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

Application Closing date: Sunday 06 December 2020

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 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.

Ranger (Field Services) (PVO2)

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Full time / June 2021

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Rhianna Burns | (03) 8427 3528

Ranger (Field Services) (PVO2)