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Ranger (Field Services) (Designated Aboriginal Position) (PVO2)

Job posted: 08/07/2021
Applications close: 01/08/2021 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Full time / Ongoing

Organisation: Parks Victoria

Salary: $54,957 - $73,533

Occupation: Environment

Reference: VG/1029000

Reference: VG/1029000

Occupation: Environment

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

Work location: Geelong

Carry out a range of day to day duties and park maintenance to continually ensure our parks are kept at their highest standards!

  • Kick start your career in Conservation and Land Management
  • Be a part of an Innovative, world-class parks service
  • Ongoing, Full Time role located in You Yangs

About the branch

The Regional Services 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.

About the role and your responsibilities:  

As Ranger (Field Services), you will deliver in park services as directed by the Manager to enable efficient and effective delivery at a district level in accordance with the Regional Action Plan. Your role 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. You will undertake Fire and Emergency response activities in accordance with requirements and level of training. You will be accountable for personal performance and demonstrate a strong personal work ethic. You will actively participate in a team environment and ensure 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 customer service, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be available to work weekends and public holidays if required.
  • 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

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

Application Closing date: Sunday 1 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.

At Parks Victoria, we recognise that diversity and inclusion are central to being a modern, high-performing sustainable organisation that can deliver our strategic vision to be a “world class parks service ensuring healthy parks for healthy people.”

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.