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Ranger (Horticulture) (PVO2)

Job posted: 10/06/2021
Applications close: 27/06/2021 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time / Ongoing

Organisation: Parks Victoria

Salary: $54,957 - $73,533

Occupation: Environment

Reference: VG/17920

Reference: VG/17920

Occupation: Environment

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

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Carry out a range of day to day duties of horticultural services at Parks Victoria's Dandenong Ranges Botanic Gardens!

  • Diversify your experience in horticultural services
  • Manage public gardens and botanic collections alongside an innovative team
  • Ongoing, full time role located in the Dandenong Ranges

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.

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, your primary focus is to plan for, and deliver, in park horticultural services as directed by the Manager to enable efficient and effective delivery at a district level in accordance with the Regional Action Plan. You will undertake activities requiring a level of environmental and service expertise and you will be accountable for personal performance. 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:

  • Certificate, Diploma or Tertiary qualification in Horticulture and/or equivalent experience in a similar field.
  • Demonstrated experience in the management of public gardens and botanic collections.
  • Demonstrated experience in customer service, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Relevant level of knowledge of regulations and compliance procedures.
  • 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 27 June 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.”

Ranger (Horticulture) (PVO2)

Job type:

Full time / Ongoing

Job classification:

PVO2

Contact:

Craig Albiston | (03) 8427 2954

Ranger (Horticulture) (PVO2)