Salary: $54,957 – $73,533 pa. + super
Ongoing, full-time position
VRN: VG/102400

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

  • Join a supportive, collaborative and innovative team
  • Opportunity to develop and advance your career in land management
  • Fixed-term role located at Macedon

About the branch

The Western Basalt District comprises a diversity of cultural and environmental assets including the Brisbane Ranges National Park, Lerderderg and Werribee Gorge State Parks, You Yangs Regional Park, Macedon Regional Park, Steiglitz Historic Park, Serendip Sanctuary, Lake Connewarre State Game Reserve, Mt Buangor State Park, Enfield State Park, Hepburn Regional Park and numerous other reserves. The District manages over 50,000 hectares with over 900,000 visitors per year, offering a range of passive and active recreational opportunities in diverse settings.

About the role and your responsibilities

As the Ranger (Field Services), you will deliver in park services for efficient and effective delivery where you will assist and be supported by the Ranger Team Leader. The primary on the ground works you will deliver include, but are not limited to, maintenance of assets, infrastructure, and facilities; and the field delivery of environmental projects.

You will actively participate in a team environment and ensure that the overall success of the team is achieved through positive collaboration. You will also be adaptable and flexible to on the ground service requirements in order to ensure park management services are achieved at all times. You may also undertake Fire and Emergency response activities in accordance with requirements and level of training.

We’re looking for someone with:

  • Excellent customer service, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Plant, chainsaw and machinery operation experience.
  • Practical skills and experience in the maintenance and operation machinery, equipment and tools for horticulture maintenance
  • A current employee Working with Children Check before commencing employment with us

Your application will need to include:

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

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

For further information contact: Angelo Keratianos on 0488 392 648.

Application closing date: Sunday, 26 September 2021.

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.

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.

Parks Victoria requires all prospective employees to undergo a National Police Record Check and Working with Children Check prior to commencing employment.

Only people with Australian Citizenship or Permanent Residency may apply for this position.