Overview

Department of Environment and Science
Queensland Parks & Wildlife Service & Partnerships
South West Region – Eastern Highlands
Salary: $81,682 – $85,958 pa. + super
Permanent, Full-time position
VRN: QLD/419296/22

This role’s focus area is leading a team of rangers responsible for the day-to-day management of parks and forests within a designated geographical area. In this instance, the area of responsibility includes the premium visitor destinations of Bunya Mountains National Park. Whilst the successful applicant will be involved in general operational ranger activities, priority will be given to coordinating and overseeing day-to-day management activities and strategic projects.  Experience in staff supervision, leadership, natural resource management, visitor management is highly sought after.

This position is based at Bunya Mountains however, long distance travel to other locations will be required, where overnight accommodation may vary from motels to park barracks, to bush camps in remote locations under a range of climatic conditions (refer to attached location guide). Due to the remoteness of some locations and difficult to access areas, it is advisable that the successful applicant has a degree of physical fitness that will enable them to conduct compliance, infrastructure maintenance, pest and fire activities. This position generally works a Monday to Friday roster, with a rotating 10 day roster to cover weekend patrols. Other weekend work may be required to conduct compliance or respond to emergency situations such as wildfires.

For further information about this position and details on how to apply, please visit the Queensland Government Smart Jobs and Careers website www.smartjobs.qld.gov.au. Job Ad Reference – QLD/419296/22

Enquiries to Mick Piper, Senior Ranger (South Burnett) on 0439 663 840.

For further information and to Apply visit: https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-419296-22

Closing date: Tuesday, 31 May 2022.