Overview

Salary: $54,957 – $73,533 pa. + super
Fixed-term, Full-time position to July 2022
VRN: VG/1418000

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
  • Fixed-term, Full-time role located in Werribee Park

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 State-wide 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 Ranger, the primary focus of the position is to plan for, and 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. You will undertake activities requiring a level of environmental, horticultural, and arboricultural service expertise as well as asset maintenance and the position 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.

We’re looking for someone with:

  • Horticulture, environmental or agriculture experience or in a similar field
  • Customer service, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of regulations and compliance procedures
  • 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: Adam Smith on (03) 8427 3237.

Application closing date: Sunday, 24 October 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.

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 and Working with Children Check prior to commencing employment.