Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Parks & Wildlife Service
Salary: $57,943 – $62,474 pa. + super (pro-rata)
Fixed-term, part-time (0.84 FTE) position for 4 months (for the Overland Track booking season)
VRN: 706577, 706575


The purpose of the role is to support and contribute to the visitation experience through the maintenance of huts, tracks and other facilities and the provision of information, interpretation, advice and assistance to visitors.

Essential Requirements

  • Satisfactory completion of medical examination and fire fighter fitness test.
  • Workplace Level 2 First Aid Certificate.

Desirable Requirements

  • Immunisation for Hepatitis A & B or the willingness to acquire prior to appointment.
  • A current motor vehicle drivers’ licence.
  • Statement of competency (accreditation) in Chainsaw and Brush cutter use.
  • Wilderness First Aid qualification.
  • Experience working on the Overland Track.

Statement of Duties and Associated Documents

Further Information

A percentage salary loading may be payable in addition to the annual award salary for those employees who are authorised to undertake work on weekends, public holidays, outside normal working hours and for performing first aid duties.

How to apply

To apply, please provide a Short Form Application which is a 1-2 page covering letter outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the Statement of Duties, and a copy of your current Resumé/CV.

Please note that we do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria.

Please apply online by clicking the “Apply for job” button. (You will be redirected to the jobs.tas.gov.au website).

Refer to the ‘Advice to Applicants’ document for further information.

If you are unable to submit your application online, please contact DPIPWE Recruitment on (03) 6165 3209.

For more information on the position please contact:

Rob Lawrence
Ranger in Charge (Overland Track)
0418 163 015

Applications close: Monday, 26 July 2021 at 11:55 PM AEST.

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