Ranger (PVO2)

Preston, Victoria, au
Company: Parks Victoria
Category: Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations
Published on 2021-07-23 06:15:13

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 Northern Keilor Plains
  • 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 Statewide 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 your 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 and service expertise 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.

    To be successful for this role you will need:

  • A tertiary qualification in Certificate or Diploma in Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management and/or equivalent experience in a similar field is preferable.
  • Demonstrated experience in customer service, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be available to work weekends and public holidays if required.
  • A current employee Working with Children Check is required.
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