This role’s focus area is to provide support to the Senior Ranger and Rangers in Charge in the planning, implementation and reporting on natural resource management.
This can include pest and fire management; threatened species and ecosystem protection; and cultural heritage protection and maintenance. The position may be required to lead a team, be part of a team or work alone, depending on the task. This position requires relatively regular travel to remote areas within the management unit and the ability to work safety and operate in remote locations.
Duties of the role
To achieve the outcomes required by this role, you must be able to:
1. Supervise a work group to perform tasks and deliver project outcomes.
2. Contribute as a member of a team to the preparation of annual work programs for recreational and infrastructure maintenance and development including the acquisition and allocation of resources within budgets.
3. Plan and deliver specific projects including the development and maintenance of park infrastructure and initiatives, plant operation and maintenance, natural and cultural resource management, fire management, weed and pest control.
4. Compile and maintain reports and records, participate in human resource and budget management processes and the procurement goods and services. This includes use of computer systems and applications.
5. Perform customer contact duties including answering enquiries, providing education and advice, and conducting park patrols.
6. Perform compliance and enforcement tasks on suspected breaches of relevant acts and permit conditions. Assist senior staff and staff from other agencies with investigations as required.
7. Maintain productive relationships with stakeholders including neighbouring landholders, other government departments and local Indigenous communities.
8. Plan and co-ordinate emergency response procedures including natural disaster contingency plans, wildfire response procedures, search and rescue procedures, and medical emergency procedures.
9. Operate and maintain a variety of departmental plant and equipment.
Qualifications While no formal qualification is required for the role of a Ranger, possession of a relevant qualification/s will be highly regarded.
Licences It is a mandatory requirement for the occupant of this position to hold a current manual driver’s licence or be prepared to obtain one.
Citizenship/visaTo be appointed to a permanent position, you must be an Australian citizen, have permanent residency status or a visa permitting you to work permanently in Australia. For temporary appointments, you must have a visa permitting you to work for the length of the temporary appointment.This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License.