Marine Ranger

Reference: VG/1075700

An exciting regional opportunity to deliver high priority projects and deliver the day to day operations in our Parks!

  • Kick start your career in conservation!
  • Be a part of an innovative, world-class parks service
  • Ongoing role located in the iconic Wilsons Promontory

About the branch

The Regional Victoria Division is responsible for the service 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 Regional resources will support environmental, social and economic outcomes for rural, regional and urban communities. Service delivery is managed and delivered within the demands of the Divisional Action Plan and the requirements of the Division's state-wide fire and emergency role and in partnership with community and 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 a Ranger located in Tidal River, you'll carry out the day to day operations and services across our parks, ensuring our parks delivery great services to the community!

In this role you'll actively participate in planning and delivering in park services as directed by the Ranger Team Leader to enable efficient and effective delivery at a district level in accordance with the Regional Action Plan. As the Ranger you will undertake activities requiring a level of environmental and service expertise and the position will be accountable for personal performance.

This role will see you have good customer service skills and understand customer needs to ensure fit for purpose solutions can be implemented. You must be adaptable and flexible to on-the-ground service requirements in order to ensure superior park management services are achieved at all times, displaying strong customer service and interpersonal skills.

To be successful for this role you will need:

  • An appropriate tertiary qualification or relevant experience in a Natural Science, Park or Port Management discipline.
  • Marine Qualifications and experience in boat handling is desirable i.e. Coxswains 1NC Certificate or an ability to complete necessary training.
  • Qualification and experience in Snorkelling and SCUBA diving.
  • A current employee Working with Children Check.

Your application must include:

  • Your current Resume
  • A cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria (KSC) as outlined in the position description

Join our innovative organisation and enjoy what you do, apply today!

Application Closing date: Sunday 09 August 2020

Only people with Australian Citizenship or Permanent Residency may apply for this position.

Parks Victoria requires all prospective employees to undergo a National Police Record Check prior to commencing employment.

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. All Parks Victoria staff are expected to support this commitment.

At Parks Victoria, we recognise that diversity and inclusion are central to being a modern, high-performing sustainable organisation that can deliver our strategic vision to be a “world class parks service ensuring healthy parks for healthy people.