Agency Department of Environment, Parks and Work unit Parks and Wildlife Division, Parks and Wildlife
Water Security Operations Branch
Job title Ranger Designation Technical 1 RDO
Job type Full Time Duration Ongoing
Salary $52,728 - $62,697 Location Darwin
Position number 4895 RTF 200166 Closing 22/11/2020
Contact John Papple on 08 8983 1001 or firstname.lastname@example.org
About the agency www.nt.gov.au/parks
Apply online https://jobs.nt.gov.au/Home/JobDetails?rtfId=200166
Information for applicants
Applications must be limited to a one-page summary sheet and detailed resume.
The NTPS values diversity and aims for a workforce that represents the community. The NTPS encourages people from all
diversity groups to apply for vacancies. For more information about applying for this position and the merit process, go to the
Under the agency’s Special Measures Recruitment Plan, eligible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Aboriginal) applicants will
be granted priority consideration for this vacancy. For more information on Special Measures, go to the OCPE website.
Under the direction of the Senior Ranger and the guidance of more experienced staff, assist with land management, nature
conservation and visitor management activities to support the delivery of targeted high quality park management outcomes.
Key duties and responsibilities:
1. For a park or group of parks, work with a small team to assist in the delivery of: land management and conservation
programs to protect natural and cultural values; visitor management and interpretive programs to ensure public safety and
visitor experience; public recreation and education programs; and assist to administer first aid and initiate emergency
2. Interact effectively with key stakeholders, including Aboriginal Joint Management partners, tourism operators and
3. Exercise delegated powers under the Territory Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act 1976 and other relevant legislation,
and human resource and financial delegations relevant to the position.
1. Understanding of the role of a Ranger and basic natural resource management techniques.
2. Ability to work as part of a small, culturally diverse team and to interact positively and communicate with other staff, the
public and stakeholders, including Aboriginal people.
3. Self-motivated and organised with the ability to solve problems using initiative and flexibility to work to a program.
4. Ability to meet the physical challenges of working as a Ranger in the Northern Territory, including the ability to live, work
and travel in a remote locality and to undertake training appropriate to the position.
5. Knowledge of vehicle and/or vessel, plant and equipment operation and maintenance.
6. Current “C” class NT drivers licence and First Aid Certificate, or ability to obtain.
7. Ability to operate within a strong safety culture and to follow work health safety and equal employment opportunity
1. Technical skills/formal training relevant to the position (e.g. fire management, maintenance, welding, fencing, computer
skills) and/or a relevant Certificate III are highly desirable.
Rangers may be required to transfer to any park or reserve in the NT and work to a roster, including on weekends and public
holidays. The majority of duties required of the position are conducted in the field, often in physically challenging environments.
For further information, visit www.nt.gov.au/parks.
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