We're looking for people who are passionate about our parks and delivering a range of different in parks services over our peak season!
About Parks Victoria
Parks Victoria is a statutory authority that manages more than 3,000 of Victoria's different parks and reserves making up 18 per cent of Victoria's landmass, 75 per cent of Victoria's Wetlands and 70 per cent of Victoria's Coastline.
Healthy Parks Healthy People is at the core of everything Parks Victoria does. Parks and nature are an important part of improving and maintaining health, both for individuals and the community. Parks Victoria has a clear role to play in connecting people and communities with parks.
About the role
As a Seasonal Ranger, you will have responsibility for contributing to Parks Victoria's visitor services including helping visitors to enjoy and understand parks and natural values (making sure that the natural environment and cultural sites are protected). You will plan for and deliver visitor and park services to contribute to the delivery of your team through your strong work ethic.
You will deliver activities requiring a level of environmental and service expertise, so that you can support the conservation of Victoria's special places. You will be an adaptable and flexible individual delivering ‘on the ground' service requirements and ensuring superior park management services are achieved on a continual basis.
Your responsibilities will also include the delivery of projects with minimal supervision and applied expertise. This includes building and maintaining strong relationships with key stakeholders, and displaying a thorough understanding of organisational purpose, directions and governance for managing the parks estate applying this understanding across Parks Victoria.
To be successful for this role you will need:
- A Certificate or Diploma in Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management and or relevant experience in a similar field;
- Demonstrated experience in customer service, communication and interpersonal skills;
How to Apply?
- Click on the 'apply for this job' button below to start your application (please note: you can save the progress of your application and return to it at a later date, you must submit your application prior to the close date for it to be considered);
- Provide an updated Resume and cover letter
- Address the online Key Selection Criteria
- Complete application form
- Indicate your 3 location preferences
Key Selection Online Responses
You will be asked three online targeted questions. Your answers will be scored and form part of the shortlisting process. Click on the ‘preview application form' button below to prepare for questions.
Application Closing date: Thursday 22 August 2019
Parks Victoria requires all prospective employees to undergo a National Police Record Check and successfully complete a Working With Children Check prior to commencing employment.
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.”
A number of positions have been approved for Australian Aboriginals and/or Torres Strait Islander People under the ‘special measures' section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. Only Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply for Designated Aboriginal positions. Applicants will be required to provide a formal identification certificate.