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Title:

Ranger (Aboriginal Identified)

Advertiser:

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service

Location:

Merimbula, NSW

Salary etc:

Total remuneration package includes salary, $63,482 - $98,053 p.a. + super, leave loading & 17% loading for weekends & public holidays (Ranger 1/2). Permanent, Full-time.

Ref:

Job Reference Number: 00007P76

Eligibility: The Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (DPIE) considers that being Aboriginal is a genuine occupational qualification under Section 14d of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977. Only Aboriginal people are eligible to apply.

About the Role

The Ranger provides effective management of natural, historic and Aboriginal heritage by undertaking, coordinating and supervising projects, environmental assessments, visitor and stakeholder liaison, and field-based activities including bushfire management and law enforcement. Contributes to ensuring Environment, Energy & Science obligations and aims are met through the conservation of the natural and cultural heritage values of parks.

Essential requirements

  • This role is an identified Aboriginal role and therefore Aboriginality is a requirement of the role
  • A degree or equivalent relevant to the field operations of the Agency.
  • The role is physically demanding and the requirements of a specific medical will need to be met (includes a task based physical assessment), with a clearance to undertake the firefighting task based fitness test which must be met to at least a moderate level.
  • Current Australian Driver’s Licence and ability to operate four-wheel-drive vehicles.
  • Required to obtain certification at the appropriate level prior to undertaking firefighting/incident control duties.
  • Willingness to fly in light aircraft and preparedness and ability to be involved in incident management duties including firefighting.

About us

At the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (DPIE) we are focused on creating a liveable, inclusive and sustainable New South Wales with thriving natural environments, strong primary industries and bustling urban centres. We are the stewards of our state’s physical and environmental assets - both natural and built - and we work hard every day to ensure New South Wales continues to flourish.

National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) manages, conserves and cares for land in national parks and reserves.  NPWS links customer, conservation and cultural outcomes in a sustainable way by building participation in the management and use of parks.

Good to know

A Talent Pool may be established for future roles with similar focus capabilities. The Talent Pool may be available to hiring managers from the DPIE Cluster and other NSW Public Sector agencies over an 18-month period.

NPWS is a non-smoking workplace and smoking is not permitted in national parks.

Our commitment to diversity

The DPIE cluster strives to be an inclusive workplace for all people. We recognise that we operate in a diverse community and welcome and encourage applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans, refugees and those with disability.

Our commitment to flexible working

The DPIE cluster is committed to ensuring the sector reflects the NSW community it serves. We support an inclusive workplace where staff have access to opportunities and resources at all levels, enabling our team members to drive innovation, productivity, and delivery of high-quality services. We understand that flexibility means different things to different people and are committed to offering flexible work arrangements where and when possible.

How to apply:

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Date published:

28-Jul-2020

Closing date:

17-Aug-2020




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