Advert ID: 20006711
Senior Ranger Natural Areas
City of Gold Coast
Gold Coast, Queensland
The Gold Coast is an outstanding global city proudly looking towards its future. We are inspired by lifestyle and driven by opportunity.
Here at City of Gold Coast, our commitment to a shared set of values shapes our decisions, actions and behaviours towards achieving the City Vision and our many city priorities.
About the Parks & Recreational Services Branch
Located within the Lifestyle & Community Directorate, the Parks & Recreational Services Branch is responsible for planning, constructing, maintaining and conserving the Gold Coast’s parks, open spaces and natural areas to enhance recreational and sporting access, active and healthy lifestyles, appreciation of our natural areas and biodiversity conservation.
Within the Branch the Natural Areas Management Unit (NAMU) is responsible for the day to day management and conservation of a 13,000 hectare estate with significant and diverse biological values. The unit protects and enhances the values of conservation reserves that extend from the McPherson Range to Southern Moreton Bay.
About the Position
The position will support the Team Leader Natural Area Assets and Services to deliver and maintain high quality and sustainable built assets that showcase and preserve the City’s natural areas. The assets you build and maintain will support the conservation of the City’s green assets which underpin the Gold Coast’s enviable lifestyle.
The role will assist with the prioritisation, scoping, project management and delivery of capital projects, including nature based recreation opportunities, fire trail maintenance and renewal and other natural hazard mitigations. The position will also contribute to the development and management of multi-year service contracts to help ensure NAMU’s asset management exceeds corporate standards and benchmarks.
Key deliverables of the position:
The ideal candidate will have demonstrated expertise in project management and contract development and supervision. In addition, you will possess proven financial and business management skills and enjoy the fact that your business skills will make a positive impact on the successful delivery of NAMU’s key conservation activities. We require a team player with strong analytical and problem-solving skills as well as exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. You will have a demonstrated ability to support staff to help ensure that they achieve their goals and gain a sense of accomplishment each day.
Candidates will be experienced creators and maintainers of municipal assets with a passion for the environment and our community. You will be focused on and committed to the safety of your team mates, stakeholders and park visitors.
What can the City of Gold Coast offer you?
Working for the City of Gold Coast is both challenging and rewarding. You will enjoy:
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See what other benefits the City can offer you here: https://www.goldcoast.qld.gov.au/council/council-jobs-222.html
How to Apply
As part of your application, you will be asked to answer screening questions and submit a copy of your resume and a 1-2 page cover letter. In your cover letter, please detail how your experience aligns with the key deliverables of the position and briefly explain why you believe you will be the most suitable person for the role.
The Selection Process
As part of our selection process, you may be required to undertake a one way video interview via SparkHire, and a face to face interview or virtual interview via Mircrosoft Teams or Skype. You may also be required to undertake police checks, employment history checks, qualification checks and drug and alcohol testing in accordance with Australian Standards and Council's procedures.
Please note applications close at 10.30pm on 27 November, 2020.