Team Leader Ranger - National Parks Maintenance Program (NPMP) x2


National Parks & Wildlife Service


Mudgee and Bulga, NSW

Salary etc:

$111,007 - $122,404 p.a. + super. Fixed-term, Full-time.



National Parks and Wildlife Service has an exciting temporary opportunity to join the NPWS team.

The Team Leader Ranger roles will support delivery of a stimulus funded program that was announced in late 2020 by the NSW Government and help deliver ongoing area-based programs. This stimulus funding – is provided to create jobs and grow the NSW economy.

We are looking for hard-working, reliable individuals who are who are passionate about national parks. 

  • 1 temporary position based in Mudgee and 1 temporary position based in Bulga
  • Package includes annual salary ($111,007 - $122,404) plus, employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.  
  • These are temporary roles for up to 12 months

About the role

We’re looking for individuals who are interested in conservation and land management.

With a focus on implementing the stimulus program, this role is also responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the areas team of Rangers to ensure a priority based delivery of quality integrated frontline services through leadership of the team and the fostering of a culture of professionalism and high performance. The role also facilitates the management of natural, historic and Aboriginal heritage on and off reserve.

This strong leadership role will see you being relied upon to comfortably manage a diverse team whilst also building collaborative relationships with key stakeholders and identifying opportunities and partnerships to increase community participation and engagement. You will have expert project planning skills and be a natural at juggling and meeting competing priorities.

To be considered for the role you must meet the below essential requirements:

  • Knowledge of and experience in the implementation of current relevant environmental legislation, with demonstrated ability to interpret and apply relevant environmental legislation.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing diverse, dispersed and/or multi-disciplinary teams in a changing environment.
  • Current NSW driver licence

NPWS overview

NPWS manages more than 870 national parks and reserves throughout New South Wales, covering over 7 million hectares or 9% of the landmass of NSW. We carry out plant and animal conservation, sustainable tourism and visitation, research, education, volunteering programs and more.

NPWS is part of the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (DPIE). We are focussed 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.

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