Discovery Coordinator


NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service


Sawpit Creek, Jindabyne, NSW

Salary etc:

$85,744 - $94,610 p.a. + super

Exciting opportunity to work for NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service leading and supervising a team of Discovery Rangers. This role delivers community education and interpretation programs, assisting participants to learn about our environments, its heritage and Aboriginal Culture at the Kosciuszko Education Centre, Sawpit Creek, Kosciuszko National Park.

  • Temporary full-time role to 30 June 22 with possibility of extension
  • Clerk Grade 5/6
  • Salary range from $85,744 - $94,610 + Super + leave loading

About the role

In this role you will be Coordinating the development, implementation, promotion, delivery, monitoring and evaluation of National Parks Discovery - Walks, Talks and Tours program.

You will work with and guide a dedicated team of Discovery Rangers focused on providing educational, fun and informative environmental and cultural heritage programs. Your drive will be to maximise participation from target markets, initiate educational and leisure tour partnerships and focus on the development of high-quality visitor experiences.

The successful applicant will have superior communication skills, coupled with excellent customer service and sound computer skills.

Essential requirements of the role

  • Current Working with Children check.
  • Senior First Aid Certificate.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in the development and delivery of guided educational activities for families, school students and community groups in a cultural or field setting.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the role of Interpretation and experience in developing and including interpretive techniques during a guided tour or activity.
  • Sound understanding of Risk Management, Minimal Impact and Bush Safety principles in relation to guided tours in a cultural or field setting.

About Us

National Parks & Wildlife Service manages more than 870 NSW national parks and reserves, covering over 7 million hectares of land. Our national parks also contribute $21.3m to the state’s economy.  We are committed to providing park experiences that support local communities and conserve our cultural and natural heritage.

Agency overview

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.

Our commitment to Diversity

The Planning, Industry and Environment 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 people with disabilities.

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