Rangers (4 positions)


NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service


Oberon, NSW

Salary etc:

$64,971 - $100,353 p.a. + super & weekend/public holiday loading (Grade 1-2)


Job Reference Number: 00008F1T

  • Do you want your work to make a difference for NSW?
  • Together, we create thriving environments, communities and economies.

If you have a passion for the environment and love a challenge this could be the ideal role for you.

  • 1 Ongoing and 3 Temporary (up to 6 months, 12 months and up to June 2022) opportunities, with the possibility of extension or conversion to ongoing
  • Package includes salary ($64,971pa - $100,353pa) + super, annual leave loading and 17% loading for working weekends and public holidays

About the role

Exciting opportunities to join National Parks and Wildlife Service as a Ranger to coordinate projects, undertake environmental assessments and field-based activities. You will implement natural, historic and Aboriginal heritage programs, including pest and weed control, bushfire management, liasing with stakeholders and visitors,  ecological surveys,  monitoring activities, maintaining the asset management system,  managing  contracts, data and project administration.

Essential requirements 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 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.

A pre employment medical will be conducted for all preferred candidates.

About Us

The Department of Planning, Industry & Environment’s (DPIE) vision is to create thriving environments, communities and economies for the people of New South Wales. We strive to be a high-performing, world-class public service organisation that celebrates and reflects the full diversity of the community we serve and seeks to embed Aboriginal cultural awareness and knowledge throughout the department.

NPWS is part of the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment. 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.

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.

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