National Parks and Wildlife Service


Narooma, NSW

Salary etc:

$64,971 - $100,353 p.a. + super, (Grade 1/2). Ongoing, Full-time.



This role is an amazing opportunity to work within National Parks and Wildlife Service in a Ranger position! This is the ideal role if you have a genuine interest in contributing to the conservation of the natural and cultural heritage values of parks.

  • Ongoing full-time position.
  • Located in Narooma or other location within Eurobodalla area.
  • Package includes salary ($64,971 upto $100,353) plus super and 17% for working weekends and public holidays.

About the role

Rangers provide effective management of natural, historic and Aboriginal values by undertaking, coordinating and supervising projects, environmental assessments, visitor and stakeholder liaison, and field-based activities including bushfire management and enforcement. You will be delivering projects related to fire and flood recovery, asset renewals and upgrades as well as day to day park management tasks.

About the branch

The South Coast Branch manages over 114 parks and reserves, including Montague Island Nature Reserve (listed under the IUCN Green List), and Aboriginal-owned and jointly managed Biamanga and Gulaga national parks.

Our parks and reserves are home to unique plants and animals, including the tall eucalypt forest (South East National Park) and the southern brown bandicoot. Each year, over 3 million visitors enjoy our spectacular beaches and high-quality walking tracks.

Eurobodalla Area stretches from Tathra in the south to Batemans Bay in the north and Braidwood in the west. The area consists of Deua National Park, Monga National Park, Eurobodalla National Park, Mimosa Rocks National Park, Wadbilliga National Park, Montague Island Nature Reserve, Kooraban National Park and several nature reserves. There are three works depots within the area being at Narooma, Tanja and Braidwood.

About you

To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • Strong project management and community engagement skills to effectively collaborate with a diverse range of stakeholders and diverse range of environments.
  • Skills required to meet operational needs and be a good team player.

Essential Requirements

  • A relevant degree 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.

It is an essential requirement of the role that successful candidates are fully vaccinated by receiving an acceptable course of COVID-19 vaccination as defined by the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) as a condition of employment.


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