Rottnest Island Authority


Rottnest Island, WA

Salary etc:

$79,156 - $84,977 p.a. + super (Level 3). Permanent, Full-time.


Position No. RIA3159020

The successful applicant will be expected to reside on island for an initial period of up to 5 years. Residency is not a requirement or condition of employment and is at RIA’s absolute discretion.

Under the immediate supervision of the Senior Ranger:

  • Carries out programmed operational activities and field logistical support, to protect and enhance Rottnest Island’s environment and facilities. 
  • Ensures compliance and delivers education in accordance with the Rottnest Island Authority Act 1987 and Rottnest Island Regulations 1988. 
  • Assists with maintenance and servicing of facilities, visitor risk management, fauna management and handling, incident response, interpretive programs, pest species control and conservation programs as directed. 
  • Contributes to and implements work programs consistent with departmental guidelines, policies and management plans. 

The successful applicant will be required to possess or obtain a current Working With Children Check and a current and satisfactory National Police Check prior to commencement.

Selection Criteria 

  1. Well-developed interpersonal and conflict resolution skills, particularly with regard to delivering compliance or education about regulatory requirements in high pressure situations. 
  2. Demonstrated competence in written and oral communication skills, including the ability to participate in reserve related public involvement, interpretive and educational activities, and proficiency in Microsoft word, the use of spreadsheets and database software. 
  3. Demonstrated experience in carrying out routine maintenance duties, including the use of hand tools, power tools and small engines within the area of natural resource management.

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