Senior Park Ranger


Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development


Canberra, ACT

Salary etc:

$89,114 - $94,120 p.a. + super. Permanent, Full-time.


13564, several

The Parks and Conservation Service (PCS) is responsible for the management of the ACT's conservation estate including Nature Reserves, National Parks, commercial softwood forests and rural lands. The Parks and Conservation Service implements a broad range of natural and cultural resource management programs both on and off reserve that support sustainable environmental, wildlife and heritage outcomes.

These positions work in the Urban Reserve North district team, based out of PCS Mitchell Depot.The Molonglo Senior Park Ranger reports to the Ranger in-charge Molonglo River Reserve, and the Canberra Nature Park Senior Park Ranger reports to the Ranger in-charge Canberra Nature Park North. Both Senior Ranger positions supervise a small team of Park Rangers.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:

Applicants are required to:

  • Be physically able and willing to undertake incident management duties, including participation in fire standby, fire suppression and fire training.
  • Be prepared to work a shift roster, weekends, public holidays or evening shifts at any site within a region on an 'as needs' basis (not all positions are currently required to work a shift roster).
  • Be prepared to wear a uniform; and.
  • Working with Vulnerable People card.
  • Possess a manual drivers' license.

Highly Desirable:

  • Relevant Tertiary qualifications in Natural & Cultural Resource Management / Park Management.

Notes: An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies within Urban Reserves over the next 12 months. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only.


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