Natural Reserves Assistant Ranger


Frankston City Council


Seaford, Victoria

Salary etc:

$63,412 p.a. + super. Full-time.



Frankston City Council is located on the eastern shores of Port Phillip Bay where the beach meets with the natural landscapes of the Mornington Peninsula. We are a diverse community that provides a vibrant lifestyle along with a growing economic and arts sector.

Our leadership team is committed to building an engaged and collaborative culture where innovation and being future focused are the norm. If you want to help shape the future of Frankston, now is the time to join our team!

About the role

Council's Natural Reserves Department is looking for an Assistant Ranger who will be responsible for delivering horticultural maintenance programs within coastal and bushland areas. The position will be situated within the Operations Department.

The main responsibility will include:

  • Implementing maintenance programs to enhance biodiversity and horticultural presentation within coastal reserves and public open space in accordance with best practice flora and fauna management techniques and utilising specialist plant and equipment.

This is a full time role working 38 hours per week.

About you

As the successful candidate, you will have:

  • A certificate II or II in Natural Resource Management or related discipline and/or equivalent experience.
  • Experience maintaining and enhancing parks and conservation areas; and.
  • A strong understanding of safe work practices.

Why Frankston Council?

Be part of a workplace that is looking to transform the way that we work and build on our values 'Kinder, Fairer, Smarter'. As an employee, you will have access to benefits such as:

  • Rostered Day Off.
  • Access to professional and career development opportunities.
  • Purchased leave.
  • Paid Parental leave.
  • Paid Christmas Shut Down Leave.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Employee assistance programme.
  • Salary sacrifice gym membership at Peninsula Aquatic Recreation Centre.

This position is a Band 2 currently remunerated between $63,412 per annum plus superannuation.

Culture at Frankston City Council

Frankston City Council respectfully acknowledges the traditional owners, the Bunurong people, as the custodians of the land on which we live and work and their Elders past and present.

Council is committed to building a culture that values diversity and promotes a workplace that welcomes and includes the unique contributions of all people. We encourage applications from individuals of all ages, backgrounds and identities. As well as applicants who identify as being Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, are culturally diverse, LGBTQIA+ or who have a disability to apply.

Council has zero tolerance for child abuse. Protecting children and preventing child abuse is embedded in the everyday thinking and practice of all Councillors, employees, contractors and volunteers.

We encourage you to talk to us about any adjustments or additional support you may require during the recruitment process, as well as how this role can be flexible for you.


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