Senior Ranger


Queensland Parks and Wildlife Services & Partnerships



Salary etc:

$100,219 - $108,698 p.a. (AO5). Full-time. Temporary. Fixed-term to 16/10/24 (possibility of extension).



If you have been looking for a chance to demonstrate your abilities in an operational leadership role, this may be the ideal opportunity for you!

Join our dedicated Ranger staff and make a meaningful impact by contributing to the long-term sustainability and conservation of the protected area estates’ natural and cultural values.

Everyone at our Department recognizes the importance of a healthy environment. The Department of Environment, Science and Innovation contributes to ensuring one of the world's most diverse natural environment is maintained for the health and prosperity of current and future generations. In this role, you'll play a key part in driving the protection of one of our most wonderful places.

The only mandatory requirement for the occupant of this position is to hold an unrestricted manual driver's license, however the ideal candidate will have:

  • Team management, fire, pest, compliance and asset management skills and experience.
  • Sound understanding of the legislation, policies and procedures governing Queensland parks and forests.
  • Ability to undertake a varied work program, including administrative work as well as various types of physical duties.
  • Ability to foster a workplace culture that supports and promotes the interests of First Nations people, and actively engages through our work to contribute to better outcomes for First Nations people.

What's in it for you?

  • Enjoy a varied and interesting work program where no two days are the same. Join a supportive high-performing team with a positive culture and inspiring leadership!
  • Enjoy fantastic flexibility, benefits, work life balance, significant development opportunities!
  • You'll experience so much here. For most of us, it starts with our wonderful people and the rich, diverse perspectives they bring. They're dedicated, passionate and curious professionals. We're all different, and those differences are what make us great.

We offer rewarding career opportunities and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.

Further information

We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights and diversity.

We encourage you to find out more about this role by reading the further information provided in the role description, and by contacting the contact officer for any further details.


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