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Southern Parks and Forests Regional Operations; Management and Operations; Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and Partnerships; Charleville

Are you interested in working as a Ranger?

An exciting opportunity for a Ranger in the Northern Mulgalands team based at Charleville is available.

The successful applicant will perform general operational ranger activities in natural resource management such as fires, pest and weeds as well as asset maintenance such as fences, firebreaks, buildings and visitor infrastructure.

This position will lead on ground delivery of projects and general estate maintenance. You may be required to work unsupervised for short periods in remote locations in a range of varying climatic conditions.

Sound interesting? We look forward to hearing from you soon!

Job details

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Primary Industry & Environment
Classification OO4
Workplace Location South West Qld
Job ad reference QLD/313821/19
Closing date 26-Jun-2019
Job duration
Contact person Tracy Wattz
Contact details Ph: (07) 4530 1208

For further information phone the contact person to find out if this role is for you.

It is a mandatory requirement for the occupant of this position to hold a driver's licence and be willing to obtain a manual one if required.

The Ranger (OO4) is a role in which you must be able to:

1. Carry out park management duties including plant operation and maintenance, natural and cultural resource management, project management, fire management, weed and pest control and the development and maintenance of park infrastructure.
2. Assist with the development and implementation of annual work programs for recreational and infrastructure development including the allocation of resources within a limited budget.
3. Perform compliance and enforcement tasks on suspected breaches of relevant acts and permit compliance. Assist senior staff and staff from other Agencies with investigations as required.
4. Perform general public contact duties including answering enquiries and providing advice, park patrols and undertake liaison with various stakeholders as required.
5. Follow and assist in emergency response procedures including natural disaster contingency plans, wildfire response procedures, search and rescue procedures and medical emergency procedures.
6. Participate in a team and assist with the supervision of subordinate staff, students and volunteers and implement and monitor workplace health and safety, staff performance management measures and equal employment opportunity principles and practices.
7. Undertake administrative duties such as compiling and maintaining maintenance records and procurement of goods and services.
8. Foster a workplace culture that supports and promotes the interests of First Nations people and actively engage through our work to contribute to better outcomes for First Nations people.

Applications to remain current for 12 months.

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