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Ranger, Indigenous Identified

Great Barrier Reef Marine Coastal & Islands Regional Operations; Management & Operations; Queensland Parks & Wildlife Service & Partnerships; Portsmith (Cairns)

The GBR&MP has the responsibility of implementing the Field Management Program - a program jointly funded for the day to day management of the Marine Park and islands. Whilst reporting to a Ranger in charge, this position will be required to participate in all aspects of ranger field work across the five focus areas of Visitor management, Pest management, Fire management, Estate management, and Assets and Safety. As an Indigenous Identified 004 Ranger you would also be expected to assist and mentor other Indigenous rangers including our joint management partners. Applicants should ensure their skills and experiences relevant to this type of work are promoted and suitably discussed in the written application when describing how you meet the attributes that we are looking for.

Job details

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Primary Industry & Environment
Classification OO4
Workplace Location Cairns region
Job ad reference QLD/354219/20
Closing date 28-Oct-2020
Job duration
Contact person Tayce Cook
Contact details Ph: 0436 920 479
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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.

This is an Identified position - Applicants must identify as being of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent.

Applications to remain current for 12 months

Further information

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

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