Ranger-000085CKThis role is an amazing opportunity to work within National Parks and Wildlife Service in a Ranger position. This is the ideal role if you have a genuine interest in contributing to the conservation of the natural and cultural heritage values of parks.• Located in Queanbeyan• 12 Months Maternity Cover • Starting salary of $63,672 + $10,791 (17% loading) + super About the role Rangers provide effective management of natural, historic and Aboriginal heritage by undertaking, coordinating and supervising projects, environmental assessments, visitor and stakeholder liaison, and field-based activities including bushfire management and law enforcement. The role involves a diverse range of work and you’ll be relied upon to utilise your strong project management skills to plan and implement a range of initiatives such as ecological restoration, threatened species recovery actions, wildlife management and weed and animal pest control. This rewarding role is suited to those who are comfortable working independently with the ability to effectively liaise with a diverse range of stakeholders. The essential criteria of the role A degree or equivalent relevant experience to the field operations of the Agency. The role is physically demanding and the requirements of a specific medical will need to be met (includes a task based physical assessment), with a clearance to undertake the firefighting task-based fitness test which must be met to at least a moderate level. Current Driver’s Licence and ability to operate four-wheel-drive vehicles. Required to obtain certification at the appropriate level prior to undertaking firefighting/incident control duties Willingness to fly in light aircraft and preparedness and ability to be involved in incident management duties including firefighting. For more information about the role contact Maggie Sutcliffe, A/Manager, Alpine Queanbeyan Mobile no. 0477 373 305, email Magnolia.Sutcliffe@environment.nsw.gov.au or click link to view the How to Apply Apply by answering all pre-screening questions, submitting a current resume and one-page cover letter that outlines your skills and experience relevant to the role. Applications close: Monday 15th, March 2021 – 11:59pm Good to KnowA recruitment pool may be created for ongoing and temporary roles of the same role or role type that may become available for filling over the next eighteen months. Agency overview At the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment we are focused on creating a liveable, inclusive and sustainable New South Wales with thriving natural environments, strong primary industries and bustling urban centres. We are the stewards of our state’s physical and environmental assets - both natural and built - and we work hard every day to ensure New South Wales continues to flourish. For further information about NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service view our website Our commitment to flexible working The Department of Planning, Industry & Environment is committed to ensuring the sector reflects the NSW community it serves. We support an inclusive workplace where staff have access to opportunities and resources at all levels, enabling our team members to drive innovation, productivity and delivery of high-quality services. We are open to discussing flexible working arrangements and encourage our people to explore new ways of working - including part-time, job-share or working from different locations. Everyone can ask about it. Our commitment to Diversity The Planning, Industry and Environment Cluster strives to be an inclusive workplace for all people. We recognise that we operate in a diverse community and welcome and encourage applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans, refugees and people with disabilities. LocationRegional NSW-Goulburn & Southern TablelandsWork TypeFull-timeNumber of Positions1Total Remuneration Package:Package includes starting salary $63,672, employer's contribution to superannuation and 17% loading for working weekends and public holidays.ContactMagnolia Sutcliffe-0477373305Closing Date15-Mar-2021Job CategorySpecialist ManagerOrganisationNational Parks & Wildlife Service
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