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Ranger

National Parks & Wildlife Service

National Parks and Wildlife Service has a number of exciting temporary opportunities to join the NPWS team.  This role based in Scone will support delivery of a stimulus funded program that was announced in late 2020 by the NSW Government. This funding – provided to create jobs and grow the NSW economy – will focus on the maintenance, repair and restoration of visitor and park management infrastructure as well as weeding and landscaping in key locations to improve the local environment, enhance the visitor experience and support local tourism.

We are looking for hard working, reliable individuals who are interested in national parks. Package includes annual salary ($63,672 - $87,368) plus employer&39;s contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading. You will be eligible for 17% loading for working weekends and public holidays.

  These are temporary roles for an initial 12-month period, with a possibility of further extension until June 2022. About the role This Ranger position is an exciting opportunity with a wide variety of different and interesting tasks, including planning and assessment, working directly with local Aboriginal communities, managing visitors to the National Park and some environmental conservation work. This role has a balance of office and field work, and you will be spending much of your day out in the the national park.

  This is a physically active role suited to candidates of all genders who are fit, enjoy working outdoors as part of a team, and are eager to learn and develop the skills and qualifications needed to contribute toward improving and maintaining some of NSW’s most precious natural places. Firefighting is not the primary focus of this role, but opportunities to train and participate in fire management may be offered at a later date.  To be considered for the role you must meet the below essential requirements:  A degree or equivalent relevant to the field operations of the agency.

  The role is physically demanding and the requirements of a specific medical may need to be met (includes a task based physical assessment), with a clearance to undertake the firefighting task based fitness test to at least a moderate level. Current Australian driver licence and ability to operate 4WD 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 Catherine Watt on Catherine.wattenvironment.

nsw.gov.au or 02 6540 2303 or click here to view the role description.

  A pre-employment medical will be conducted for all preferred candidates. National Parks and Wildlife Service is an equal opportunity employer. Hear from some of our female staff about working with NPWS .

NPWS overview NPWS manages more than 870 national par.

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Date15 February 2021

Location -

type Full Time

Salary Up to $96,847. Package includes salary ($63,672 - $87,368), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

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