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February

Marine Park Ranger

QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT - Brisbane Grove, NSW

Hospitality, Travel & Tourism
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GBR Marine Coastal & Islands Regional Operations; Management & Operations; Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service & Partnerships; Urangan (Hervey Bay)

This is a unique opportunity to establish yourself as a Marine Park Ranger within Queensland Parks & Wildlife Service & Partnerships, working in the Great Sandy Marine park. Rangers have the primary responsibility of delivering the day to day management of the Marine park.

The position is based in Hervey Bay and you will work within a team of Rangers under the Ranger in Charge and Senior Ranger to deliver annual work programs including Compliance, Fire and Pest management, Operational and Visitor infrastructure and maintenance projects across marine and island protected estate in the Great Sandy Marine Park. Rangers are required to participate in fieldwork, marine operations and respond to incidents, experience with commercial vessels, supervision of staff/volunteers and contractors is beneficial.

The position will also be required to undertake compliance and enforcement activities in conjunction with other State Agencies. Compliance, Education and enforcement matters may include activities relating to Marine zoning including the recreational and commercial use of the national and marine park, as well as other matters such as the hunting of turtle and dugong. You will be required to take a proactive and educative role in environmental management by promoting awareness, appreciation and understanding of conservation values to park users and will be required to undertake weekend and public holiday work. Prior approved Overtime, Travel and Anchoring out allowances are payable consistent with the Parks and Wildlife Employees Award – State 2016 (PWEA), in addition to the basic salary structure.

Rangers ensure that the Queensland national parks, state forests and reserves are protected, accessible and valued by all Queenslanders. Rangers work in partnership with local communities and other stakeholders to contribute to the land management, recreational and conservation outcomes across the protected areas which are managed by DES under the Nature Conservation Act 1992, Recreation Areas Management Act 2006, Marine Parks Act 2004, Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975, Forestry Act 1959 and other relevant legislation.

While no formal qualification is required for the role of a Ranger, possession of a relevant qualification/s will be highly regarded. It is highly desirable that the occupant of this position holds:

Elements of Shipboard Safety

Coxswain Grade 1 Near coastal or higher

Marine Radio Operations Certificate

Departmental Law Enforcement (Level 1) accreditation

Fire Level 1 or 2

ACDC Chemical accreditation

Dive Master

It is a mandatory requirement for the occupant of this position to hold a manual drivers licence. 

Brisbane Grove, NSW

Hospitality, Travel & Tourism




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