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Ranger , Environment And Science

Queensland Government - Cairns City, QLD

Government, Defence & Emergency
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Queensland Parks and Wildlife Services & Partnerships (QPWS&P) have an exciting opportunity for a Ranger to join their Lake Eacham Ranger base on the Tablelands region inland from Cairns, overseeing a team of five Rangers while contributing to the delivery of operational requirements associated with fire and pest management, operational and visitor infrastructure, and various maintenance projects across parts of the World Heritage Wet Tropics area.

The team manage 20 parcels of estate comprising of National Park and State Forest areas. If conservation and natural resource management is something you're passionate about, and you have natural leadership skills to grow others, then we want to hear from you!

Job details Position status Permanent
Position type Flexible full-time
Occupational group Primary Industry & Environment
Classification OO5
Workplace Location Cairns region
Job ad reference QLD/369117/21
Closing date 16-Apr-2021
Yearly salary
Fortnightly salary
Total remuneration
Salary Other
Job duration
Contact person Ian McConnell
Contact details PH No: (07) 4095 3768 or 0472 844 023
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The Ranger (OO5) is a role in which you must be able to:

1. Supervise a work group to perform tasks and deliver project outcomes.

2. Contribute as a member of a team to the preparation of annual work programs for recreational and infrastructure maintenance and development including the acquisition and allocation of resources within budgets.

3. Plan and deliver specific projects including the development and maintenance of park infrastructure and initiatives, plant operation and maintenance, natural and cultural resource management, fire management, weed and pest control.

4. Compile and maintain reports and records, participate in human resource and budget management processes and the procurement goods and services. This includes use of computer systems and applications.

5. Perform customer contact duties including answering enquiries, providing education and advice, and conducting park patrols.

6. Perform compliance and enforcement tasks on suspected breaches of relevant acts and permit conditions. Assist senior staff and staff from other agencies with investigations as required.

7. Maintain productive relationships with stakeholders including neighbouring landholders, other government departments and local Indigenous communities.

8. Plan and co-ordinate emergency response procedures including natural disaster contingency plans, wildfire response procedures, search and rescue procedures, and medical emergency procedures.

9. Operate and maintain a variety of departmental plant and equipment.

10. 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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Queensland Government

Cairns City, QLD

Government, Defence & Emergency


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