Tamworth, New South Wales, au
Company: Legal Aid NSW
Category: Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations
Published on 2021-06-12 06:09:09
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These roles offer 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.

  • Two ongoing roles
  • Located in Armidale
  • Package includes salary ($63,672- $87,368), employer's contribution to superannuation and 17% loading for working weekends and public holidays.
  • About the roles
    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 roles involve 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 visitor experiences, ecological restoration, bushfire management and weed and animal pest control. These rewarding roles are suited to those who are comfortable working closely with traditional owners and Aboriginal Joint Management and working within a small team environment. 

    Essential requirements for the roles:

  • A degree or equivalent relevant 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 Mathew Makeham, Team Leader Rangers, New England Area on ph 02 6777 4700 or click to view the role description.

    How to Apply
    Apply by answering all pre-screening questions, submitting a current resume and a one page cover letter that outlines your skills and experience relevant to the role.

    Applications close: Thursday 24th June at 11.59pm

    A 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 (DPIE) 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 . 

    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.


    Regional NSW-Tamworth & North West NSW

    Work Type


    Number of Positions

    2Total Remuneration Package:Package includes salary ($63,672- $87,368), employer's contribution to superannuation and 17% loading for working weekends and public holidays.ContactMathew Makeham-(02) 6777 4700

    Closing Date


    Job Category



    National Parks & Wildlife Service

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