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Environment and Science - South Townsville, QLD

Agriculture, Nature & Animal
Source: uWorkin


Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and Partnerships are seeking an experienced and dedicated candidate to undertake the OO5 Ranger role at Nebo, near Mackay.

This role's focus area is assisting the Ranger in Charge with the day-to-day management of parks and forests within the Nebo area including Homevale and Dipperu National Parks and proposed new park additions at Redcliffe and Mt Adder as well as surrounding areas of national park and State Forest in the Nebo vicinity. The position is involved in general operational ranger activities, with experience in staff supervision, natural and cultural resource management, fire management and visitor management.
Job Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full-time
Location: Townsville region,Mackay region,Rockhampton region
Yearly Salary: $68066 - $74615
Contact Name: Mike Griinke
Contact Number: Ph: (07) 4999 8596
Closing Date: 07-JUN-21

This position is based in Nebo, however travel to other locations may be required from time to time. This includes overnight stays. Rangers work on a roster basis which can include regular weekend work. A reasonable degree of physical fitness is required for this position.

Responsibilities of the role:
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.

Professional Capabilities

There are no mandatory qualifications required to undertake this position, however a formal qualification would be highly regarded.


It is a mandatory requirement for the occupant of this position to hold a current unrestricted manual driver's licence or be prepared to obtain a manual licence if they do not. Officers are required to drive government vehicles, including four wheel drives as a part of their day-to-day and field work.

Medical Requirements

To enable the department to discharge its primary duty of care under section 19 of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011, as far as reasonably practicable, DES provides vaccinations for those who may be exposed to vaccine preventable diseases. The appointee to this role will potentially be exposed to vaccine preventable diseases throughout the course of their work, such as zoonotic diseases, and may be required to provide either evidence of vaccination, proof that you are not susceptible to these vaccine preventable diseases, or meet the requirement by attending vaccinations arranged by DES.

Applications to remain current for 12 monthsThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License.

South Townsville, QLD

Agriculture, Nature & Animal


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