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WA - Other, Western Australia, Australia

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Job Posted: 22/06/2017

Job Category:

Primary Industry / Ranger

Job description:
Regional and Fire Management Services Division
Ranger
DPW3022771
RNPGA, Grade 1 or 2, $51,485 - $57,031 or $58,929 - $65,220 p.a. plus 9.5% Superannuation

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS POSITION WILL FORM PART OF THE DEPARTMENT OF BIODIVERSITY, CONSERVATION AND ATTRACTIONS WHEN IT TAKES EFFECT ON 1 JULY 2017

Mitchell River National Park lies in a remote part of the Kimberley and contains majestic waterfalls, Aboriginal rock art and sites of cultural significance to the Wunambal people.

Similar appointments may be made from this process in locations throughout Western Australia within a 12 month period to positions that may be permanent or contract, including contract appointments with the possibility of subsequent permanency.

THIS IS A PERMANENT, FULL-TIME POSITION

APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION CLOSE AT MIDDAY ON THURSDAY, 6 JULY 2017

Job Description

Under the immediate direction of the Senior Ranger:

  • Carries out programmed operational activities and field logistical support within and external to a specific park or protected area in the Easy Kimberley district; including maintenance and servicing facilities, visitor control, and the delivery of nature conservation programs as directed.

  • Assists with fire, feral animal, weed and interpretative programs.

  • Collects park fees and participates in other promotional activities within East Kimberley district.

  • Implements works programs consistent with departmental guidelines, policies and management plans.

Selection Criteria

Applicants should address the following three (3) criteria. These should be addressed in no more than three (3) pages in total.

  1. Good interpersonal skills with an ability for (Grade 1) or experience in (Grade 2) liaison with the public, commercial tourism operators, community groups, Indigenous groups and other stakeholders.

  2. Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team, show initiative and to work unsupervised.

  3. Ability to (Grade 1) or demonstrated experience in (Grade 2) construction and maintenance, carrying out routine maintenance duties, including the use of hand tools, power tools, chainsaws and small engines.

Parks and Wildlife values

In all of our work we will act with the highest Integrity and be Open, Accountable, Creative, Responsive, Innovative, Outcome-focused and Collaborative. For the purposes of this recruitment process, behaviour that reflects the values indicated below (as Essential and/or Desirable) are included as selection criteria for this position.

Essential: Open, Accountable, Responsive, Innovative, Collaborative, Integrity.

Note: In accordance with the Working with Children (Criminal Record Checking) Act 2004, the successful applicant will be required to possess or obtain a current Working With Children Check card prior to commencement.

AND

In accordance with relevant legislation and Parks and Wildlife policy, the successful applicant will be required to possess or obtain a current National Police Clearance prior to commencement.

To be eligible for permanent appointment to this position, it is essential to be a citizen of Australia or New Zealand or to have Australian permanent residency status. Applicants who are not eligible for permanent appointment will not be considered.

For the full role description, including detailed responsibilities and a full list of criteria including those that are not required to be addressed in the application please refer to attached Job Description below.

For Further Job Related Information: Please contact Mr Alexander Scott on (08) 9168 4200, or for further information about Parks and Wildlife please visit www.dpaw.wa.gov.au.

Application Instructions: For detailed assistance to ensure that you submit all of the required and appropriate information in your application, please ensure that you read the attached Job Application Kit carefully. All documents attached with your application must be in Word or PDF format.

No late or proforma applications will be accepted.

To avoid last minute congestion of the system, please endeavour to submit your application well before the closing time.

Applicants are encouraged to apply online.

A search for additional applicants may be conducted for this position where necessary in order to provide a more diverse and/or competitive field.

What Parks and Wildlife offers: In addition to the opportunity to contribute to biodiversity and environmental conservation initiatives, the Department of Parks and Wildlife offers a number of incentives including: an attractive salary packaging scheme; comprehensive health and lifestyle programs; a Personnel Pass to Parks and Wildlife managed attractions and parks, after a 3 month qualifying period; and the opportunity to work in iconic locations throughout Western Australia.

Substantive Equality Statement

The Department of Parks and Wildlife is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages Indigenous Australians, young people, people with disabilities, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and women to apply for positions within our agency. The Department also promotes flexible working arrangements.


ATTACHMENTS: - Job Description DPW3022771.pdf
- Application Kit.docx

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WORK TYPE:  Permanent - Full Time
LOCATION: Mitchell River National Park, Western Australia
CLOSING DATE: 2017-07-06 12:00 PM
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