Urban Wildlife Ranger
Closes: 28 May 2020
Classification: Park Ranger 1
Salary: $56,689 - $62,595 plus superannuation
Position No: 47433, several
Directorate: Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development
Advertised (Gazettal date): 21 May 2020
Contact Officer: Mark Sweaney on Mark.Sweaney@act.gov.au or (02) 6205 0526
Details: The ACT Parks and Conservation Service (PCS) is responsible for the sustainable management of our national parks, nature reserves, commercial softwood forests and rural lands, including management of Namadgi National Park, Canberra Nature Park, Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve, Googong Foreshores, water catchment areas and commercial pine plantations. The Parks and Conservation Service implements a broad range of natural and cultural resource management programs both on and off reserve that support sustainable environmental conservation land management and heritage outcomes.
An opportunity exists for a self-motivated team players to join a small team tasked to deliver the PCS Urban Wildlife Program.
The occupants will be required to attend to injured or sick wildlife across the ACT. Most call outs are to euthanise kangaroos injured in vehicle collisions. The occupant will be trained and mentored in dealing with injured and sick wildlife, in accordance with relevant codes of practice and legislation.
- Eligible to obtain an ACT firearms licence
Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to - https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/1804.
Note: There are two positions available from this process. An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only.
How to Apply: Please submit a written application addressing the selection criteria limiting responses to 350 word per criteria, along with your current Curriculum Vitae, listing two referees and their contact details.