RANGER (LAND MANAGEMENT)- INDIGENOUS OR TSI
We seek an enthusiastic, self-motivated person with interests, experience, and practical skills in cultural heritage and/or land management to contribute to the implementation of a major mining industry-related biodiversity and offset area management project.
Key Duties and Accountabilities
The position requires the successful applicant to be accountable for the following:
- Assisting with practical land management activities (environmental monitoring, scientific record-keeping, weed, and feral animal control, erosion and sediment control, fencing and watering point management, vegetation and fire management, and sustainable grazing land management) to achieve biodiversity and land management outcomes;
- Carrying out practical land management activities under the direction of the supervising ranger and the environment managers, and in accordance with statutory requirements and to agreed performance standards; and
- Contributing effectively to a small team of operational staff who undertake practical environmental and land management activities.
- The performance of this role involves a seven (7) days on and seven (7) days off roster.
- Intrastate travel involving road/airline travel and overnight absences from home is required in this role.
- Participation in wild-fire management and the handling of wildlife are required in this role.
- It is a standard requirement for employment in this role, that a successful candidate:
- be an Australian citizen/permanent resident or be the holder of a visa that allows permanent full-time work in Australia at the time of making an application
- undertake a pre-employment medical review;
- agree to be subject to random alcohol and drug testing;
- agree to abide by the Workplace Health and Safety requirements of Woongal Environmental Services and its clients; and
- agree to undertake and successfully complete post-secondary studies in conservation and land management.
- Must be the holder of an unrestricted Class C' driver's license or capable and willing to obtain such a license certification for driving and recovering 4WD Vehicles would be beneficial.
- Must be the holder of a Standard 11 Mine Safety Induction (Surface) Certificate or capable and willing to obtain such a certificate additional certification in First Aid would be beneficial.
- Qualifications applicable to conservation and land management practices would be beneficial.
- Formal qualifications in the preparation, application, transport, and storage of agricultural chemicals, and wildfire management would be beneficial.
Skills and Experience
- Experience in practical land management covering environmental monitoring, fauna spotting, weed, and feral animal control, erosion and sediment control, fencing and watering point management, vegetation and fire management, and sustainable grazing land management.
- Demonstrated ability and physical fitness to undertake practical physical work involving walking and manual labour in the outdoors.
- Practical experience in building and maintaining collaborative working relationships as part of a team.
- Communicates effectively with internal and external clients to provide responsive, accurate, and relevant information and services (Customer Focus)
- Works effectively in a team environment and exercises tact, diplomacy, and discretion when required (Interpersonal Savvy)
- Uses initiative to respond to challenges in a pressured and changing environment (Action-Oriented)
- Has the ability and commitment to learning and self-development (Self Development)