Senior Ranger

$81,319 - $99,060 yearly
  • Katherine Town Council
  • Katherine NT, Australia
  • 22 Dec, 2021
Full time Police, Military, Security, Fire, Emergency Services

Job Description

  • Permanent/Full Time position

  • Level 6-7: $81,318.50 - $99,060.35

  • 6 weeks Annual Leave p.a

  • 3 weeks Sick Leave p.a

  • On Call duties/over time required from time-to-time

  • Above award entitlements and penalty rates

Position Context:

This position reports directly to the Director of Community Services and is responsible for leading the Regulatory Services in the provision, development and delivery of a broad range of activities including animal control and management, parking and litter control, By-Law enforcement, mosquito management and other regulatory services. This position must understand, interpret and enforce Council’s By-Laws, issuing Council infringements for matters pertaining to the By-Laws and undertaking the role and duties of an authorised officer according to the local law. This position undertakes critical thinking required for problem solving initiatives, and must lead and advise the Regulatory Services team in undertake animal management initiatives and programs, By-law interpretation and enforcement and community education.

Selection Criteria:


  • Demonstrated ability to meet the positions selection criteria;

  • Current NT Drivers Licence;

  • Firearms Licence (or ability to obtain); 

  • Ability to understand various legislations, statutory obligation and Council policies and By-Laws in order to make informed decisions;

  • High degree of personal integrity and ability to deal with matters confidentially and professionally with excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Previous experience in animal management/regulatory services/enforcement environment

  • Qualification in Animal Management and/or Government Investigations or other tertiary qualification related to the role

  • Ability to lead a team environment and provide sound advice and guidance in instances that are unusual


  • Experience in Local Government

  • Accreditation in Behavioural & Training of Dangerous Animals (Dogs) or similar related tertiary qualification

For the Senior Rangers position description click here

Closing date: Sunday 30 January 2022

For your application to be considered, you must apply through the below form

Job Closing Date

30 Jan, 2022