Park Ranger 2

$75,239 - $81,466 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT, Australia
  • 12 May, 2022
Full time Facilities, Real Estate, and Property Police, Military, Security, Fire, Emergency Services Strategy and Planning

Job Description

Full-time Permanent

Closes: 20 May 2022

Classification: Park Ranger 2
Salary: $75,239 - $81,466 plus superannuation
Position No: 51022, several
Directorate: Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development
Advertised (Gazettal date): 04 May 2022
Contact Officer: Simon Stratford on or 0419 746 981

Details: The Parks and Conservation Service (PCS) is responsible for the management of the ACT’s protected area network including National Parks, Nature Reserves, water catchments, commercial softwood forests and rural lands.

The Parks and Conservation Service implements a broad range of management programs both on and off reserve that support sustainable environmental, wildlife and heritage outcomes. It protects and conserves the natural resources of the ACT and promotes appropriate recreational, educational and scientific uses of our parks and reserves.

Rangers at this level act largely autonomously and are involved in the planning and delivery of annual work programs. It requires an excellent knowledge of conservation and natural resource management and demonstrated practical skills. Physical conditions may include working in the heat and cold and climbing steep slopes and rough terrain. General direction will be given by supervisors and your performance monitored with feedback regularly provided.

Eligibility/ Other Requirements:


  • 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 - Working with vulnerable people (WWVP) registration (
  • be physically able and willing to undertake incident management duties, including participation in fire standby, fire suppression and fire training and search and rescue operations;
  • be prepared to work a shift roster, weekends, public holidays or evening shifts. Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development (EPSDD) is committed to providing reasonable adjustment, where operationally possible, to ensure all individuals have equal opportunities in the workplace.
  • Possess a manual Australian drivers’ licence
  • be an Australian citizen, have permanent residency status or a visa permitting you to work permanently in Australia.

Highly Desirable:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification or substantial relevant work experience.
  • A current Advanced First Aid Certificate or capacity to obtain one.

Note: 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.

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.

Job Closing Date

20 May, 2022