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Ranger, Environment and Science

Ranger writeAgency('Environment and Science');Environment and Science (Organisation site ( )) Southern Parks & Forests Regional Operations Management & Operations; Queensland Park and Wildlife Service & Partnerships; Springsure Do you have experience in land management and a passion for nature-based recreation and an outdoor lifestyle? Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding career? The Carnarvon North Work Unit is responsible for managing several national parks and state forests including the western sections of Carnarvon National Park, a diverse landscape of sandstone escarpments and dry vine forest communities with significant natural and cultural values. The delivery of projects and outcomes according to annual work programs and the departments’ Key Value Management Framework, with a specific focus on developing and implementing the weed control program, is a key deliverable. This position is based in Springsure, however frequent travel to remote parks is required and includes prolonged overnight stays in accommodation ranging from barracks to bush camps. This role's focus area as Range OO (IC) is leading others and contributing towards achieving the department's Key Values Management Framework objectives across a geographically dispersed estate portfolio. Due to the remoteness of many of the parks managed by this position, a high degree of autonomy is required to resolve a wide variety of emerging and reactive tasks. * Boundary stock fence repair and maintenance, including construction of stock proof fencing around artesian springs not accessible by vehicle.* Organise and assist with the annual weed management program and maintain chemical storage and reporting databases.* Organise and assist with planned burns and wildfire response, requiring travel at short notice for extended stays in remote locations.* Visitor and management infrastructure maintenance and construction including walking tracks, toilet blocks, lookouts and pedestrian bridges.* Organise and assist in fire trail maintenance through operating departmental heavy plant and liaison with contractors.* Liaison with stakeholders and performing compliance actions such as camping permit inspections. You will be required to supervise and undertake extensive manual handling of materials, water, fuel supplies, generators and pumps over uneven ground which is a frequent requirement when setting up field camps. Due to remote travel requirements, field operations are continued even throughout periods of extreme climatic conditions. It is advisable that the successful applicant have a high level of physical fitness and the ability to live and work for extended periods in close proximity with colleagues is highly regarded. Applications to remain current for months. Further information We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights ( ) and diversity ( ). Please ensure you download all attachments and follow the instructions on how to apply.

Ranger, Environment and Science

Queensland Government
Alsace QLD 4702
Full time

Published on 11/17/2022

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