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Supervising Ranger (Land Management)

Job title: Supervising Ranger (Land Management)
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Townsville
Industry: Mining
Salary Negotiable
Reference: SUPRAN_1608700688
Contact name: Brisbane Team
Contact email: cabrahams@awx.com.au
Job description

AWX Pty Ltd is part of the larger group, People Infrastructure Ltd. In 2019, People Infrastructure Ltd (PPE) became the largest ASX listed workforce management and staffing company in ANZ. The business is Australian owned and passionate about helping individuals achieve their career goals as well as helping clients manage their workforce.

Our client is a leading Queensland environmental services company that has been commissioned to undertake one of the largest biodiversity and offset area management projects in central Queensland. Due to our client's success and expansion of its organization it is looking to employ a Supervising Ranger (Land Management). The client is committed to delivering a high-quality service and is looking for someone that shares that commitment. Our client works in an exciting cross-cultural context, enabling First Nations people to be engaged in the environmental management of their traditional lands, and is committed to:

  • Supporting First Nations people to look after culture and country
  • Creating viable projects that result in employment opportunities for First Nations people; and
  • Through education and training, establishing pathways for young First Nations people to be employed and have careers as environmental professionals.

Location

This position is based at Moray Downs West near Clermont and will require travel by road/air throughout Queensland and Northern New South Wales.


About the Role

This is a full-time position based at Moray Downs West near Clermont and requires the successful candidate to travel by road/air throughout Queensland and Northern New South Wales. Woongal works in an exciting cross-cultural context, enabling First Nations people to be engaged in the environmental management of their traditional lands. Woongal is a Supply Nation registered and Wangan and Jagalingou certified indigenous business, delivering environmental monitoring and land management services to the mining and other industries in central Queensland. The company is committed to:

  • Supporting First Nations people to look after culture and country
  • Creating viable projects that result in employment opportunities for First Nations people; and
  • Through education and training, establishing pathways for young First Nations people to be employed and have careers as environmental professionals.

The supervising ranger will report to the Senior Environmental Manager of Woongal and will be responsible for the delivery of day to day operations at project sites.

Day to day work will include assisting in developing and implementing work plans, establishing and maintaining operational facilities, and supervising staff in the implementation of practical land management activities carried out in collaboration with environmental scientists engaged in conservation of biodiversity and land management.

Key Duties and Accountabilities

The position requires the successful applicant to be accountable for the following:

  • Planning and delivering practical land management activities (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;
  • Ensuring that practical land management activities are carried out in accordance with statutory requirements and to agreed performance standards;
  • Leading, training and supervising a small team of operational staff who undertake practical land management activities that deliver biodiversity and land management outcomes; and
  • Maintaining strong collaborative partnerships, relationships and networks with relevant stakeholder groups, including resource extraction teams, adjoining and other land holders, and First Nations communities
  • Some on-call and out of hours work may be required involving incident response, fire management, and attendance at public meetings.
  • Intrastate travel involving road / airline travel and overnight absences from home may be required in this role.
  • Participation in wild-fire management and the handling of wildlife are required in this role.

Qualifications

  • Relevant academic qualifications applicable to conservation and land management practice would be beneficial.
  • Formal qualifications in the preparation, application, transport and storage of agricultural chemicals, and wildfire management would be beneficial.
  • 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 and Mining Supervisor S123 Certificate or capable and willing to obtain such a certificate - additional certification in First Aid would be beneficial.
  • Must be a holder of an Unrestricted ACDC license, Construction White Card, Chainsaw level 1 and 2 or capable and willing to obtain such qualifications.

Skills and Experience

  • Five (5) or more years demonstrated experience in practical land management covering 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.
  • Demonstrated experience in the planning and management of complex projects, and the delivery of work programs that achieve desired outcomes.
  • Proven ability in issue identification, problem solving, and development of practical solutions.
  • Proven ability to monitor progress across multiple tasks and reporting schedules, revise priorities, and deliver outcomes on time and within budgets.
  • Demonstrated experience in the management of people, monitoring of performance standards, reporting progress, and achieving desired outcomes.
  • Demonstrated practical experience in the management of complex stakeholder relationships.
  • Practical experience in building and maintaining collaborative working relationships with First Nations communities

Key Capabilities

  • 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)

Culture and Benefits

People love working with our client because it provides a safe and flexible working environment. Working for our client will provide you room to grow and develop new skills as an environmental professional.

Our client values working with and encouraging the development of First Nations people in caring for country and achieving environmental outcomes.

How to Apply

Click APPLY to send your resume and cover letter. Please note, this is NOT an entry level position. Only experienced applicants need apply

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