Dubbo Regional Council

Ranger - Temporary

Job No: DRC645
Location: Dubbo, NSW

About us

We are Dubbo Regional Council, a large regional Council servicing a growing community of over 50,000 people. With an operating expenditure budget of approximately $200 million, we have 600 team members working across a diverse range of areas including planning, infrastructure, community and cultural services, administration, economic development, corporate business and recreational services. 

About our region

The Dubbo Region outshines the big metropolitan cities in both affordability and liveability, with an impressive range of housing options, health and education services and little to no work commute – your quality of life is second to none.  The real heart of New South Wales, our Region is a dynamic centre that offers the dual benefits of relaxation and space with the amenities of a major city. With a population of 51,429 and 4,500 registered businesses the Dubbo Region is consistently thriving. Key assets for the Region include a major hospital that services a broad catchment population of 120,000 people, as well as world class tourist attractions and impressive transport links including direct flights to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra and Newcastle.

The Opportunity

This position is responsible for the enforcement of animal control, pollution and health control matters. The Ranger is also responsible for providing public education in relation to these matters.

This is a temporary position for six months.

In this role, you will have an opportunity to:

Work with community groups and individuals as well as be a part of a team that specialises in providing education programs that highlight the importance of regulatory acts in relation to animal welfare, water and waste pollution and support the environmental health team in managing instances if unhealthy land.

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Certificate IV Local Government Regulatory Services or have the ability to obtain within a 12 month period

About you

You will possess good literacy and administration skills and demonstrated experiences in handling multiple types of animals, including companion animals and livestock.

You will be able to demonstrate good communication skills with both internal and external customers.

What we offer 

In undertaking this key role in our diverse organisation you will be offered a range of  benefits, including 4 weeks annual leave, access to DRC fitness passport program, wellbeing program and access to salary sacrificed child care. Furthermore DRC also offers flexible working conditions, learning and development opportunities, generous leave allowances and has an active Social Club.

Dubbo Regional Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.

Please refer to the attached Position Description for the entire scope of essential and desirable criteria which all applicants must meet.

This position requires a pre employment health assessment.  Please refer to the attached Job Demands document for the physical requirements of the position.

Salary: $62,515 to $72,653 plus superannuation.

Closing Date: 9.00am Monday 3 February 2020 

Enquiries: Team Leader Compliance - 68014633

How to Apply:

  1. Please fill out the questions in the application page below.
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