Field officers wanted for ACT Parks

Field officers wanted for ACT Parks

ACT Parks and Conservation Service are looking for new field officers to join their team.

Do you enjoy working outdoors? Do you want to work in a team to help protect our environment?  The ACT Parks & Conservation Service invites applications from suitably skilled, highly motivated candidates interested in pursuing a rewarding professional career as a General Service Field Officer working across the ACT conservation estate including fire management.

The ACT Parks & Conservation Service is responsible for the sustainable management of our national parks, nature reserves including the management of Namadgi National Park, Canberra Nature Park, Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve, Murrumbidgee River Corridor Googong Foreshores, water catchment areas, commercial pine plantations and rural lands.

The Parks Service implements a broad suite of natural and cultural resource management programs both on and off reserve that support sustainable environmental conservation land management and heritage outcomes. The team also manage bushfire risk including hazard reduction activities and responding to fires in the landscape.

This recruitment process will be used to create a merit pool for permanent, long and short term temporary vacancies that may occur over a 12 month period. Note that as these positions are designated fire positions that appointment, promotion, transfer to any position will be conditional upon the successful completion of a fire fitness assessment and a pre-employment medical.

For more information on how to apply, please visit www.jobs.act.gov.au.