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Rangers at Lysterfield

Parks Victoria employs people from a range of professions such as:

  • Natural resources managers and rangers
  • Conservation and environmental specialists
  • Cultural and heritage managers
  • Engineers and statutory planners
  • Accountants and business managers
  • Marketing, communications and tourism professionals
  • Human resources
  • Strategic planners
  • Information technology specialists
  • Customer service and administrative officers

Our vacancies are advertised in major metropolitan newspapers, listed on this website under vacancies and on Seek.

We conduct recruitment programs, including an Indigenous program, as well as general recruitment. These programs occur at various times throughout the year and are advertised on this website under vacancies.

For some roles, such as seasonal project fire fighters and field services officers (fire operations), we require prospective employees to undergo a national police record check prior to employment.

Volunteering in parks is a great way to gain valuable experience and develop contacts within Parks Victoria and the organisations we work with. Check out our volunteering programs or join a Friends group.

Other organisations, such as those listed below, conduct similar environment programs or offer ranger roles to Parks Victoria.

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Changes to peak season camping ballots at some sites

29 Jul 2014

Parks Victoria has changed the ballot system for a number of popular camping sites for peak periods. The change will benefit those planning their summer holidays in advance, as people will know instantly if they have been successful in securing a site, rather than having to wait 4-6 weeks for…

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Westerfolds parkrun

23 Aug 2014 8:00am-9:00am

parkrun is free, weekly, 5km timed run that is open to everyone - walkers, runners, families and dogs are all welcome! Westerfolds parkrun occurs every Saturday morning. We're based near the main carpark off the Fitzsimons Lane entrance, and the course is run entirely on sealed paths within the park.

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Heart Foundation Walking - Park Walk

24 Aug 2014 10:00am-11:00am

Take a journey of discovery along the Fosters Gully Nature Walk where the forests and undergrowth provide food and shelter for many species of birds and animals. If you are quiet you may be able to see and hear many of the species of wildlife that live in the park.…

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Westerfolds parkrun

30 Aug 2014 8:00am-9:00am

parkrun is free, weekly, 5km timed run that is open to everyone - walkers, runners, families and dogs are all welcome! Westerfolds parkrun occurs every Saturday morning. We're based near the main carpark off the Fitzsimons Lane entrance, and the course is run entirely on sealed paths within the park.

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Heart Foundation Walking - Park Walk

31 Aug 2014 9:30am-10:20am

A superb loop walk that winds through woodland, wet heathland & along boardwalks. Along the way you will encounter a variety of flora including hakeas, wattles, tea-trees, mistletoe, swamp bush pea and button grass. This guided walk is run by Friends of Bunyip State Park.