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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 such as an Indigenous program and a Summer Ranger program (link to Summer ranger 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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Successful targeting of illegal hunting

07 Jul 2014

Recent patrols by Parks Victoria Rangers and Victoria Police to detect and prosecute illegal hunting in parks have resulted in three men being issued with infringement notices totalling $2,166 for hunting in the Lerderderg State Park. Earlier patrols involving Parks Victoria Rangers and Game Officers at Langi Ghiran State Park,…

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Annual Lyrebird Survey Weekend

12 Jul 2014 2:30pm - 13 Jul 2014 9:00am

Note: The Lyrebird Survey is now fully booked. Thankyou to everyone who responded. The Annual Lyrebird Survey is a fun way to get involved in Kinglake National Park, learn more about lyrebirds and their habitat, and witness the spectacular male lyrebirds performing their song to woo the passing females during…

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InterWinter MTB Race

13 Jul 2014 8:00am-4:00pm

3 Stage Mountain Bike Race at the Stockyards.

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Kinglake Conservation

14 Jul 2014 9:30am - 15 Jul 2014 6:00pm

Conservation is king at Kinglake National Park! Abounding in native flora and fauna, Kinglake National Park provides the ideal setting for conservation activities, including wildlife monitoring, post bushfire rehabilitation work and data collection. This Naturewise trip provides a great opportunity to help contribute to the work critical for the long…

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Heart Foundation Walking - Park Walk

15 Jul 2014 10:00am-11:00am

Enjoy the fresh air of this beautiful park and get an insight into the park’s fascinating history, flora and fauna. This free guided walk run by Friends of Tarra Bulga National Park will lead you across the famous Corrigan Suspension Bridge which stretches through the rainforest canopy, and on either…