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Parks Victoria is committed to maintaining the health of the natural environment and of our parks and reserves, while providing a range of excellent visitor services - so that all Victorians can visit them to relax or exercise their bodies and minds - Healthy Parks, Healthy People.

All Parks Victoria's staff contribute to improving these wonderful parks every day. Protecting and conserving them now and for future generations. These positions offer you an opportunity to become part of a team that is committed to making a difference to our natural environment through professionally managing one of the world's great park systems.

Parks Victoria is an Equal Opportunity Employer, with a commitment to merit, equity and diversity in the workplace.

To gain employment with Parks Victoria you need to be:

  • Australian citizen, permanent resident of Australia or New Zealand citizen who has entered Australia on a valid passport. A birth certificate, citizenship certificate or current passport is proof of eligibility.
  • A non-citizen with a valid visa that provides work rights. A current passport containing the visa is proof of eligibility. As the visa has an expiry date, non-citizens can only engage in casual, temporary or fixed term roles that do not extend beyond the expiry date.
  • Any offer of employment is subject to satisfactory police screen checks. Parks Victoria requires all prospective employees to undergo a National Police Record Check prior to an employment offer being made. 

Ranger, Designated Aboriginal Position

  • Care for Country
  • Be based at Cohuna and work on the Murray
  • Salary - $48,308pa plus 9.25% super

In this Ranger position, you will work as part of the Cohuna team responsible for the overall management of significant reserves, waterways and visitor facilities. This includes all aspects of the delivery of on-ground works to protect the natural and cultural values, visitor facilities, and interpreting the values and features of the park to visitors and other stakeholders.

The role will have a strong emphasis on Aboriginal Heritage and Cultural site protection, working with local Traditional Owners and Aboriginal community. Furthermore the role will work with the Cohuna team to undertake a range of other duties including pest animal and plant control, wildlife management, contract management, visitor services, facility maintenance and compliance.


Position description (MS Word)

Aboriginality form (MS Word)

If you would like to find out more about this position, contact Leeza Wishart or Wendy Berick by calling Parks Victoria on 13 1963.  

To apply, please e-mail your application, addressing the selection criteria of the position description, completed Aboriginality form and a resume to 

Applications close Sunday 17 July 2016.