First listed on: 26 February 2024



Location: Flexible
Remuneration: $87,075 - $91,633 per year

Permanent, Full-time, $87,075 to $91,633 (yearly) - leave, superannuation, allowances, overtime and penalty rate benefits

This position is based in Toowoomba and is part of the broader Technical Support Team. While it has a management planning focus, it will not be based on-park, and is not an operational ranger role. Travel within the region will be required from time to time and the Ranger Planning role works Monday to Friday however weekend work may be required from time to time.

Rangers may work across five focus areas dependent on operational need, including Pest Management, Fire Management, Estate Management, Visitor Management and Assets and Safety. As such, Rangers may turn their hands to a wide range of jobs that can be safely undertaken by non-tradespersons. The opportunities and possibilities are endless!

This role’s focus area is contributing to the development, delivery and review of protected area planning instruments including management plans, statements and strategies. This role is part of a small, dynamic team, that is responsible for applying the values-based management framework (VBMF) to protected areas and State forests within South West Region. This role will focus on developing thematic strategies (fire, pest, visitor, post-contact cultural heritage, monitoring & research) for regional priority estate locations based on Key Values and Levels of Service assessment; and providing assistance to finalise management instruments. The role will also assist in evaluating the effectiveness of management actions, and collation of associated data, for specific regional locations.

To apply, lodge an application online at  that consists of the following:your current resume of no more than 4 pages

  • a short 1–2-page statement that briefly describes why you are the best suited person for this role - noting, our department values equity and diversity so please include information that will help us understand how you could contribute to our workforce diversity.

Enquiries:  Kaori van Baalen, Phone: 07 4529 8365
Job Ad Reference: QLD/547060/24
Application Details:

Closing Date: Thursday, 14 March 2024

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