Ranger

Job No: BVSC379
Location: Bega

A career at Bega Valley Shire Council will immerse you in rewarding and interesting work for the diverse communities that call the south-east corner of NSW home, all of them nestled between rolling countryside and some of the best seaside locations NSW has to offer.

Our workforce of over 350 meets the needs of these communities with a wide range of services including libraries, customer service, finance, children’s services, engineering, project management, road works, water management, environment and parks, gardens and  town centre care.

Council has a range of employment benefits supporting our staff which may include:

  • rostered day off schemes
  • flexible work arrangements
  • salary packaging
  • staff development and award programs.

The Opportunity

We have an opportunity for a motivated individual to provide a range of regulatory compliance and associated community education services with a focus upon regulating community matters under the Local Government Act.

As Ranger, you will regulate public reserves, land, unauthorised activities, waste/ litter, car parking and abandoned vehicles as well as animal control and management activities undertaken in accordance with legislative requirements, BVSC Policies and Procedures and relevant guidelines. You will audit, manage and update signage associated with BVSC procedures for animal control areas.

About You

We are seeking an individual who holds a Certificate IV in Investigations or Local Government (Regulatory Services) or equivalent and has minimum two years demonstrated experience in Local Government Compliance or similar law enforcement field.

You will have the following skills and experience;

  • Demonstrated knowledge of contemporary investigation and regulation techniques; especially regarding local government, public safety, animal management, impounding and environmental protection.
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate legal proceedings, compile briefs and collect/process and manage evidence.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in interpreting and applying relevant legislation and regulations.
  •  Demonstrated high standard of physical fitness, experience with handling livestock, aggressive dogs and cats. Experience in assessing companion animal behaviours for rehoming suitability.

This is a full-time position working 38 hours per week. Remuneration is $1411.70 per week, plus 10.5% employer superannuation contribution.

To view the Position Description, please click here.

For further information on this position, please contact Trudi Badullovich on 02 6499 2222 or tbadullovich@begavalley.nsw.gov.au.

Applications close 11.30pm AEDT on 19 February 2023.

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia and address the advertised selection criteria demonstrating their suitability for the role.

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