Experienced Djandak Ranger


  • A Djandak Ranger will work as part of a team responsible for the overall management of Dja Dja Wurrung Country. This includes all aspects of the operational delivery of natural resource management (NRM), landscaping and cultural heritage projects (where appropriate).
  • Participate as a member of the works crew to ensure project tasks are carried out effectively and efficiently and in a safe manner
  • Assist in the implementation of natural resource management projects, including pest plant and pest animal management, revegetation, fencing, landscaping and other services as directed by the Works Coordinator.
  • Have the ability to listen and follow instructions
  • Read and adhere to the Dja Dja Wurrung Clans Aboriginal Corporation and Djandak policies and procedures this includes completing the required formwork
  • Provide support to the Djandak Rangers and Works Coordinator

Reporting Relationships:

The position will report to the Djandak Works Coordinator. The Ranger will operate as part of a multi-functional team working with Senior Djandak Rangers and other Field Officers as required by each work assignment. On site, the Ranger may be required to work under the direction of the NRM Leading Hand or nominated Project Officer.

Key Selection Criteria

  • A current Victorian Driver’s Licence (manual).
  • Demonstrated experience (minimum 2 years) in natural resource management projects including, pest plant control, pest animal control, revegetation programs, fencing projects.
  • Relevant qualifications eg Certificate III in Conservation & Land Management, Cultural Heritage or equivalent experience including demonstrable Traditional Ecological Knowledge.
  • Current trade qualifications including ACUP, Tree felling, Construction white card.
  • Professional approach to workplace responsibilities.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, in having the ability to work with others as part of a multi-functional team to deliver a high standard of professional services.
  • Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety (OHS), and, Equal Opportunity and willingness to follow the Dja Dja Wurrung Clans Aboriginal Corporation and Djandak policies, procedures and systems in the delivery of work projects
  • Genuine desire to work on-Country to promote the aspiration of the Dja Dja Wurrung Country Plan 2014-2034


  • 4WD training (highly desirable) and qualifications in skid steer machinery operation (preferred).
  • Tradesman or practical skills relevant to construction work (preferred).
  • First Aid Level II

How do I apply?

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your interest in the role via DJANDAKJOBS@djadjawurrung.com.au

More information

For more information regarding this role, please contact; Ann Lansberry via DJANDAKJOBS@djadjawurrung.com.au or 0427 387 871

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Full time