Vacant Ranger Position -Town of Port Hedland

$90,678.64 per annum (including Port Hedland Allowance)

  • Opportunity to be passionate in your field of expertise
  • Make a real difference to our community

The Town of Port Hedland is currently seeking a reliable and motivated individual to join our Rangers team. Reporting to the Team Leader Ranger Services, the successful applicant will be responsible for providing an educational approach to community compliance to support customers to comply with legislation, council policy and local laws.

This is a unique opportunity to bring your previous experience and qualifications to provide a frontline community service within the Town of Port Hedland. The Port Hedland Ranger team handle a diverse portfolio ensuring that every day will provide the successful applicant with new and interesting challenges. At the Town of Port Hedland you can develop your career with people passionate about making a difference in our community.

To enforce council’s legislative and policy responsibilities, particularly in relation to companion animals, to ensure council provides best practice compliance services that protect and enhance the environment and the safety of the community. This position will require to undertake compliance patrols to address issues relating to ranger services functions, minimise risk to council property by maintaining an eyes on the street approach.

*** Whilst the position description covers the key areas of responsibilities, this list is not exhaustive. Day to day tasks and responsibilities may vary and be in addition to those listed above (reasonably and within the limits of individual skills, competence and training).

The preferred applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical, including drug and alcohol assessment to be considered for the role, as well as possess Certificates in Municipal Law Enforcement A and B, Certificate IV in Local Government Regulatory Services and experience in firearms handling and safety, or the ability to obtain a firearms license.

In addition to career development, our employees enjoy a range of benefits including six weeks annual leave per year plus 17.5% leave loading, superannuation co-contribution, paid parental leave scheme and a popular Wellness Program including free gym and pool membership.

This position is not eligible for subsidised housing or housing allowance. Prospective applicants should make themselves aware of the accommodation situation in Port Hedland prior to submitting an application.

How to Apply

Applicants are encouraged to apply online at www.porthedland.wa.gov.au/employment

If you are unable to apply online, please forward your application documents to Human Resources, Attention “Confidential Advertised Vacancy” either by:

Post: PO Box 41, Port Hedland WA 6721
Hand: Civic Centre, McGregor Street, Port Hedland WA 6721
Applicants are advised to write a statement addressing the essential and desirable criteria found within the position description, summarising how any relevant experience meets the position requirements.. Applicants who do not address selection criteria may not be considered in the first round of shortlisting.

Suitable applicants may be considered for appointment to similar vacancies during the six month period following the conclusion of this recruitment process.

For more information on the Town or to obtain a copy of the position description please visit Town of Port Hedland website. Should further information be required please contact Michael Cuvalo, Manager Environmental Health and Community Safety on 08 9158 9316.

Applications close 4:00pm, Monday 17 November 2019.

The Town of Port Hedland reserves the right to commence shortlisting prior to the closing date.

The Town of Port Hedland is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.