A park ranger checks the trails for maintenance issues in a national park

Park Ranger

Park Rangers assist in controlling a State or national park, scenic area, historic site, nature reserve, recreation area or conservation reserve in accordance with authorised policies and priorities.

Overview

Park Rangers assist in controlling a State or national park, scenic area, historic site, nature reserve, recreation area or conservation reserve in accordance with authorised policies and priorities.

Day-to-day

  • implements policies and organises activities in designated parks and other areas to conserve and protect natural and cultural heritage
  • participates in management planning by providing environmental information and making inventories of plants, animals and items of cultural and heritage significance.

Considerations

  • physically demanding
  • requires driving
  • working outdoors.

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