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Ranger x 2

Job No: CEN3611
Location: Central Coast NSW


Primary Work Location: Long Jetty NSW 

  • Make a difference in your local community
  • Ensure public safety and compliance in your day to day work
  • Work/Life Balance - 9 day fortnight
  • 2 x Temporary full time positions until March 2025

Central Coast Council is committed to the goals of equal opportunity employment. We aim to provide a work environment for our employees that fosters equity, diversity and respect.

Council is committed to providing safe environments that protect the physical, emotional, cultural and social wellbeing of children on the Central Coast.

Ideally located on the northern fringe of Sydney and just an hour's drive from Newcastle, the Central Coast offers one of the best places in Australia to live and work. The Central Coast is one of the fastest growing regions in NSW, the third largest Local Government Area (LGA) in NSW and the 6th Largest LGA in Australia.

Our Rangers are responsible for providing the local community with an effective regulatory service that meets statutory obligations and reduces adverse impacts on the local area by enforcing applicable legislation and Council’s policies. The ideal candidate has a strong work ethic, is able to work both autonomously and as part of a dynamic team and has a strong focus on customer expectations whilst promoting council values. 

You will be required to work on a rotating 7 day roster system with a spread of hours between 6.00am and 6.00pm. Penalty rates and additional annual leave accrual will apply. 

This position is required to provide quality customer service and create value for the community.

Key activities of this role include:

  • Undertake patrols of Council’s beaches, reserves and other public spaces to detect offences under the Companion Animals Act 1998;
  • Gather sufficient evidence of offences under Local Government Act, 1993; Companion Animals Act, 1997; Roads Act, 1993; The Australian Road Rules; Impounding Act, 1993; Protection of the Environment Operations Act, 1997 and Regulations to allow for appropriate action to be taken;
  • Patrol public places to detect, control and/or prevent obstructions or unlawful activities.

Essential criteria:

  • Certificate IV qualification in Local Government (Regulatory Services) OR demonstrated solid contemporary experience, combined with ongoing professional development
  • Current Class C Driver’s Licence
  • Valid Construction General Induction card or equivalent, or have a willingness to obtain

About Us:

  • We are a large organisation delivering a wide variety of services to our local community;
  • You’ll be joining a team of professional, customer focused Rangers who excel at what they do;
  • We offer a supportive work environment with opportunities for career development;
  • We provide opportunities to collaborate with subject matter experts from a variety of areas across the organisation;
  • We offer an attractive range of benefits to our employees.

A 9 day fortnight work-cycle currently applies to this role.

This role provides a commencing salary range of between $69.5k to $83.4k per annum dependent on skills and experience + 11% superannuation.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake a Police Check before commencement of employment.

Successful candidates will be required to undertake a course of vaccinations against Hepatitis A and B and Tetanus or demonstrate their immunity. 

Enquiries: Ben Rosen, Team Leader Ranger Services on ph: 02 4350 5731. 

If you are deaf, hearing or speech impaired, you can contact us through the National Relay Service TTY call 133 677 or Speak & Listen 1300 555 727.

Closing Date:  Applications close at midnight on Sunday 7 April 2024


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Thank you for your interest in the position.

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To lodge your application, please follow the below steps:

Step 1:  Answer the on-line questions shown below. Please ensure that you provide as much detail as possible in response to the questions asked.

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Step 3:  Attach your qualifications and licences

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 PLEASE NOTE: By completing and submitting this online application you confirm that any information provided by yourself in this application is true & correct and acknowledge that any offer of employment may be withdrawn should the information that you have provided in support of your application be shown to be false.  You also consent to employment screening checks being conducted where appropriate.  This may include associated checks (Referee check, Working With Children Check, Entitlement to Work in Australia, Employment History and an Australian Federal Police Check) as well as substantiation of educational qualifications, industry memberships, previous Central Coast Council employment history and association with professional bodies.

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