Employment Opportunity - Ranger


Location: Civic Centre   Occupation: Environmental Health/Ranger Services   Division: Town of Port Hedland

$91,992.01 per annum paid on pro rata basis (including Port Hedland Allowance)

Full time – fixed term of six months (parental leave cover)


  • Opportunity to be passionate in your field of expertise
  • Make a real difference to our community
  • Work in a positive and high performance culture


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.


What we offer:

In addition to the salary, our employees enjoy a range of benefits which may include:

  • Six weeks annual leave per annum plus 17.5% leave loading – pro rata basis
  • Wellness program includes discounted gym membership and pool membership
  • Superannuation co-contribution scheme
  • Family oriented and lifestyle supportive working conditions


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 11:00pm, Sunday 19 July 2020.


The Town of Port Hedland is Equal Opportunity Employer and 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.


You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.

Attachments : - 20200630_PD_Ranger.pdf - PreApplicationFormASAP_391129.pdf

Posted on Jun 30 by Town of Port Hedland

Advert closes on Sun, 19 Jul 2020 23:45:00

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