First listed on: 18 September 2020

Ranger (Identified)

When life speeds up and becomes more complicated we yearn for simple things, like time, a sense of connection, stability, belonging to a community. We’ve had a good close up look and reckon that this is what Clarence Valley can deliver to your life and your family.

So, if you want what others have - that’s great. But just maybe we’re what you need.

Either way it really can’t hurt to check what living in the Clarence is all about.... right! 

Clarence Valley Council has reputation in the community for providing quality service and this is a credit to the teamwork, dedication and skill of our employees. We value our employees and provide a progressive, rewarding and flexible working environment. 

So... come join us in the Clarence Valley where we work, rest & play!

Checkout about living in the Clarence Valley here.

What you need to know...

  • permanent full time - 76 hours per fortnight
  • salary - $55,341 - $65,995 per annum, plus superannuation
  • a 9 day fortnight 
  • location - South Grafton
  • the opportunity to accrue time in lieu
  • the opportunity to 'purchase' leave

About the role

Clarence Valley Council is committed to making a positive difference to our community by putting customers at the centre of everything we do. We are seeking an energetic, motivated and enthusiastic professional to become part of our Ranger Team. We have a position available for a person of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander decent in our Ranger Team in Grafton. 

You will work in a high-volume environment, where our focus is about making a positive difference to our community by providing exceptional customer service. Your day will be varied and challenging and will require you to demonstrate your well-developed communication skills, positive approach to problem solving and ability to thrive in a changing environment.

Your role will be to provide accurate action, information and advice to all external and internal customer inquiries relating to a number of Acts and Regulations. You will need to have the ability to deal effectively and efficiently with people from a varied range of backgrounds on the telephone and face to face.

Download the position description here.


Tim Brenton, Regulatory Services Supervisor on 6641 7231

Closing date

Monday, 12 October 2020 at 11.30 pm (NSW time)

Other important information

Council applies the definition of Aboriginality as defined in the NSW Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983. The Act requires a person, to be of Aboriginal decent, identify as an Aboriginal person and be accepted by the Aboriginal community in which he/she lives. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants must demonstrate Aboriginality in addition to addressing the selection criterion.

Applicants can demonstrate their Aboriginality by:

  • demonstrating membership of a Local Aboriginal Land Council; or
  • presenting a certificate or paper confirming Aboriginality from a recognised Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander community organisation with a common seal.

This position is located at Council's Animal Pound, South Grafton, however, this may change should business needs identify other work locations to be more appropriate to deliver our services in the future.

A criminal history check is an essential requirement of the position, we will conduct a check on preferred applicants. A criminal history does not necessarily disqualify a prospective candidate from selection.

A probation period applies to this position. 

How to apply:

  • All applications must be lodged online via Council's website
  • Once you start your online application you cannot save and return later. 
  • You may wish to prepare your responses in a Word document, and then copy and paste into the fields below.
  • Attachments such as certificates and licences must be combined into one document before you attach them to your application.
  • You must use your own email address and not one used previously by another person that has applied for a position with Council.
  • For further information about the selection process including tips on how to address the selection criteria please refer to the Careers page on the Clarence Valley Council website. 

For this application you will be required to supply a resume and relevant certificates and licences.


Council is an EEO employer and First Nations people are encouraged to apply.

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