Posted 3 years ago

Another pristine location working in local government compliance and investigations! You’ll need a cert IV in government investigations for this one.



Community Ranger
Regulatory Services
Competency based LGO Level 2-3 $61,364 – $67,060 pa cash component plus superannuation
Hervey Bay

At Fraser Coast Regional Council our people are our most important asset and central to achieving our vision to Build Better Communities.

We currently have permanent and temporary positions available.

What we are looking for:

Do you have knowledge of Local Government, Animal Management and Local Laws with a high level of computer literacy? If you have worked in a pressured environment whilst exercising initiative, judgement and enthusiasm please consider joining our Regulatory Services team.

This position is responsible for responding and undertaking investigations in accordance with relevant state legislation and local laws, and in accordance with Council policies and procedures.

Please click here to view a full Position Description.

What you should have to apply:

As detailed in the competency based progression table in the position description click here
High level of customer service experience
High level of computer skills
Ability to read and interpret legislation
Queensland Class “C” drivers’ licence

What’s nice to have:

Demonstrated experience as a Compliance Officer/Ranger/Animal Control Officer or similar
Certificate IV Government Investigations (Regulatory Compliance Specialisation); or equivalent (or a willingness to obtain)
Certificate IV in Animal Control and Regulation (ACM40117)
Completion of an Animal Control / Animal Handling course
Conflict resolution training
Report and letter writing training
Recent experience in a regulatory or investigations type role

What our Council can offer you:

Learning and Development opportunities
Flexible working arrangements,
Up to 12% employer super contribution
Study assistance program
Reward and recognition
Employee Assistance Program
Paid Emergency Services leave

Application requirements:

To be considered applicants MUST supply:

Cover letter explaining suitability for the role
Video recording no longer than 5 minutes and no larger than 32MB, answering the below questions:
What excites you about this role and why?
What would be a challenge area for you in this role?
What are your thoughts on euthanising animals?
For hints on how to reduce the size of your video recording please click here.

For any technical issues please contact Talent & Retention on 07 4197 4375.

Applications close:

11pm Tuesday 20 July 2021.

For further details please contact Alex Smith, Senior Community Ranger & Education Officer on 0436 654 476 during business hours only.

Some information about our Council:

Council provides a safe, secure and supportive environment where employees are encouraged and supported to reach their full potential.

TRAITS is an acronym for the values we consider to be integral to the way we go about our work and serve our community. These values are Trust, Respect, Accountability, Initiative, Teamwork and Service.

Council recognises that it is important for employees to be satisfied in their roles, to balance work and life demands and to deliver quality services to the community.

Some information about our Region:

If you’re tired of the City lifestyle and need a better work/life balance then the Fraser Coast is waiting for you!

Located 250kms north of Brisbane the Fraser Coast is a mix of stunning landscapes, islands, cities and towns.

From Fraser Island – the world’s largest sand island to the heritage streetscapes of Maryborough; from the rich farmlands of Tiaro, to the sheltered waters of Hervey Bay.

Before starting your application:

Please ensure your cover letter outlining your suitability for the role and resume are complete in doc, docx or pdf format.  PDF format is preferred.

Please note that:
Council undertakes a range of checks and assessment methods to assist in selection, including criminal history checks, Licence checks, psychometric testing, functional capacity testing and competency based testing.

Fraser Coast Regional Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  Women, Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders, people with a disability, and members of racial, ethnic and ethno-religious minority groups are encouraged to apply.


To Apply:
Submit a Word version of your CV via this link

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