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Our ‘On Grounds Crew’ is expanding
Djandak is looking for new Trainee Rangers to support the expansion of our Natural Resources Management ‘On Grounds Crew’ in order to deliver the nine goals of our Dhelkunya Dja (Healing Country)  Country Plan.

A Djandak Trainee Ranger will work as part of a team responsible for the overall management of Dja Dja Wurrung Country. This includes all aspects of the operational delivery of natural resource management (NRM), landscaping and cultural heritage projects (where appropriate).
• Participate as a member of the works crew to ensure project tasks are carried out effectively and efficiently and in a safe manner
• Assist in the implementation of natural resource management projects, including pest plant and pest animal management, revegetation, fencing, landscaping and other services as directed by the Works Coordinator. Note that on-site, Djandak Trainee Ranger will be supervised by Djandak Rangers and/or Leading Hand/Supervisor and are expected to assist at all times, follow work instructions and apply safe work practices.
• Have the ability to listen and follow instructions
• Read and adhere to the Dja Dja Wurrung Clans Aboriginal Corporation and Djandak policies and procedures this includes completing the required formwork
• Provide support to the Djandak Rangers and Works Coordinator

Traineeships available in:

  • Conservation and Ecology
  • Civil Construction
  • Landscape Design

What skills are needed?

Key Selection Criteria

  • Genuine desire to work on-Country to promote the aspiration of the Dja Dja Wurrung Country Plan 2014-2034
  • A current Victorian Driver’s Licence
  • Commitment to learning and development which will include achieving a minimum of Certificate III Conservation and Land Management, Civil Construction, Landscape Design or other as agreed with the employer
  • Professional approach to workplace responsibilities
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, have the ability to work with others as part of a multi-functional team to deliver a high standard of professional services
  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn Occupational Health and Safety (OHS), and, Equal Opportunity and willingness to follow the Dja Dja Wurrung Clans Aboriginal Corporation and Djandak policies, procedures and systems in the delivery of work projects

How do I apply?

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your interest in the role via

More information

For more information regarding this role, please contact; Pauline Ugle, Employee Engagement & Support Manager via or 0436 325 044Applications close at 5 pm on Tuesday 30th November 2021.

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