Department of Regional NSW
Animal, Wallaby, Kangaroo, Mammal, Wildlife, Antelope

Marine Ranger

Marine Ranger

  • 494234
  • Environmental
  • Located in Huskisson
  • Temporary full time role for 12 months
  • Salary from $97,152 – $107,541 plus super depending on experience
  • The role is within the Marine Operations unit of DPI Fisheries


Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion


The Regional NSW Cluster welcomes and encourage applicants from all backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans, refugees, and people with disability. The Department of Regional NSW provides dignified access to reasonable adjustments both during the recruitment process and in the workplace. If you require a reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process, please call or text the contact for this role.


About the role


We are currently on the lookout for a capable and experienced individual to join the Marine Operations unit within DPI Fisheries as a Marine Ranger. This is a critical frontline role that supports delivery of resource access and licencing, planning, education and research-support functions in Jervis Bay Marine Park. The role also provides input, advice and solutions for managers implementing administrative changes in terms of permit policy and procedure across the state and supports the delivery of marine estate reform priorities.


About You


To be considered for this role you must meet the following essential criteria:


  • Current coxswains certificate and demonstrated experience in towing, launching and operating vessels in coastal systems
  • ADAS Part 1 occupational diving or scientific diver qualifications
  • Current Class C driver licence


You will have demonstrated knowledge and experience relating to the marine environment, with the ability to interpret and apply relevant legislation, assessment and administration skills and a strong history of effectively interfacing with clients, stakeholders, service providers and marine park users. In addition, you must possess practical skills and be physically fit and able to perform field-based routine maintenance tasks on marine park equipment and assets.


Why work for Department of Regional NSW (DRNSW)?


Exciting career pathways and opportunities

We offer vibrant and exciting career paths for people from a wide range of backgrounds and skills. Once you join the NSW Government, you’ll be supported to develop your skills and expertise through ongoing training, and opportunities to move easily from role to role, and agency to agency across the entire NSW government.



Providing a safe, supportive, ethical, diverse and inclusive workplace for our people is one of our priorities. We run a variety of programs and provide a range of supporting resources to ensure the wellbeing of all our people.


Our people:  

Join DRNSW and you’ll be joining a team of more than 4,000 passionate people spread across a diverse range of disciplines and functions including - public works, land services, fisheries, agriculture and biosecurity. If you’re motivated and passionate about making a difference to the people of regional NSW, we invite you to become part of our story.


Apply now:


All applications must be submitted online and should include your current resume and a cover letter (max 2 pages) telling us why you’re a great fit.


To find out more about this role CLICK HERE to view the role description or please contact Sam Davis on


Applications close on Sunday 2nd May 2021


A recruitment pool may be created for ongoing and temporary roles of the same role or role type that may become available for filling over the next eighteen months.

Note: housing not provided for Lord Howe Island Marine Park. 


Closing date: May 02, 2021

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