Assistant Ranger

  • Full Time

Website Shire of Broome

About this Job

  • Permanent full-time (40 hours per week with monthly RDO)
  • $67K base salary per annum (plus superannuation, with option for additional employer co-contributions to super)
  • Broome location allowance and salary packaging options (including rental assistance)
  • Investment in training and development to obtain Ranger qualifications
  • Generous annual leave and flexible work options
  • Active and engaging social club

At the Shire of Broome our people are fundamental to our success. We are focused on creating an inclusive workplace with the right people in the right roles, who are proactive, empowered and appropriately rewarded.

We strive to be a workplace filled with employees who live and breathe our values of PEARLS (Proactive, for Everyone, Accountable, Respectful, Listening, Sustainable).


About the Position:

The Rangers are responsible for providing a coordinated, efficient and quality community safety service to Residents, Ratepayers and Visitors to the Shire and to ensure that equitable and transparent enforcement is carried out, making the Shire a cleaner, safer and more pleasant place in which to live and work.

The Shire is invested in the career development and training of our Ranger team. To facilitate career progression and future planning within the team, the Shire is looking for motivated, community-minded, reliable individuals to join the Ranger team as an Assistant, with development and training provided by the Shire both formally and on the job to obtain full Ranger qualifications.

A full position description can be found here: Assistant Ranger -Position Description

About You:

An Assistant Ranger is someone who has a passion for community engagement and safety, willing to learn and highly motivated. Experience in a similar or related field (ie animal management, community services) will be highly regarded but not necessary. The successful candidate will be provided relevant formal training and education, subject to study assistance agreement, with hands on learning experience and mentoring.

Don’t meet every single requirement? If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly, give us a call to talk further. Our recruitment process considers both technical and cultural fit, and how our development program can support individuals to grow into roles.  You may just be the right candidate for this or another position at the Shire of Broome.


About the Shire:

Broome is one of the most stunning places in Australia. It has magnificent beaches and a natural environment that boasts desirable lifestyles, active and dynamic cultural, sporting and social scenes, with all the features and benefits of a small town!

Working for the Shire of Broome means you will enjoy:

  • Generous leave entitlements well above industry minimums, including additional annual leave and monthly rostered days off – giving you every opportunity to enjoy that Broome lifestyle!
  • Salary sacrifice options for rental assistance.
  • Family Membership to the Broome Recreation and Aquatic Centre.
  • A comprehensive Wellness Program including discounts on local services such as Pilates and Yoga.
  • An active and engaging social club.

The Shire of Broome is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace diversity and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. 

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume that best demonstrates your suitability for this position, as well as your ability to meet the requirements of the role.

Job Applications are to be submitted through Shire’s website at

For more information contact People and Culture on 08 9191 3456 or

Application Deadline:

Applications for this position are to be received no later than 4:00pm Wednesday, 4 October 2023.

The Shire of Broome reserves the right to close an advertisement early should a suitable pool of candidates be received. This means the vacancy may close without notice. If you are interested in this position, we highly recommend you apply as soon as possible. Canvassing of Councillors will disqualify.

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