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Explore Three Capes this August

12/07/2018

Tasmania's award-winning Three Capes Track has been a runaway hit with walkers, with more than 28,000 local, national and international visitors completing it since it opened in December 2015.More

Flags fly at Mount Nelson once again

26/06/2018

Tasmania's first signal station has been restored more than 200 years since it began operation on Mount Nelson.
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Southwest ecological burns important for orange-bellied parrot conservation

22/03/2018

Planned ecological burns in Southwest National Park will help regenerate important habitat areas for the critically endangered orange-bellied parrot.More

Education rangers wanted for Parks Summer Program

05/09/2006

The award winning Parks and Wildlife Service Summer Program is now advertising for education rangers to conduct its 27th year of education ranger activities in national parks, reserves and other sites throughout the State.

The popular Summer Program reaches out to the community through public events and activities planned by the education rangers. The Parks and Wildlife Service seeks to employ highly skilled individuals who interpret the natural and cultural wonders of Tasmania.

Education rangers conduct guided walks, children's activities, slideshows, spotlight walks and, on occasion, staff portable displays. All of these activities encourage the public to interact with the education ranger and the environment. The activities range from native wildlife, cultural heritage, historical aspects of the area, sustainable use, information on visiting national parks and reserves safely and softly, and examples of Tasmania's unique natural and cultural heritage that visitors can see, hear, touch, and smell.

There are 11 full time education rangers based at various national parks and reserves including Cradle Mountain, Freycinet, and the Tasman Peninsula. As part of the summer program six part-time shearwater and penguin guides will also be employed at Ocean Beach, Lillico Beach and Bruny Neck.

Applications close on the 22nd of September. For a job application kit please visit www.jobs.tas.gov.au. For further inquiries please contact Jennifer Fry, Interpretation and Education Officer, (03) 6233 3097.