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Mandarin-speaking Ranger

Advertiser: Skyrail Rainforest CablewayMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
10 Oct 2019
Location
Cairns & Far North
Work Type
Part Time
Classification
Government & Defence, Local Government

Mandarin-speaking Ranger

Skyrail is a unique rainforest attraction that has built on its success to become a world leader in sustainable tourism. We are a locally owned family business offering long term career opportunities in the Cairns region.

 

About the role

We are currently seeking a passionate mandarin-speaking individual to join our Environmental team. This position is part time with an average of 30 hours per week on offer to the successful candidate. 

You will be responsible for:

  • engaging with guests to provide interpretive information about the rainforest
  • maintaining Skyrail grounds, facilities and rainforest tracks 
  • providing customer service on the cableway and through interpretive rainforest boardwalk tours
  • ensuring our high standards of guest experience are met. 

Your roster will include some public holiday and weekend work.  Your initial training will be at Smithfield however you will have the opportunity to work at our Kuranda, Barron Falls and Red Peak stations once trained, so a drivers license and own transport is essential. 

 

Skills and experience

The following key attributes and skills will see you succeed in this career path with Skyrail:

  • Fluent in mandarin and english
  • Demonstrated experience in conservation and land management, horticulture, or landscaping
  • An eye for detail and presentation standards
  • Superior customer service skills
  • A drivers license, your own transport and willingness to travel on Skyrail.

A sound knowledge of tropical rainforest ecology and experience delivering interpretation will be highly regarded.

 

Commitment to safety

Skyrail is committed to excellence and safety in the workplace and we have comprehensive systems in place to ensure the safe operation of the cableway. As part of our team, you must be physically and mentally alert to carry out your duties safely.

Successful applicants will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical test and drug/alcohol screen to determine fitness to perform inherent requirements of the role. Random drug and alcohol screening is conducted on a regular basis.

 

How to apply

If you are looking for a career with a leading local business please Apply Now!

Applications must include a cover letter and resume. Please outline your experience and tell us why you are seeking a career with Skyrail. 

Tim Hackwood
Environmental Manager
Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

Skyrail is a unique rainforest attraction that has built on its success to become a world leader in sustainable tourism. We are a locally owned family business offering long term career opportunities in the Cairns region.

 

About the role

We are currently seeking a passionate mandarin-speaking individual to join our Environmental team. This position is part time with an average of 30 hours per week on offer to the successful candidate. 

You will be responsible for:

  • engaging with guests to provide interpretive information about the rainforest
  • maintaining Skyrail grounds, facilities and rainforest tracks 
  • providing customer service on the cableway and through interpretive rainforest boardwalk tours
  • ensuring our high standards of guest experience are met. 

Your roster will include some public holiday and weekend work.  Your initial training will be at Smithfield however you will have the opportunity to work at our Kuranda, Barron Falls and Red Peak stations once trained, so a drivers license and own transport is essential. 

 

Skills and experience

The following key attributes and skills will see you succeed in this career path with Skyrail:

  • Fluent in mandarin and english
  • Demonstrated experience in conservation and land management, horticulture, or landscaping
  • An eye for detail and presentation standards
  • Superior customer service skills
  • A drivers license, your own transport and willingness to travel on Skyrail.

A sound knowledge of tropical rainforest ecology and experience delivering interpretation will be highly regarded.

 

Commitment to safety

Skyrail is committed to excellence and safety in the workplace and we have comprehensive systems in place to ensure the safe operation of the cableway. As part of our team, you must be physically and mentally alert to carry out your duties safely.

Successful applicants will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical test and drug/alcohol screen to determine fitness to perform inherent requirements of the role. Random drug and alcohol screening is conducted on a regular basis.

 

How to apply

If you are looking for a career with a leading local business please Apply Now!

Applications must include a cover letter and resume. Please outline your experience and tell us why you are seeking a career with Skyrail. 

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Have you completed a qualification in conservation and land management?
  • Are you licenced to drive a manual vehicle?
  • Have you worked in a role which requires experience with land rehabilitation methods? (e.g. bush regeneration)
  • Are you available to work outside your usual hours when required? (e.g. weekends, evenings, public holidays)

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