Farm Ranger (PTSG/PX 3)

Organisation
Department of Correctional Services
Reference
VAC-49097
Contract Type
Full-Time
Industries
Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing
Location
Kingston
Salary & Benefits
$2,190,302 – $2,945,712 per annum
Date Posted
29/03/2024
Expiry Date
19/04/2024
Under the direction of the Security Coordinator, the Farm Ranger is responsible for the protective security of the farms productive assets and produce.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Technical/Professional Responsibilities: 

  • Secures farm assets, produce and personnel by patrolling property; monitoring surveillance equipment (Drones); inspecting buildings, equipment, and access points; permitting entry and exit. 
  • Inspects outgoing vehicles and personnel bags to prevent unauthorized removal of farm property or produce. 
  • Prevents losses and damage by reporting irregularities; informing violators of policy and procedures; restraining trespassers and praedial thieves. 
  • Completes reports by recording observations, information, occurrences, and surveillance activities. 
  • Monitors the farms for praedial theft by using quadcopter drones and photo beam technology. 

Other Responsibilities: 

  • The incumbent may, from time to time, be assigned duties not specifically outlined within the job description but are within the capacity, qualifications and experience normally expected from a person occupying this position. 

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Good problem-solving skills 
  • Good interpersonal and customer relations skills 
  • Ability to work in teams 
  • Goal-oriented, organized team player 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Able to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively 
  • Proficiency in the use of relevant computer applications 

 

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Four (4) CSEC subjects including Mathematics and English; 
  • Experience in the use of quadcopter drone; 

 

SPECIAL CONDITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH THE JOB

  • Must work well under pressure. 
  • Long work hours. 
  • May be required to work on weekends and public holidays. 
  • Be able to respond to emergencies quickly and efficiently. 
  • Hazardous environment. 

 

 

We thank all applicants for their expressions of interest, however only short listed candidates will be contacted.

 

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