Range Operator

Date:  27 May 2024

Darwin, NT, AU, 0832

Company:  Ventia

About The Role:

Ventia's Defence Base Services (DBS) contract supports Defence estate support services and facilities management. We deliver a range of estate, living, and base support capability including asset management and maintenance; ranges and training area management; airfield & land management and more.

Work on live ranges watching live fire next to our Australian defence force as a Range Operator with Ventia. You will provide range services at the Range Defence Training facility, corresponding areas and exclusion zones during live range activities and operations.

This full-time opportunity offers 38 hours a week with overtime. Your days of work range from Monday – Sunday based on the schedule of works that are planned around the Defence force. 



  • Training & Upskilling
  • Overtime Available
  • RDO’s - Can Be Available
  • Uniform & Safety Boots
  • Work Vehicle Provided On-Site
  • Fire PPE Provided
  • Work Around Defence Military Training

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure Red Flags / Red Lights are positioned in accordance with Range Standing Orders
  • Preparation of ranges along with providing assistance to range users and other customers
  • Undertake Land Management activities including; grass cutting, tree removal, weed spraying 
  • Undertake first response bush firefighting activities within the limitations of qualifications, available equipment, safety and crew size
  • Undertake basic Estate Upkeep functions such as fence and gate repairs and other tasks
  • Manufacture and repair targets as required

Key Skills & Attributes Include:

  • Current Drivers Licence – Required
  • HR Truck Licence - Desirable
  • Experience in Range Training Areas and/or Land Management - Desirable

About Ventia

Ventia is a leading infrastructure services company, operating across Australia and New Zealand. Our clients are the owners and operators of assets that are critical to our local communities. We pride ourselves on working smart, safely and sustainably, harnessing the latest technologies and brightest minds. With a diverse and proud heritage, we have a track record of delivering essential services to the communities in which we operate.



Ventia is enriched by the diverse experiences, talents and cultures that our people bring to the organisation, while celebrating and respecting the communities we operate in. We are committed to providing a safe and positive environment that provides equal opportunities for individuals of all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTQIA+, Women, Veterans and spouses and people with disabilities.


If you are interested in this opportunity and believe you have the appropriate level of skills and experience, we would like to hear from you. Due to the nature of the client, we do require you to be an Australian Citizen for this specific role.


To apply, please email your resume to shari.carnachan@skoutsolutions.com or submit your application via the "APPLY" button below. 


Position Reference Number: 158551


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