People left unemployed during the coronavirus pandemic will be put to work to help recover from 2020's other emergency: the bushfires.
More than 80 jobs in bushfire recovery will be advertised over the next three weeks.
They will be funded under the Victorian government's Working for Victoria program, which offers positions to those who have lost their jobs directly due to coronavirus.
As of last week, this also includes local council employees who have not been redeployed into other areas and do not qualify for the federal government's JobKeeper program.
The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning is calling for people with skills to help work in invasive species management and waterway health programs in the North East and Gippsland.
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Other jobs with Parks Victoria also include track repairs, dangerous tree removal and repairs to damaged infrastructure in national parks and state forests, so that they are ready for visitors to enjoy.
Jobs have been identified that require very little training.
Despite national parks in Victoria opening last week after coronavirus restrictions eased, the majority of the Alpine National Park will remain closed until it can be made safe following the summer bushfires.
This includes sections of Dinner Plain, Mount Bogong and the Buckland Valley.
But despite a dangerous bushfire in January, the majority of Mount Buffalo National Park has re-opened.
"Communities across Victoria have been hit hard by coronavirus, and that has been a double blow for those who are still recovering from effects of the bushfires," Jobs Minister Martin Pakula said.
"It makes sense to direct workers to where they are needed most, helping out regional communities while providing meaningful and rewarding work for people who have suddenly found themselves without a job."
Jobseekers can register their details at vic.gov.au/workingforvictoria.