Advert ID: 20001613
Wagiman Ranger Group Coordinator
Northern Land Council
Pine Creek, Northern Territory (subsidised housing)
Base salary range: $70,685 - $82,597 p.a. + entitlements (Professional Officer PO2). Contract term: until 30 June 2021
As the largest peak Indigenous organisation in Australia, NLC provides a family-friendly and flexible team environment with attractive remuneration packages, five weeks annual leave, district allowance, super, salary sacrifice, airfares and entitlements.
This position is responsible for coordinating the Wagiman Ranger Group and for working with Aboriginal owners and managers to maximise their participation in land management activities, across the Wagiman and Upper Daly River Land Trust and Western Top End regions.
Applicants should possess a sound knowledge of Aboriginal Caring for Country management opportunities and constraints, with demonstrated ability to effectively manage work teams in remote locations. You will have experience working with Aboriginal communities in coordinating resource management projects, from planning through to implementation and reporting.
Good communication, negotiation and community consultation skills, with tertiary qualifications in natural resource management or a social science, community development, public policy or related discipline, and/or extensive relevant experience, are essential.
A demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal culture and issues, with the ability to communicate effectively and sensitively with Aboriginal people is required, as is possession of a ‘C’ class driver’s licence and ability to safely drive 4WD vehicles.
The position will be supervising both male and female rangers, and women are strongly encouraged to apply for the role.
Contact person: Sam Pickering 0436 489 210.
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Applicants must be Australian residents. NLC is an equal opportunity employer and encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.
Applications close COB Monday 1 October 2018