Title:

Seasonal Interpretive Ranger, Kakadu National Park

Advertiser:

Director of National Parks

Location:

Katherine & Northern Australia, Northern Territory

Salary etc:

Salary - $58,430 - $65,363 p.a. Non-Ongoing.

Kakadu National Park has been home to Bininj/Mugguy for thousands of years, it is also World Heritage listed for both its natural significance and the living culture.

Kakadu National Park is looking for experienced interpreters to deliver walks, talks, slideshows, cultural activities and school programs that will leave our visitors understanding and appreciating some of the natural and cultural values of this World Heritage destination.

The successful applicant will often be working independently in remote locations and able to work split shifts and occasional weekends. The approximate contract timing is mid-April to Late October/November 2019 (7 months).

You will also engage with Aboriginal traditional owners to understand and work towards their vision for the future of park.

We need passionate, energetic and enthusiastic interpreters who can learn quickly, engage with a variety of people and think on their feet. If you think that might be you we’d love to hear from you!

Eligibility Requirements:

  • To be eligible for any position in the Department you must be an Australian Citizen.
  • You must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate Working with Children Check.
  • This position is an ‘Identified’ position which signifies that the role has a strong involvement in issues relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The successful applicant must have an understanding of the issues affecting Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people and an ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander People.
  • Hold a current manual drivers licence and have the ability to drive a 4WD vehicle.
  • Hold a current Senior First Aid Certificate or have the ability to obtain this qualification.
  • Have completed the Kakadu Knowledge for Tour Guides course (Charles Darwin University) prior to commencing in the position or have the capacity to complete the qualification.
  • Be available to work early mornings and evenings (including overnight) in a variety of locations in Kakadu.

The Department of Environment and Energy values social and cultural diversity and is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and the provision of a safe and healthy work environment.

For more information, or to apply, click 'View details' below.

How to apply:

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Date published:

11-Jan-2019

Closing date:

28-Jan-2019


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