Advert ID: 20005876
Tjiwarl Aboriginal Corporation
Leinster (Northern Goldfields region), WA
The Tjiwarl Claimants are the native title holders (determined in May 2017) over approximately 13,800 square kilometres of land in the Northern Goldfields region of WA.
Tjiwarl (Aboriginal Corporation) was established to hold on trust the native title rights and interests of the Tjiwarl native title holders. The corporation is responsible for delivering core governance and operational activities, fulfils obligations under land use agreements, implements programs for the betterment of Tjiwarl native title holders, protects and preserves land and heritage for the Tjiwarl community.
This position is responsible for leading the Tjiwarl Ranger Unit, and for undertaking strategic and operational planning in land management. The Tjiwarl Ranger Unit is supported and guided by Tjiwarl Elders, who act as an advisory group and provide strategic and cultural guidance to the program. A team of staff based in Perth supports this role.
This role facilitates the process to develop a Healthy Country Plan, establish relationships and partnerships and establishes policies and strategies, identifies and implements programs to protect the biodiversity, cultural, and economic resources of the Tjiwarl people. Some of the vital operational works plan activities include fire, feral, and weed management; fee for service projects; cultural tourism and mine activity engagements and monitoring. The Ranger Coordinator is required to prepare and oversee implementation of an annual project and activity plan and associated budgets.
This position supervises Rangers.
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
LEAD RANGER UNIT FIELD PROJECTS
PROVIDE LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT OF THE RANGER TEAM TO UNDERTAKE LAND MANAGEMENT AND OTHER DUTIES
SECURE AND BUILD RANGERS UNIT FINANCIAL RESOURCES THROUGH IMPROVED GRANT ACQUISITION AND FEE FOR SERVICE PROJECTS
PARTICIPATE AS A MEMBER OF THE TJIWARL AC LEADERSHIP TEAM
Salary & Benefits
Initially offered up to a two-year contract with possible extension.
A competitive salary will be negotiated based on skills and experience and will include 6 weeks annual leave.
The role is based in Leinster and travel will be required to Perth from time to time.
If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience, we would love to hear from you.
How to apply:View details
Please email your application which should include a cover letter outlining your skills and experience relative to the essential criteria and your resume with contactable references to email@example.com with the subject line Application: Ranger Coordinator.
Applications will be reviewed and shortlisted when received.
Closing date: Friday 21st Aug, 2020
Please note: Applications for this position will only be accepted from those with Australian residency or a valid work permit. All candidates will be assessed based on their suitability to the criteria. The corporation reserves the right to employ their candidate of choice. There will be no appeal process.