Advert ID: 20005907
Indigenous Knowledge Broker, National Environmental Science Program
Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment
$82,500 - $93,670 p.a. + superannuation (APS6). Ongoing/Non-Ongoing.
We are seeking a passionate and motivated Indigenous knowledge broker to further build inclusion and partnership in National Environmental Science Program (NESP) and work with Indigenous people to identify Indigenous environmental research needs and build Indigenous research capacity.
The Organisation and the Team
The newly established Climate Adaptation and Resilience Division is responsible for leading work across governments, business and the community to build Australia’s resilience and adapt to climate change. Ours is a challenging task and an exciting opportunity. We work in a collaborative fashion and maintain strong relationships with partner agencies such as the Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO. We are keen to build a positive, flexible and supportive culture for the division.
The Science Partnership section manages the National Environmental Science Program (NESP) and actively works to connect decision makers with researchers to maximise the impact of environmental science. The section also has an emerging role in working with other in-house science centres to develop science strategy, governance and networks across the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment.
Indigenous people are key custodians of the environment, important knowledge holders and valued partners in the delivery of NESP research. See the link below to read about our Indigenous research partnerships.
The Department hosts a variety of support networks including the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employees Network. The focus of these networks is to bring people together to support each other, share experiences, and discuss matters of interest helping to set the direction for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander related projects and cultural influence within the Department. We also offer learning and development opportunities that support your career growth.
This recruitment process may be used to fill other vacancies in the division.
While the location is advertised as Canberra-based, other locations may be considered.
This is an opportunity to apply your passion for Indigenous inclusion and partnership in environmental research and management, to deliver research relevant and useful to Indigenous Australians and to build Indigenous research capability.
The Ideal Candidate/Skills & Experience
You will have:
How to apply:View details
Read about our Indigenous research partnerships here.
The Department offers an attractive remuneration package, including salary, superannuation benefits and flexible working conditions appropriate to the level of the position. For further details, refer to the Enterprise Agreement at http://www.environment.gov.au/about-us/employment/enterprise-agreement-2016-2019
How to apply:
Applications close: 11pm (AEST) on Thursday, 13 August 2020.