Balanggarra Youth Ranger Coordinator - s.50(d)


Kimberley Land Council


Wyndham, WA

Pursuant to Section 50(d), Australian Aboriginality is a genuine occupational requirement of this position.

About the role

This role is based in Wyndham.

The Balanggarra Youth Ranger Coordinator will coordinate a new youth (16-25yo) focussed ranger program. This position commencing in 2020 will work alongside the Balanggarra IPA coordinator and the Balanggarra ranger coordinator initially to set up the program ready to recruit rangers into the program early in 2021.

The works plan is made up of a diverse range of cultural and natural resource management activities, including fire management, threatened and pest species management, preservation of rock art sites, engagement with the local school, community organisations and will support Balanggarra young people to work alongside the existing ranger team. This focus will include supporting intergenerational knowledge transfer between elders and the ranger team, especially on country.

The role also involves staff management and program management.

What we are looking for:

  • An initiative driven individual with a passion for supporting young people to succeed.
  • Someone with a solid understanding of the importance of identity and Aboriginal culture to young people.
  • An individual who enjoys being on country and has a strong understanding of natural and cultural resource management.
  • Someone who is resourceful and able to think on their feet – especially when operating in remote areas.
  • Somebody who has experience in leading/mentoring/coaching teams of young people.
  • A team player and that can work flexibly with colleagues.

Salary and Benefits:
A 22-month contract, an attractive salary package with significant benefits including 5 weeks’ annual leave, relocation, leave loading, district allowance, rental subsidy and the option to salary sacrifice up to $15,889 per annum will be offered to the successful candidates.

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