Purnululu World Heritage Area Project Manager


Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions


Kununurra, WA

Salary etc:

$89,047 - $97,994 p.a. plus 9.5% Superannuation (Level 5). Permanent, Full-time,


Position No. DBCA3058656

Located in the spectacular Kimberley region of Western Australia, Kununurra is rich in natural wonders, rugged ranges and home to the awe-inspiring Lake Argyle. Natural attractions such as the North Kimberley Marine Park, Ord River and Purnululu National Park attract people from all over Australia. 

Under limited supervision of the District Manager, the Purnululu World Heritage Area Project Manager: 

  • Takes the lead role in the establishment and function of the World Heritage Advisory Committee for Purnululu National Park, including providing high quality executive, administrative and logistical support to the committee.
  • Manages the heritage and conservation values and operations of the Purnululu World Heritage Area and surrounding departmental estate, including nature conservation and parks and visitor service activities.
  • Establishes and fosters relationships with traditional owners of the Purnululu National Park and provides a conduit of communication for these groups to the agency and external stakeholders.
  • Undertakes research, analyses documents, provides background briefings, and has a liaison and coordination role relating to World Heritage within the agency and with external stakeholders including the federal Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (SEWPaC).
  • Manages projects and ensures efficient and compliant financial and reporting administration in relation to Commonwealth World Heritage funded projects for the Purnululu World Heritage Property. 

The successful applicant will be required to possess or obtain a current and satisfactory National Police Check prior to commencement. 

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Closing date:

25-Nov-2020, 12 noon

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