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Indigenous Protected Area Coordinators (2 positions)


APY Land Management


Antara Sandy Bore IPA and Kalka/Pipalyatjara IPA, APY Lands, SA

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Level 3

Working with Anangu in spectacular country, the IPA project uses traditional ecological knowledge and contemporary land management practices to deliver the management of IPA programs in the APY lands.

The IPA Co-ordinator works under the guidance of the Land Management Program Manager and implements the annual works program which has been developed from the IPA working on country plan and the IPA Steering Committee. You manage the projects field activities and liaison with the IPA Steering Committee and manage the rangers for the area. At times you may work in other Land Management areas.

Regular liaison with traditional owners, IPA rangers, the Warru coordinator land management staff and contractors is required. 

Note this is a physically demanding role requiring long walks over rugged terrain, and may require carrying knapsacks and working in harsh conditions and some camping out. There is also a high percentage of time driving in 4WD vehicles over rugged areas.


  • History of work in a similar role
  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment
  • Ability to work as a team member and under Anangu direction
  • Ability to work independently in carrying out position responsibilities
  • Ability to managing consultants, researchers and contractors to run specific field activities or training with Anangu Rangers
  • Experience of using different technologies (IPad, photos, GIS), collect and store data on all on-ground works and activities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good organisational, project and budget management skills
  • Ability to employ communication techniques appropriate to cross-cultural environments
  • Ability to live and work in a remote location and in extreme conditions
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable
  • Current SA or NT Driver’s Licence
  • Able to work in remote and difficult terrain
  • Ability to manage small teams


  • Certificate 111-IV or and or/ relevant experience in a relevant field
  • Relevant trade qualifications with industry experience


  • Degree or Diploma in ecology or equivalent relevant field with relevant work related experience or extensive work experience in team leadership role in similar environment
  • PC literacy
  • Previous experience working with Indigenous people
  • Project Management Skills
  • An understanding of the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Land Rights Act 1981
  • Previous experience in the field desirable
  • 4WD experience or willing to learn

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