Senior Director Parks & Wildlife Operations


NT Dept of Environment, Parks & Water Security


Alice Springs, Katherine or Darwin, NT

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$237,573 p.a. (Executive Contract Officer 2) Fixed-term.


RTF 214056

  • An Executive contract Fixed from 03/08/2021 to 07/01/2022 may be offered.
  • This vacancy may be available in either Alice Springs, Darwin or Katherine subject to negotiation with the successful applicant.   

The Territory is a vibrant and beautiful place that continues to offer great work opportunities and a relaxed lifestyle. An exciting opportunity is now open for a highly motivated and experienced executive to lead the Parks and Wildlife Operational branch. 

The position is accountable for the comprehensive management of 85 land and marine protected areas (encompassing approximately 45,000 square kilometres) across the NT, from the arid Centre to the tropical Top End. The Territory is leading the way in joint management of its parks and reserves with Aboriginal landowners and the successful applicant will have a proven record of accomplishment in building strong stakeholder relationships.

The successful applicant must have proven leadership, people and stakeholder management skills to oversee the operations and sustainable management of Northern Territory parks and reserves. They will provide strategic advice and support to the Executive Director and the Chief Executive Officer on initiatives and practical action to facilitate community involvement in sustainable park management that will provide strong social and economic benefits for the Territory

In addition to interesting and challenging work, the Department offers generous employment conditions. This is a great opportunity for a keen and motivated professional to join our Executive Team.

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