Advert ID: 20008912
Indigenous Ranger Coordinator
Australian Wildlife Conservancy
Ngalurrtju, Alice Springs, NT
Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC) is the largest private (non-profit) owner of land for conservation in Australia, protecting endangered wildlife at 31 sanctuaries in which we own or manage in partnership, covering a total of more than 6.5 million hectares in iconic regions such as the Kimberley, Cape York, the Top End and Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre. With a focus on practical land management, informed by world-class science, AWC is implementing a dynamic new model for conservation.
AWC’s mission- to deliver effective conservation for all native animal species and their habitats-is achieved by:
The southeast region comprises of seven sanctuaries located across Northern Territory, New South Wales and South Australia. These properties: Newhaven (NT), Scotia (NSW), and Kalamurina, Buckaringa, Dakalanta, Yookamurra, and Western River Refuge (SA), span over 1 million hectares and protect a diversity of threatened species and habitats. Each sanctuary has its own unique requirements for the management of fire, the control of invasive species, the restoration of ecosystems and the management of visitors.
About the role
AWC is developing an exciting new partnership with Traditional Owners of the Ngalurrtju Aboriginal Land Trust. The partnership project aims to deliver effective conservation by applying AWC’s approach to conservation alongside strong engagement with Traditional Owners in planning and through direct employment of Indigenous Rangers.
The Indigenous Ranger Coordinator - Ngalurrtju will assist in establishing a small team of Indigenous Rangers to be employed on a casual basis to undertake works in accordance with an approved Conservation Land Management Program. The Indigenous Ranger Coordinator – Ngalurrtju will be responsible for supervising the Indigenous Ranger Team and coorindating their day-to-day activities.
Success in this position will be demonstrated by the development of a functioning team of Indigenous Rangers delivering effective conservation. Effective conservation will be measured by reference to key metrics, which track:
Engagement with Traditional Owners, other key stakeholders and AWC supporters, including through Supporter Events and contributing to AWC’s communications program are also important functions of this role. In this respect, you need to be a strong advocate for AWC’s conservation model and achievements.
Key relationships will include:
Based in Alice Springs, NT, this position is offered on a 12-month full-time contract. This is a unique opportunity to join Australia’s largest non-government conservation organisation, and contribute to the future of wildlife conservation in Australia.
How to apply:View details
Steve Eldridge, Operations Manager – Ngalurrtju | email@example.com
Applications via: australianwildlife.org/work-with-awc/careers
To submit an application, visit our careers page (linked above), select the relevant job vacancy, click ‘APPLY’ and complete an application form.
Your application must include CV and covering letter, briefly addressing the critical competencies listed in the detailed job description on our website or the attachment. Applications that do not meet these criteria will not be accepted.
Closing date for applications: Sunday 8 August 2021.
To learn more about AWC, please visit our website: https://www.australianwildlife.org
Position description - indigenous-ranger-coordinator-ngalurrtju-2021-pdf