Advert ID: 20009585
Project Officer - Joint Management Support
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, NT
$68,534 - $74,611 p.a. (APS4)
Job reference: 2021/3212
Who we are
Australia’s natural and cultural heritage is unique. Our land and seascapes are distinctive, home to plants and animals found nowhere else in the world, and to some of the oldest living cultures on earth. These environments and cultures are an essential part of our national identity, and visitors travel from across the country and the world to experience them.
The Director of National Parks (the Director) is responsible for six national parks, the Australian National Botanic Gardens, 58 Australian Marine Parks and the Heard Island and McDonald Islands Marine Reserve established under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.Parks Australia is the federal park agency that supports the Director, and they are a division of the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment (the Department).
We work to showcase these natural and cultural wonders to the world, demonstrating to all why these places are so special, and inspiring communities to become more invested in their care and future.
Beyond the spinifex sand plains of arid central Australia lies Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, one of three national parks leased by their Aboriginal owners to the Director of National Parks, and jointly managed by Traditional Owners and Parks Australia. Parks Australia assists with ongoing management of the park’s natural and cultural heritage.
The Joint Management Team support Anangu, staff and stakeholders in working together to effectively manage the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. The team builds relationships and understanding to support joint management by developing staff and community to bridge the gap between the APS and community.
Under the supervision of the Joint Management Team Leader, and in accordance with the Lease Agreement, Management Plan, the Board of Management’s vision and relevant policies and procedures include:
What we are looking for
Knowledge and experience
The successful applicant must:
Flexible employment arrangements are available with the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment.