Advert ID: 20012746
Ranger & Indigenous Protected Area Operations Coordinator
Anindilyakwa Land Council
Alyangula, Northern Territory
About the ALC
The Anindilyakwa Land Council (ALC) is a 'future-forward' Land Council, directed by the 14 clans of the Groote archipelago region, is enabling the Anindilyakwa people to take full advantage of the opportunities and technology available in the 21st century, while simultaneously preserving land, language and culture. The vision of the ALC is to:
ALC is an independent statutory authority of the Commonwealth, subject to the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013, described therein as a Corporate Commonwealth Entity and is currently a portfolio agency of Prime Minister and Cabinet.
About the role
Land and Sea Department - ALC Rangers
The Land & Sea Department works with Traditional Owners to manage and care for country. The ALC Rangers assist Traditional Owners to meet their cultural responsibilities and aspirations for managing traditional homelands, protecting and passing on knowledge and law to future generations, and creating a sustainable and culturally appropriate economy across Aboriginal lands. The Rangers work in partnership with community organisations, both on Groote Eylandt and mainland Australia, industry and government departments and currently manage a range of projects with approximately 20 staff across the Groote Archipelago. Projects are diverse and include, but are not limited to: threatened species management, quarantine and biosecurity, asset maintenance, compliance and enforcement with fisheries legislation and ALC's recreation permit system relevant to the Aboriginal Lands Act, weed control, education and community awareness, ecological research, search and rescue activities and cultural resource management.
The Land and Sea Department works to protect the biodiversity, cultural and recreational values of the Groote Archipelago through the Jobs Land and Economy Program, Working on Country (WoC) and Indigenous Protected Area (IPA) funding streams provided by the State and Federal government.
The Ranger & IPA Operations Coordinator will work as part of the Land & Sea Department to protect the environmental, cultural and social values of the Groote Archipelago primarily through the Commonwealth funded Working on Country (WoC) and Indigenous Protected Area (IPA) programs and will be responsible for delivering the operational objectives of the WoC and IPA programs, through ensuring that the actions outlined in Anindilyakwa IPA POM (Plan of Management 2016), and associated management plans are incorporated into the annual Ranger work plans, ensuring that the Rangers undertake appropriate training and capacity building activities to successfully carry out these requirements, and by organising appropriate collaborations with researchers and other appropriate stakeholders that have the potential to assist in meeting the management plan requirements and Anindilyakwa community expectations.
In addition to a competitive salary, the remuneration package for this role includes:
Accommodation is provided with this position. A highly attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful applicant, including Holiday Travel Allowance, relocation assistance, 5 weeks annual leave and Salary Sacrifice.
Pre-employment screening, including an AFP criminal record check, may be undertaken on the person who is being recommended for appointment.
Important note: In the Northern Territory where we are located, there are certain requirements for mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations under public health orders. Applicants should assess and understand these requirements as part of their application decision.nrmjobs.com.au/job/20012746