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Ranger Manager


Jabalbina Yalanji Aboriginal Corporation


Mossman, Nth Qld

Salary etc:

$75,000 p.a. + Benefits

The Jabalbina Yalanji Aboriginal Corporation (Jabalbina) administers native title rights, Aboriginal freehold land and Indigenous Land Use Agreements on behalf of the Eastern Kuku Yalanji People.

Jabalbina is seeking to recruit a person in a leadership role to oversee the organisation's funded Ranger Programs.

Your new Role

Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will oversee Jabalbina's Ranger Teams and associated programs including the National Indigenous Australians Agency (NIAA), Queensland Indigenous Land and Sea Ranger Program (QILSRP) and Biosecurity Grants Activities, ensuring that management processes are implemented, maintained and that funding obligations are met.

Some of your duties include:

  • Supervise and coach and mentor direct reports.
  • Assist the Operations Manager with Ranger Staff Management, including hiring, onboarding, training, performance management and discipline.
  • Asset Management.
  • Represent Jabalbina in communications with Traditional Owners, Government Officials and other Stakeholders.
  • Support the administration and acquittal of funding.
  • Provide operational reports to Management and Board.

What's in it for me?

  • Leadership Role.
  • Supportive Management Team.
  • Structured and Safe Work Environment.
  • Opportunity for Self-development.
  • Great Salary.

Essential requirements:

  • Qualifications in Conservation and Land Management or equal experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of culture and traditional land and sea management, as well as mainstream natural resource management practices.
  • Able to develop and foster partnerships with Elders and other Traditional Owners, as well as stakeholders including government agencies and landholders.
  • Demonstrated project management and organisational skills, including the ability to manage and develop best practice policies, operating guidelines, budgets, work plans and reports.
  • Effective communication and computer skills.
  • Open Driver's license.
  • Blue Card or able to obtain.

Jabalbina is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with experience and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture to apply, including Eastern Kuku Yalanji people.


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