Advert ID: 20020711
River Cultural Officer (identified position)
Dubbo, NSW or Mildura, Victoria
$32 per hour plus 11% superannuation
River Cultural Officer - an identified position
About the position
OzFish’s work on Australia's waterways is on the country of our First Nations peoples. We pay respect to their longstanding custodianship of this land. We acknowledge the deep connection and understanding they have with our waterways and our fish as we seek their support, advice, and approval for our stewardship actions.
This position aims to guide OzFish in the establishment of genuine partnerships and activities with First Nations peoples in areas of mutual interest that supports the protection and restoration of Australia’s waterways for future generations. OzFish recognises that greater habitat impact and value can be created, and new insights gained when OzFish projects are interwoven with the knowledge, perspectives, capacity, and capability of this country’s original fishers, fish habitat scientists and environmental stewards.
The River Culture Officer will be responsible for assisting the development and delivery of River and Cultural projects undertaken within Dubbo or Mildura and surrounds, including coordinating the volunteer work program and achieving on-ground outcomes against specific projects in the local area of operations. The River Repair Bus provides a unique model of community engagement in river habitat restoration and is equipped with the required tools/PPE to plant and maintain native vegetation, build habitat for aquatic and terrestrial species, undertake rubbish clean-ups, and upskill participants in these areas. The position operates under the supervision of and working closely with the Senior Program Manager – Murray Darling Basin, the River Repair Bus team leader, and OzFish Unlimited regional staff.
The position is also critical to OzFish’s dedication to ensuring we work with local people on their own country. The River Culture Officer will actively engage and consult on a weekly basis with the relevant First Nations communities.
The River Culture Officer responsibilities will include
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