Advert ID: 20020780
Media & Communications Officer
Kakadu National Park, NT
$72,002 - $78,386 p.a.
Identified position: This position is an ‘Identified’ position which signifies that the role has a strong involvement in issues relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The successful applicant must have an understanding of the issues affecting Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people and an ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander People.
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 Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water (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.
Kakadu National Park is a world-heritage listed site for its natural and cultural values, and 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. In addition to ongoing management of the park’s natural and cultural heritage, this branch also manages strategic priorities for Parks Australia, managing a range of strategic planning and major capital projects across the three jointly managed parks.
The Media and Communications Officer is a member of the Tourism and Visitor Services team which manages commercial tour operations and communication, delivers interpretive and education programs, supports media activities, and manages events and festivals.
Under the direction of the Tourism Services Team Leader:
The successful applicant must:
Hold and maintain a current manual driver’s licence and ability to drive a 4WD vehicle,
Wear an official uniform supplied by the department, including during field operations (as applicable), in accordance with the department’s uniform policy.
Please note that you may be required to perform occasional out-of-hours and weekend work.
What we are looking for
Knowledge and experience
Skills and capabilities
Tertiary qualifications in media, public relations, communications or journalism, or equivalent professional experiencenrmjobs.com.au/job/20020780