Regional Leader Joint Management


Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions


Karratha, WA

Salary etc:

$110,309 - $136,891 p.a. + super (Level 6 or 7). Permanent, Full-time.


Position No. DBCA3142378

Karratha is one of the largest and fastest growing towns in the north of Western Australia and is the heart of the West Pilbara Coast. Its location makes it an ideal base for exploring the Millstream Chichester National Park, Karijini National Park, Murujuga National Park, Dampier Archipelago, Point Samson and the Montebello Islands

Under minimal direction from (Level 6) or reporting to (Level 7) the Regional Manager:

Working in close collaboration with the Aboriginal Engagement, Planning and Lands Branch, this position is responsible for:

  • Aboriginal engagement and joint management in the Pilbara Region.
  • Negotiating Indigenous Land Use Agreements (ILUA) and Joint Management Agreements, coordinating meetings with traditional owners and other stakeholders and contributing to the development of guidelines and standards for joint management and traditional owner engagement.
  • Liaising with other relevant departmental staff (e.g. Parks and Visitor Services) and government agencies to progress negotiations for park creation and joint management.
  • Developing regional communication strategies for ILUA and joint management negotiations.
  • Identifying issues emerging from joint management and initiating development of solutions which help maintain consistency and continued momentum of joint management in the region.

The successful applicant will be required to possess or obtain a current and satisfactory National Police Check prior to commencement.


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