Mens Ranger Coordinator


Walalakoo Aboriginal Corporation


Derby, Broome & Kimberley, WA

Salary etc:

TRP $100,000 - $110,000 p.a. Full-time.

Work alongside Nyikina Mangala people to help look after their cultural heritage, land & environment, and enjoy a unique lifestyle in the breathtaking Kimberley.

About Us

Walalakoo Aboriginal Corporation, based in Derby, is a prominent organisation representing the Nyikina Mangala people of the Kimberley region in Western Australia. Our vision is to be a self-sufficient organisation that adopts the world's best practice in environmental and agricultural sustainability and provides social and material prosperity to Nyikina Mangala communities.

We are seeking seeking a Men's Ranger Coordinator with a drive and passion to support our Traditional Owners of the Nyikina Mangala Determination area.

The position is based in Jarlmadanga Burru an Aboriginal community located 86 kilometres (53 mi) southeast of Derby, with regular travel and time in Derby.

Housing included at Jarlmadangah community

Qualifications & experience:

  • Experience in Indigenous land management work; or strong scientific, natural resource management or practical skills relevant to Indigenous land management/Ranger Program delivery.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and work effectively with Aboriginal people to achieve shared goals.
  • Experience in developing and implementing Project Plans/schedules, project budgets and risk management.
  • Experience in reporting to funding bodies, collecting information/evidence on a weekly basis.
  • Current manual drivers' licence and competence in the use of a manual 4WD vehicle in remote and off-road conditions.

Tasks & responsibilities:

  • Providing support to Walalakoo to implement their Healthy Country Plan and contribute to the maintenance and improvement of unique cultural sites, flora and fauna, and environment.
  • Undertake field work on-country alongside the Nyikina Mangala Rangers.
  • Support consultations towards creating Indigenous Protection Area(s).
  • Help to improve Western and Nyikina Mangala knowledge bases on the state of the environment and areas for attention and action.
  • Support Nyikina Mangala people to find and remain in sustainable work in land and water management.
  • Develop strong partnerships/relationships with research and philanthropic bodies.
  • An ability and willingness to work in a regional location and undertake fieldwork for extended periods in remote areas of the Nyikina Mangala Determination Area/surrounding regions.


A base salary of $82,000 plus super and a host of benefits package including:

  • District Allowance from $6,646 (no dependants) to $9,328 (with dependants).
  • Rental or mortgage subsidies.
  • Air conditioning subsidy.
  • Annual airfares subsidy to the value of $1,450 p.a. (after 12 months of service).
  • 5 weeks annual leave p.a.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply


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