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Ranger Coordinator / Community Development - Pilbara region

Kanyirninpa Jukurrpa
  • Female Ranger Coordinator

About Us

Kanyirninpa Jukurrpa (KJ) is a highly regarded Martu organisation that was established in 2005 to work with Martu to build strong, sustainable communities. Our vision is to:

  • Support Martu to look after culture and country;
  • Build a viable economy in Martu communities; and 
  • Build pathways for young Martu to a healthy future.

To achieve these objectives we deliver an integrated suite of programs that provide significant social, cultural and economic benefits to Martu. All of our programs are based on Martu culture and priorities and aspirations to go back to country, to teach young people about their culture and to look after country. By looking after culture, KJ assists Martu to retain a strong Martu identity, social stability and resilience in facing the increasing social and development pressures. KJ actively works in the remote communities of Jigalong, Parnngurr, Punmu and Kunawarritji to meet the aspirations of Martu. 

The Role

We are seeking enthusiastic and self-motivated females with a sense of adventure for the role of Female Ranger Coordinator in both the Punmu and Parnngurr communities. 

The role entails overseeing and coordinating the Communities Female Ranger Program. Ranger work in the communities includes looking after important cultural places, transferring knowledge to younger generations on country, undertaking landscape-scale fire management, threatened species management and feral animal control.

Particular focus is required on:

  • Ensuring that the program is vibrant, relevant and engaging to Martu;
  • Ensuring alignment and close cooperation between this program and KJ’s other activities, in line with KJ’s strategic plan;
  • Participating in the planning and delivery of KJ’s integrated activities for the community in which they operate; and
  • Looking after the development and welfare of rangers in that community.

Skills and Experience

  • Experience in community development/outdoor education/environmental management/related field
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Exceptional leadership skills
  • Ability to be creative and innovative
  • Strong planning and organisational skills
  • Experience working in a cross-cultural environment is advantageous


  • Busy and varied work in a supported environment 
  • Lead and facilitate a team of skilled rangers
  • Be part of a fantastic working culture where your contributions are valued
  • Accommodation and relocation support 
  • 10 weeks of annual leave

Please contact Jodie Rowell at jrowell@hmsolutions.com.au, using the subject line: Ranger Coordinator / Community Development enquiry via EthicalJobs for further information and an application package.

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