- Derby based
- The Ranger role is required to work out of the Ranger base in Jarlmadangah 4 days a week
WAC is calling for Applications for the position of Ranger Coordinator.
The position has an attractive salary which can be further negotiated on experience and qualifications, with 9.5% superannuation and additional salary allowances including leave loading district allowance, annual airfare where applicable, air-conditioning subsidy, rental assistance where applicable, salary sacrificing options and 5 weeks annual leave. A generous TOIL arrangement is also available. The position also comes with a vehicle.
Applicants must address the following selection criteria:
Essential Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
- Experience in Indigenous land management work; or strong scientific, natural resource management, logistical, community development or practical skills relevant to Indigenous land management/Ranger activities.
- Demonstrated ability to collaborate and work effectively with Aboriginal people to achieve shared goals.
- Experience in developing Project Plans, partnerships with research bodies and reporting to government and other funding bodies
- Demonstrated ability to innovate, adapt to changing situations, find practical solutions and work effectively through collaboration.
- Use appropriate initiative and work productively with limited supervision in sometimes complex and remote situations as part of a geographically dispersed team.
- An ability and willingness to work in a regional location and undertake extended fieldwork in remote areas of the Nyikina Mangala Determination Area/surrounding regions.
- Strong written and oral communications skills.
- Competence in the use of computers and Microsoft Office applications.
- Current manual drivers licence and competence in the use of a manual 4WD vehicle in remote and off-road conditions.
- Possess or able to obtain a current Police Clearance and Working with Children Check.
- Experience in training, development and/or management of Indigenous ranger teams.
- Experience in the West Kimberley Region and good networks in natural resource management area.
- Qualifications and/or experience in natural resource management, environmental science, training & assessment, anthropology or community development.
- Project management experience.
- Experience with the use of geographic information systems (GIS).
- Experience in application and project delivery for Indigenous Protected Areas (IPA), and related land and community projects.
This is a full-time role for a 12 month period- with possibility of extension. People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island descent are encouraged to apply.