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Garngi/Mardbalk Ranger Group Coordinator - Fixed Term until 30/06/2018 (subject to ongoing funding)

Location: Croker Island, NT (subsidised housing may be provided)

Closing: Mon, November 20, 2017

Salary: SPO $85,394 - $95,811 pa + entitlements

Classification: NT70 Caring for Country

This position is responsible for coordinating the Garngi and Mardbalk Ranger Groups by assisting Aboriginal Traditional Owners and managers across the Goulburn and Croker Island regions to maximise their participation in land and sea management activities, from planning through to implementation and review.

Applicants should possess a sound knowledge of Aboriginal Caring for Country management opportunities and constraints, with demonstrated ability to effectively manage work teams in remote locations and coordinate resource management projects.

Strong communication, negotiation and report writing skills, with Tertiary qualifications in natural resource management or a social science, community development, public policy or related discipline, and/or extensive relevant experience are essential.

A demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal cultures and issues with the ability to communicate effectively and sensitively with Aboriginal people is required.

Significant travel to remote areas using 4WD vehicles is involved so possession of a ā€œCā€ class drivers licence and ability to safely drive 4WD drive vehicles is essential.