Numbulwar Ranger Coordinator

  • Northern Land Council
  • Numbulwar, NT
  • Annual Salary: $73342- $87646 Dep
  • Annual Leave: 5 weeks and 2 days
  • Accommodation: Provided rent-free
  • Vehicle: Work vehicle provided
  • Additional Leave: N/A
  • Extras: Airfare allowance which is currently $2555 on the one year anniversary. District Allowance $5,054.68 without dependents $8,164.91 with dependents. Aircon Allowance $51.87per fortnight



This position is located in the Numbulwar Community located on the mouth of the Rose River in
South Eastern Arnhem Land of the Northern Territory.

It is responsible for coordinating the Numbulwar Numburindi Ranger Group in advancing the objectives of the Traditional Owners in managing their land and sea country. The Rangers work on implementing the plan of management for the South East Arnhem Land Indigenous Protected Area.

Primary Objective

The primary objective of the Ranger Coordinator is to supervise, develop, lead and inspire a team of local rangers to play a vital part in land and sea management on country. This typically includes fire management, feral weed and animal control and cultural site management activities.


Provide supervision and logistical support to the ranger group to ensure the effective and efficient
management of caring for country activities across the South East Arnhem Land Indigenous
Protected Area work area.

Through consultation with Traditional Owners and Aborginal land and sea managers develop and
implement annual work plans that identify priority natural and cultural resource management
activities to best meet their caring for country aspirations.

Ensure compliance with all government and fee for service contractual requirements. This includes
monitoring progress against the annual project plans and reporting.

Develop and maintain effective working relationships with Aboriginal communities, NLC staff and
other partner agencies to identify and develop cultural, land and sea management opportunities.

Manage and monitor all assets for the Ranger programs, including reporting of damaged or
replacement of assets to ensure rangers are able to complete their work using safe and adequate

Facilitate ranger training and career progression opportunities for all rangers to create
opportunities for career advancement.

Ensure compliance with all NLC policies and procedures including all administrative functions to
uphold NLC standards and ensure that ranger groups operate within expectations.

Represent the Northern Land Council at various forums, as required.

Undertake all work in a safe manner and report any maintenance requirements, hazards, accidents,
injuries or incidents in accordance with NLC policy to ensure all risks are mitigated appropriately.

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