Yugul Mangi Ranger Coordinator
As the largest peak Indigenous organisation in Australia, the Northern Land Council (NLC) provides a family-friendly and flexible team environment with attractive remuneration packages, five weeks annual leave, district allowance, super, salary sacrifice, airfares and other entitlements.
Located in the Ngukurr Community on the Roper River in South Eastern Arnhem Land of the Northern Territory, this position is responsible for coordinating the Yugul Mangi Ranger Group in advancing the objectives of the Traditional Owners in managing their land and sea country. In consultation with Traditional Owners, you will develop and implement annual work plans, and provide day to day planning, supervision and logistical support to the Yugul Mangi rangers to ensure their effective and efficient management of caring for country activities.
The successful applicant will possess tertiary qualifications in either land management, natural resource management or community development, or extensive related experience consulting and working with Aboriginal communities on cultural, land and resource management activities and projects. Applicants should possess sound communication, negotiation and community consultation skills, with computer experience and the ability to manage budgets and produce reports within required deadlines is essential. You should have demonstrated ability to supervise and manage work teams in a remote location, with good knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal Caring for Country management issues and the opportunities and constraints affecting Aboriginal people’s involvement in land management.
Significant travel to remote areas is involved so possession of a ‘C’ Class driver’s licence and the ability to drive 4WD vehicles safely is essential.